Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Large Mural of American Flag

The fact of the matter is, I have not missed painting....at all, during the 18 months I have been on sabbatical. (Trying to figure out if this is a good thing?? ...) So when the company , who retains me to handle the company's marketing (Mid-Coast Energy Systems) approached me with the idea of painting a 17 ft x 10 ft. mural of a waving American Flag on their new showroom wall....I was less than enthusiastic and in fact, felt a wave of major dread. But I have a personal and professional interest in this company and it's people... I wanted to accomodate and add my signature to this wonderful project- an interactive showroom promoting energy efficient systems.  (Grand Opening June 11th 2012)

Not having painted a flag before - not to mention anything of this size for a few years (pre-Lyme Disease) I had forgotten how physically challenging this sort of work can be. I have to admit that I had great distain for the process until I could step back and be satisfied with its completion.  It made me remember why I no longer do this type of work.