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Indian Motorcycle mural AND LOTS MORE!

James Dean ’53 Indian Chief MOTORCYCLE MURAL  (and LOTS more!) So the first 3 days of this mural were spent sketching!   LOTS AND LOTS OF LITTLE DETAILS that must be exact!  It’s an Indian Chief 1953 with James Dean sitting on it.   Now since JD’s Indian was a 500 and not a Chief,…

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"TILE WORK"

So the marks are put around the words “tile work” because this is 100% paint.  Not real tile.  Several years ago I worked in a set dept. that did all kinds of sets for plays, movies, events and industries.  The joke when i worked there was the bossman would hand us a piece of wood…

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AVEDA MURAL

AVEDA MURAL This mural is a relatively small mural, done in the massage/therapy room of the Prescott AZ Aveda salon.  I wasn’t going to do a “painting progression” on it, but I learned some cool stuff, so here goes: I had 3 problems dealing with the space and colors requested and subject matter.  This is…

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ARTIST IN RESIDENCE-Grand Canyon National Park, South Rim

  Julie was selected by the Grand Canyon Association to be their first South Rim Artist in Residence, a program that had been going on for several years on the North rim and other National Parks, but only recently started on the South. She selected as the sight of her mural the Shrine of the…

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EUROPEAN COUNTRY MURAL

This European countryside mural was done out by Red Mountain in a beautiful castle-like stone home.  This is in the front room behind the most beautiful piano I’ve ever seen (or played!).

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LEARJET MURAL

LEARJET MURAL Look at the tiny light switch on the left to get an idea of the size of this mural.  This jet was photographed while it was on the ground from a high vantage point to get the angle, then superimposed with a few tricks for realism, over some clouds I photographed on a…

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WHAT ARE WE MISSING?

Metro Station, Washington D.C.,  on a cold January morning in 2007. The man with a violin played six Bach pieces for about 45 minutes. During that time approx. two thousand people went through the station, most of them on their way to work. After three minutes a middle aged man noticed there was a musician playing. He slowed…

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my grandpa, Hugh Allen Hutchins

With the passing of my Dad, Hugh Allen Hutchins’ oldest living son, passes a lot of direct memory of Hugh.  However, I was lucky enough to know and remember him from my early years, and my dad was great at recanting his memories of him.  so this is from both of our memories.  Hopefully, others…

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RED CROSS – HURRICANE KATRINA

In my “other life”, I was a nurse working first at St.Joes in Phoenix as a newborn nursery nurse, then in Mesa at Desert Samaritan as a med/surg nurse.  I retired, but before I did, did a stint as a Red Cross nurse.  This was most memorable… and in many ways, life-changing in that I’ve…

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CHILDREN'S GIRAFFE

‘The reference for this giraffe was taken from the client’s child’s favorite animal book.  My normal favorite reference for any children’s murals.  There were also several other animals painted in her jungle themed room, but this little guy was my fave (I relate to giraffes cause Im 6’ tall myself!!)

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