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  Mural Magic, Inc. - Phoenix, AZ
Mural Magic, Inc. is owned and operated by a professional artist who lives in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Our focus is the creation of large scale, outdoor murals painted on cinderblock or stucco walls.
Our saguaro sunset mural brings a spirit of majesty and electric tranquility, while our underwater ocean mural simply transports us to one of our favorite places, Kauai.
www.muralmagicinc.com   (340 words)

  
  Understanding Murals
Students can present their mural to the class in pairs, or individually and can describe how they saw the mural before using the tools in the toolbox, and then after.
It will be up to them how they connect each of their murals to each, what links they make, what the comparisons bring out, and why they think these murals together forma valuable subject for a tour.
Through comparing a billboard with a mural, students can start their understanding of Nicaraguan murals with their prior knowledge of billboards, a medium that is likely to be more familiar to them.
www.stanford.edu /group/arts/nicaragua/student/mural/teacherguide.html   (2357 words)

  
  Wall Murals Make A Big Impression
Most of my mural sketches are rendered in walnut ink, pencil, and a light gouache on drawing paper, but in some cases full color sketches are required and/or additional line drawings to show the actual scale of the mural's more important features.
Murals painted on paneling and canvas can be created in Michael's studio and expertly installed in your home or business.
The mural (completed in June of 2005) is 22 feet long so the horsemen are not easily seen in the smaller ink sketch (center area of the ink sketch).
www.muralsandscreens.com /wall_murals_sketchbook.html   (498 words)

  
  Mural - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Murals of sorts date to prehistoric times such as the paintings on the Caves of Lascaux in southern France, but the term became famous with the Mexican muralista art movement (Diego Rivera, es:Pedro Nel Gómez, David Siqueiros, José Orozco or Rufino Tamayo).
Mural at the American British Cowdray Hospital in México D.F. by Veronica Ruiz de Velasco in 1989.
World famous are the murals in Mexico, New York, Philadelphia, Belfast, Derry and Los Angeles [1] which have functioned as an important means of communication for members of socially, ethnically and racially divided communities in times of conflict.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mural   (643 words)

  
 Information Mural Visualization Technique
For example, a grayscale mural showing a graph of a symmetric function with a short period will be a dark bar with a thickness equal to the amplitude of the data.
The mural is constructed by examining the position of each character in the file, scaling that position into the scrollbar, and mapping the resulting density of characters to the intensity scale.
Mural of the entire file is shown in the background of the scrollbar, with text shaded according to section.
www-static.cc.gatech.edu /gvu/softviz/infoviz/information_mural.html   (3368 words)

  
 Information Mural Visualization Technique   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For example, a grayscale mural showing a graph of a symmetric function with a short period will be a dark bar with a thickness equal to the amplitude of the data.
The mural is constructed by examining the position of each character in the file, scaling that position into the scrollbar, and mapping the resulting density of characters to the intensity scale.
Mural of the entire file is shown in the background of the scrollbar, with text shaded according to section.
www.cc.gatech.edu /gvu/softviz/infoviz/information_mural.html   (3368 words)

  
 Arts Austin Murals
The mural he left to Austin is a swirling display of melding orbs and concentric circles that represents a marriage of the earth, the ocean, and the heavens.
It was the largest mural project the city had ever seen, planning over a two-year period 10 murals in all, including a continuously changing graffiti mural done by neighborhood kids.
With so many murals sprouting up around town, there is an even greater need for artists and the public to understand what goes into such large-scale works of art, in terms of both the actual painting and their planning.
www.austinchronicle.com /issues/vol18/issue01/arts.murals.html   (4033 words)

  
 American Family . About the Family. The Art of the Mural | PBS
Murals in Los Angeles were the first artistic medium to support and then shape a movement toward identity and justice that reached a mass population.
Murals began to tackle larger issues of police brutality, border crossings, drug addiction, gang warfare, and other difficulties of a life of poverty and exclusion.
The concept of “from the neighborhood to the global” motivated the development of the World Wall, a traveling installation mural equal in length to one 350-foot segment of the Great Wall, which could be assembled indoors or outside in a 100-foot diameter circle as an arena for ritual and dialogue.
www.pbs.org /americanfamily/mural.html   (3595 words)

  
 Mural Arts
The professional mural painters collaborate closely with interior designers, architects and their developer clients in the design, and execution of custom fine art murals, decorative painting and custom finishes.
The professional mural artists create most of the custom murals in the mural painting studios although very often exterior murals are painted on-site or on location.
The mural art is painted on mural canvas or muslin with a specially prepared primer and ground.
www.muralarts.com /about.htm   (408 words)

  
 City of Long Beach, CA - Neighorhood Mural Program
In this mural the rose emerges as a brilliant image, blending in symbolic form, death and resurrection The rose also speaks to a neighborhood story.
In the full mural, this is depicted in an image of open-heart surgery, as well as a woman runner who represents the restored health of the heart patient.
At the center of the mural, a man blowing an Amazonian bark horn tied together by reeds is dressed in modern garb to illustrate transition.
www.longbeach.gov /park/facilities/neighorhood_mural_program.asp   (1232 words)

