It's great fun painting for an audience, especially children, and I doubled as an entertainment feature for visitors to Paradise Fun Park . This Parksville pirate mural had a sky that was easiest to paint upside down, hanging over the back of the wall.
Cool morning summer light found me painting an ocean horizon, complete with an active volcano, for this pirate mural in Parksville, BC.
Bringing far off scenes and locations to life, like painting this tropical Caribbean beach, is one of the most informative aspects of being a mural artist. Whenever I paint a location, I develop a minor relationship with it and am inspired to visit it if I haven't already.
A theme park waterfall flows by this tropcial Pirate mural in progress, with only a completed horizon and volcano with a tropical beach. . As a BC mural artist living on Vancouver Island I have known about Paradise Mini Golf and Fun Park since I was a kid, so it was great fun to paint murals here.
As a Vancouver Island mural artist who is still a boy at heart, painting a Frigate Man-O-War pirate ship was great fun. While the pirate ship in this mural may be the only one to sail past Parksville, BC, you never know...
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