If I was artistic I think I would particularly like painting
murals, because you get to work outside. I happen to have a fanciful
page about mural painting on my "ideas" site, called
Pointilism. In any case, I think you'll like this entry in
my Working Outside Contest.
It is about painting murals, naturally.
A friend and I both worked outside painting a wall mural
on the side of a car dealers cement building. We were hired by
the town and they had a mural project going for most of their
buildings in town.
We were supplied with free housing for the two month project
(we painted in July and August and were put up in condo's that
were empty at the local college)
We were also supplied with paint, ladders, etc. and were
paid $5000. for this completed project. This was a fun project
for my friend and I and we also met some other fellow artists
that this was there profession and they went around North America
painting murals on different buildings.
Neither my friend or I had attempted to paint anything
this large but due to the fact of using projectors to blow up
your original artwork or drawings it was not all that hard.
A great project for outside work as if the weather turned
bad (windy, raining, etc.) you obviously were not able to paint
and gave us some great time to explore the community and the
lake that it was situated on.
Love the story Brad. It sounds like a lot of fun. Mural painting
can apparently pay the bills too.
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