2020 Salem Arts Festival Mural Slam

Process shots for the 2020 SAF Mural Slam

Day 1
Day 1: Priming the canvas- first of many coats.
Sometime during Day 2, the canvas is fully-primed and ready for paint. There are at least 7-8 coats of primer applied.
Getting ready to start painting (Day 2).
Day 2: First coat of paint
Beginning of Day 3.
Some tools laid out for Day 3.
Very early application of foundation/base colors. This will serve as the basic structure of the painting.
Process shot during the day. More light blues, whites and light yellow added.
More progress, rotating blues and yellows.
End of Day 3.
Early, Day 4
Middle, Day 4
Day 4
Day 4
EOD Day 4
Early Day 5
EOD Day 5
Day 6
Day 6
EOD Day 7
Final Day/Day of delivery. At this point the mural is complete and sealed with a 3x gloss finish.
Detail shot of the outer boarder. The color is a 50/50 blend of bronze and copper.
Detail by Sarah Belisle
Detail by Sarah Belisle
On display at Artists’ Row, Salem, MA.

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