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For give the last post- I type fast and sometimes hit the wrong tabs.  The
spell check wasn't done.  I feel like such an idiot.   Holly


On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 9:24 AM, Holly Butlett <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> I would sujest that you decide what is your focus, what do you want people
> to notice first.  A certain tree, plants, animal?  Place those on the wall
> with a light pencil setch or traceing paper thumbnails.  Use as many photo
> referances as needed.  After you have your main focus parts of the mural in
> place- the rest will just fill in with the referance photos.  Large piecies
> of tracking paper can be used to move( just a thumbnail outline of the
> object) if you are not sure where to place your focus objects.   Murals are
> so much fun.
>
>
> On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 8:00 PM, Amy J. Gagnon <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>
>> Hi again,
>>
>> I have a question for all those mural painters out there (I've been asked
>> to do a mural and I've never really done one this large before)
>>
>> To create a mural of lets say, a forest- from ground level to the canopy
>> above, do you use many reference photos and put them together in photoshop?
>>  Or do you take panoramic photos? Or simply print them and tape them
>> together?
>>
>> I think if I was to do a lot more murals in the future, I might like one
>> of those 360 degree panoramic cameras.  At the moment, I have about 200
>> photos (that don't at all match up).  I've resorted to getting them printed
>> and I will lay them out on my floor and tape them together.
>>
>> Looking forward to suggestions!
>>
>> Amy
>>
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