Which is a sign that it’s starting to consume my life…(before there is even a lick of paint on the wall…)  That’s the bittersweet thing about murals…the canvas is so large, the possibilities endless…I get totally wrapped up in the whole process….(especially when I have great clients willing to go on a creative journey with me…thanks Meghan!)…I eat, sleep, and breathe that project…and then it’s over….just like that! And with the end comes a rush of emotions…on one hand it’s great to finish…to be done done done…on the other hand, sometimes you leave feeling a bit empty…what will I do now?  when will I have an opportunity to tackle a space like that again? Anywho…maybe it’s just me…but here’s a look at the madness that will soon be taking over my life…

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everything is meticulously planned…right down to the mini models…(i admit i have a little OCD)

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and I’m like a ninja with an x-acto…so don’t cross me…

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fabric swatches…I couldn’t resist… especially when they have a gorgeous round crib to adorn…oh the possibilities!  okay…before this project eats any more of my day…I’m going to put it to rest, and think about doing my taxes…

All material for the above project is copyright 2008 Heather L. Young

playing with color

March 11, 2008

Here’s a sneak peak at my latest mural design.  This is just one wall…and I’ll probably only use red-orange or pink….not both…I’m sooooooo lucky to have a client that has given me total creative freedom…(trust me folks, if you keep your artist on a short leash, there’s a good chance he/she will bite…)

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copyright 2008 Heather L. Young – work in progress