Monday, August 20, 2018

The Mural Begins

My friend Jim and I have been commissioned to paint a mural on all four walls of a dining room.  Of course Jim, the one with all the contacts, personality, and ambition, is actually the one who landed the job.  I was then brought in as an assistant.  We have been working sporadically on this for about a month now, and our progress is very little.  So far we have painted the sky on the walls and have just begun the actual subject matter, which is the city of Eastport.  This picture shows the initial proposal that we presented, a single section of one wall.  The jars are filled with the colors we pre-mixed from our basic red, yellow, and blue palette.Accomplishing that was a big job in itself, but at this point we are ready to begin