This mural is COMPLETE now!

I’ve been commissioned to design and paint a mural for a movie theatre!  I’m excited as I won’t be painting and underwater scene for a change.  😉

This mural will depict a movie production of a classic western featuring cowboys, a sunset backdrop, the Hollywood Hills, a downtown facade and a movie crew.

Click on any image to see it larger.

Completed mural:

Hebron Majestic Theatre Mural

In progress: Cindy seems oblivious to the gunfight about to erupt!

Tombstone Gunfighter Mural

Here’s how it started, with the sketch for the mural:

Majestic Theatre mural sketch
Majestic Theatre mural sketch

As usual, I start with the background and start painting in layers.  In this case I started with the clouds and then added the Hollywood Hills on top.

Majestic theatre mural background
Majestic theatre mural background

I know, it looks like a ski slope… it will be a building someday soon!DSCN6798

I blocked in the Hollywood sign so that i could get the landscape worked out- I’ll be adding details later, like the posts and frame work.

Hollywood Sign Mural

The hills are done and I’m ready to move on to new elements!

Hollywood sign mural
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Western Theme Gunfight Mural
Western Theme Gunfight Mural

The Earp Brothers and Doc Holliday are done – and the lone gunfighter is almost finished.

Tombstone Gunfighter Mural

Here are some more progress photos as well as pictures from the grand opening and unveiling:

Gunfighter Mural for Movie Theatre
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