Malgudi Days Murals Just a few weeks ago, I completed two mural paintings at the new Malgudi Veg restaurant in Ashburn, VA! Malgudi Veg is an Indian vegetarian restaurant, that has absolutely delicious food, and at affordable prices! The murals are based on illustrations from the famous 1980’s Indian television series Malgudi Days, by R.K.Continue reading “Malgudi Days Mural Paintings at Malgudi Veg in Ashburn”
Recently I had the enjoyment of painting enhancements to a residential mural in Leesburg. This mural was originally painted around 17 years ago! The homeowner wanted me to improve the appearance of the willow tree so that it resembled a willow tree more, and re-paint the cardinal bird up top. So the tricks were to keepContinue reading “Mural Enhancement in Leesburg, Virginia”
This morning I started the prep work on a mural painting at the Lost Rhino Retreat Restaurant in Ashburn, Virginia. The interior of this restaurant is beautiful, as it is open and spacious with very high ceilings, locally milled wood installations, a fireplace, and natural light streaming through the tall windows. Perfect for illuminating aContinue reading “Mural at Lost Rhino Retreat in Ashburn”
Last weekend upon the request of my client, I added more life to the coral reef section of the ocean life mural, including sergeant majors, red snappers, tarpons, eels, white tip sharks, lion fish, crabs, turtles, sea shells, lobster, oysters and clams. It was getting to be later in the afternoon and it was cloudy, plusContinue reading “Additions to the Ocean Life Mural”
A few weeks ago I mostly finished the forest friends mural painting in my son’s bedroom, although I still plan on adding a stream of water in when I get a chance. I took this picture a few weeks ago when my son was in the room with me and grabbed a paintbrush so thatContinue reading “Forest Friends Mural”
More photos today from painting the ocean life mural, which is getting close to finished! Just have to finish painting in a colorful coral reef at the bottom!
A Forest Mural for our Kids Room Are you ever enchanted by a beautiful forest? Does a red cardinal, or mystical owl, peek your curiosity? Or the beauty of a deer quietly walking through a grassy clearing in the forest? Last night I was excited to start a ‘forest friends’ mural in my toddler son’sContinue reading “Forest Friends Mural”
Painting upside down is a real workout! I hope Michelangelo had a really good chiropractor when he painted the Sistine Chapel. Today I started on the underside of the mural that I’m painting in a townhouse studio in Ashburn, while also painting in jumping whales and dolphins, a sea turtle, and colorful sea fish! AfterContinue reading “Jumping Whale and Dolphins, Sea Turtles. More mural progress.”
This morning I had a chance to paint more of the ocean life mural, as my clients have returned from their vacation! Here are some before and after photos. Before: After: Tomorrow morning I’ll paint in the rest of the animals and start the bottom side of the mural. At some point in the nextContinue reading “Ocean Life Mural Update Photos”
This morning I had a couple more hours to work on the ocean life mural. I started painting in the water and will work on dolphins, turtles, whale and mermaid the next time!