Downtown Lofts Murals

I did these murals last fall in the lobby of some lofts downtown.

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So, not every project is as sexy as I’d like. Sometimes maybe its just about synthesizing what the client wants to see and making that happen as well as possible. When I got offered this project, I got excited and threw out what I thought were some awesome visual concepts.
Below…

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I thought some fun architectural details from around Kansas City would be awesome. The client liked the direction, but said that they wanted just black silhouettes of the city skyline. So, I suggested some views, with color variations…

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Again, they liked the direction, but decided just to go with one specific blue gradient, three views, and not the Native American. So, I designed and mocked up the three you see at the top, and they gave me the go-ahead. So, here are some process images leading up to finals…

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You can see why they’d want to paint over these colors…

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And the finished…

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