My First Large Scale Outdoor Mural

There’s a new mural in one of San Francisco’s tech corridors. The front of the warehouse at 787 Brannan mural is now graced with some work by yours truely.

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Below is how it progressed:

The Wall had a mural that the the people that lived there did not like. The wall had a large rolling door as well as large windows, etc. To give you a sense of the scale, the person in the frame is 6’2″

The Wall had a mural that the the people that lived there did not like. The wall had a large rolling door as well as large windows, etc. To give you a sense of the scale, the person in the frame is 6’2″

The wall needed to be washed and loose paint stripped off. Then I painted a base coat

The wall needed to be washed and loose paint stripped off. Then I painted a base coat

The wall needed to be washed and loose paint stripped off. Then I painted a base coat

Then the color starts to show up

Then the color starts to show up

Then the color starts to show up

The center is painted. Unfortunately, I was not allowed to use spray, and had to use brush and rollers for everything.

The center is painted. Unfortunately, I was not allowed to use spray, and had to use brush and rollers for everything.

The center is painted. Unfortunately, I was not allowed to use spray, and had to use brush and rollers for everything.

 The center is finish

The center is finish

The center is finish

787-brannan-12Working on the right side figure

The left side figure, representing the Pastoral age, with the face unpainted

The left side figure, representing the Pastoral age, with the face unpainted

The left side figure, representing the Pastoral age, with the face unpainted. Notice the african symbol for adaptation on the side.

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The finished mural stiched together from several photographs and with trees photoshopped out. Click on the Image to enlarge.

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