Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Under Water Fish Mural

















I just finished this mural today for one of Westchester ARC's group homes for the severely disabled, in Mohegan Lake, NY. The wall was already painted this blue color - the director wanted me use it as the base color for the mural. As you can see, the mural does not cover the entire wall, they plan to put up a chair rail moulding and paint the bottom a light beige to match the rest of the room.

I had a great time painting this mural, especially knowing that it was for a good cause. We are hoping that it will be therapeutic and a great stimulation for the men and women who will be living in this home.

Click on each picture to enlarge.

8 comments:

Ellen Leigh said...

Oh, Dawn!!!!! It's beautiful! I love how the background just fades away into the aqua of the wall color! Very calming and serene, you feel like you are out there swimming with the fishes and aquatic life. I can tell when they get the chair rail up and the bottom painted sand color it will be just perfect! I am so glad I subscribed to your blog, so I could see this as soon as you posted it. Now I wanna paint one!

Dawn Papandrea-Khan said...

Thank you so much Ellen. It truly was a fun project for me. I am glad that it could inspire you, that is what artist friends are for. :)

Parisukat said...

Such lovely mural paintings.. hmm how i wish I'm as good..

Lynda Lehmann said...

Beautiful and charming mural work, Dawn! It flows...

Thanks for your kind words about my blog. I just began blogging a few months ago, myself.

I'll add your link to my blog, as you suggested. My URL for PERIPHERAL VISION is www.innersights.blogspot.com.

Nice to "meet" you, Dawn! Yes, we inspire each other!

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