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Arizona Pin Striping and Melanoma

Arizona Pinstriping and Melanoma Tomorrow or the next day I find out if that big freckle thing on my cheek is a Melanoma. For a couple of days after the doc said he thought it was, I was kinda freaky. But then Yesterday while I was working on my latest mural, the owner of the…

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EMBRY-RIDDLE 90th Aniv. Mural

EMBRY RIDDLE 90th ANIVERSARY MURAL I LOVE MY JOB! Especially working on this mural. It’s at the flight school by the Prescott Airport.  First, of course, I “had”to go flying to take the references I needed to get the correct angles and features and people requested. But the first time out, I was in the…

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Burmister Bldg Murals

I had the great honor of painting 7 murals depicting our history in Prescott in the building directly across the main entrance of the Courthouse. This building was thoughtfully restored by Cliff Petrovsky to be as much like it was back before the Great Depression. As a kid, the building was always Penneys and Woolworths,…

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BASEBALL MURAL

One of my best nepotism murals.  This mural is in Prescott Valley at an indoor batting range called Full Swing.  My model was my grandson Brandon. Except he “took a trip to the orthodontist”. Oh, that having magically straight teeth should be so easy As a few strokes of paint! anyway, here’s my inspiration which…

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GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY MURALS

I want to start off by telling you, when I get dementia and have to be in a dementia unit, THIS IS WHERE I WANT TO GO! I am, besides being a mural painter, a retired nurse.  While In nursing school I worked in a nursing home at nights to gain experience. What a HORRID…

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Prescott Heroes mural

PRESCOTT HEROES MURAL We had a horrible tragedy in my hometown of Prescott, AZ.  On June 30, 2013,  19 of our “Hotshot” firefighters perished in a fire down the hill from Prescott in Yarnell.  Seems everyone knew at least one of the young men who died that day. It was awful. You just feel so…

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GRAND CANYON SPIRITS

GRAND CANYON SPIRITS This mural is actually 2 murals on either side of some big double doors, one side in the mexican food restaurant, Sophies, and on the other side, a liquor and snack store, right across from the Imax Theater in Tusyan, just outside the park. The name of the store is “Grand Canyon…

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GUITAR ART

GUITAR ART Recently, I learned how to use automotive paint. I painted my scooter. I made a few technical mistakes on it, but nobody knows what they are except me and someone looking at it super-close. Here’s my scooter all pretty blue now instead of ugly grey. So I got to thinking…some of the details…

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CHALKING UP AZ!

CHALKING UP AZ! I’m putting these events in chronological order, the most recent ones first. Good friend Jen, after doing chalk art here in Prescott with me, decided to organize a festival in Cochise County where she lives. She teaches art normally, but her small school where she taught closed. Jen, not being one to…

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trying my hand at AFRICAN FOLK ART

AFRICAN FOLK ART A home here in Prescott has 3 distinct wings. The main area is all African and African-inspired decor. The other 2 areas are Irish and Italian.  Those will be muraled later. Once again, I learned a lot in researching African Folk Art.  The different symbols are not just doodles. They have meaning.…

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