I have just finished my first mural at a primary school in Gladstone, Australia. It’s the biggest artwork I have ever created: 8 x 3 metres. The mural took about four days, from early morning till late afternoon painting, and also a couple of night time stealth missions to project the image on the wall. Capturing the colour and brightness of Gladstone and Queensland with strong vibrant colours was important on this project so the kids would enjoy having it in their playground.
My illustrator friend June Kim sent me over this link of a pop kid’s room mural by Ami Suma. I always had a prejudice against these, because I have only seen cheesy rendered skies and butterflies in the past. But, by the look of this one, children’s room murals can be stylish! I even want [...]