I recently completed a deceptively simple silhouette mural, for a veterinary ophthalmology practice in San Francisco. This mural is designed for an angled, and very long hallway wall, with a bumpy uneven surface.
|the hallway before (L) , and with its new base color of blue|
For an assignment like this the two most important things are a good drawing, and the right color. The wall "before" was stark white, in an uneven 36 foot long sloping hallway. Just painting the wall a nice color of warm blue had a tremendous impact on this space.
The client asked that the design feature a variety of animals, emphasize the importance of sight, as well as show interaction between the animals and their human companions.
Here are some more details:
|Kathy explaining derivatives to her hound|
|the great butterfly hunt!|
|Finished mural as seen from the reception area|
Both the reception area and the hall now have a nice view!
You can see this mural in person at the office of Veterinary Vision in San Francisco.
You summed it up.....it IS all about color and design. I think you gave them much more than they expected! It reminds me of 40's children's book illustrations. Love it.ReplyDelete
Loving this, Lynne!ReplyDelete
This is lovely, contemporary with a nostalgic feel to it. Very cool.ReplyDelete
I love this mural! So detailed and so elegantly simple. Wish I could walk down the hall a couple of times!ReplyDelete
thanks, all. it was a bit of a brain teaser to include so many animals without getting cluttered. but i love a challenge!ReplyDelete
Your blog is an inspiration for me.thank you