  
 Graffiti Management Program - Mural Program
A mural can act as a deterrent to future graffiti, enhance the aesthetics of the building and community as well as provide a medium for artists to display their work.
Murals incorporating direct advertising, any trade marks, racial/religious/political acts or statements will not be approved.
The sketch of the mural must be completed in the colours intended to be used, done to scale and portray how the mural will appear on the wall incorporating windows, doors, awnings etc. The sketch should also be accompanied by a statement from the artist detailing the theme, meaning and relevance of the mural.
www.city.vancouver.bc.ca /engsvcs/streets/graffiti/murals.htm   (519 words)

  
 ArtLex on Murals
Among the important mural painters of the twentieth century are the three Mexican painters José; Clemente Orozco (1883-1949), Diego Rivera (1886-l957), and David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896-1974).
The Epic of American Civilization, between 1932 and 1934, mural painting, reserve corridor of Baker Library.
Its subject is the Americas from the migration of the Aztecs into central Mexico to the development of our modern industrialized society.
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/m/mural.html   (306 words)

  
 Mural Conservators Fight Graffiti - NBC4 NewsLinks Story - KNBC | Los Angeles
KELLY MACK: The LA Marathon Mural by Kent Twitchell is one of the most famous murals in the city.
They saturate the mural with the same resin used by the Vatican in the Sistine Chapel, which binds the paint at the molecular level, making it thicker and stronger.
Contact the Zakheims at zakheim@earthlink.net, the Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles or the Cultural Affairs Department of the City of Los Angeles.
www.nbc4.tv /newslinks/9843975/detail.html   (607 words)

  
 Theater Mural   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The mural, dominating the auditorium of the Alamo Theatre, features architectural drawings of seven cinematic venues from the 1890s onward, starting with a seaside casino and ending with an example of the multiplexes that prevail today.
Designed to resemble a chalk board scribbled with the sketches and notes of a visiting lecturer, the mural was designed by Main Street Design of Cambridge, Massachusetts, in conjunction with their work on Going to the Movies, Northeast Historic Film's traveling interpretive exhibition, currently on view in the Alamo Theatre lobby.
The mural dominates the auditorium through its size, vigor, and the fact that, until the movie or performance starts, there's nothing much else to look at.
www.oldfilm.org /nhfWeb/exhibits/mural.htm   (637 words)

  
 Mural Art links   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Trompe L'Oeil Murals are paintings, usually on a wall, (or ceiling, floor etc.), that when viewed from the right place, should deceive the viewer into thinking it is real.
Diego Rivera 's legacy to modern mexican art was decisive in murals and canvas; he was a revolutionary painter looking to take art to the big public, to streets and buildings, managing a precise, direct, and realist style, full of social content.
Mural Routes was incorporated in 1994 in order to expand the public art mural project initiated by the Scarborough Arts Council in 1990.
www.suite101.com /linkcategory.cfm/10824/18074   (276 words)

  
 mural - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Mural Painting (Latin murus,”wall”), decoration of walls or ceilings for aesthetic or didactic purposes, executed in any of several techniques....
Among several groups in Botswana and South Africa, women in the 20th century have used mural painting to express ideas about control over domestic...
Immediate postrevolutionary governments supported the arts and contributed to efforts to make them more accessible to average Mexicans, especially in...
encarta.msn.com /mural.html   (122 words)

  
 mural
Bob Southland, the artist a native of northeastern Montana, began work on the mural, in May of 1989 and finished in August.
The mural (measuring 74’ by 4’) is painted in oils on one piece of stretched canvas; it is purported to be the longest interior painting in Montana.
At the August 1989 dedication the mural was presented to the Board of County Commissioners as guardians for all of Sheridan County.
www.co.sheridan.mt.us /mural.htm   (603 words)

  
 Murals hand painted by Sonny Coen - mural artist located in the St. Louis St. Charles and Missouri area.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Murals hand painted by Sonny Coen - mural artist located in the St. Louis St. Charles and Missouri area.
Your mural will be created and painted by Sonny Coen personally and given the care and attention that only Sonny can provide.
Your floors and finished walls will be masked off with safe, low-tack masking tapes and the mural will be completed using only the finest, low-odor, oil-based paints that adhere beautifully to a wide variety of surfaces.
www.mural-master.com /index.htm   (482 words)

  
 Painting Gallery -- Stars and Galaxies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
My project will be a mural in about 14 panels, with the theme of the universe, depicted from the Earth-moon system outward through the solar system to the far reaches of intergalactic space.
The mural has been underway, panel by panel, for several years, and is reaching fruition in 2000, when the building will open.
Opening of the museum and presentation of the finished mural is scheduled for summer of 2000.
www.psi.edu /hartmann/mural.html   (312 words)

  
 Yale Peabody Museum: Treasures & Explorations: The Age of Reptiles Mural
The mural is one of the largest in the world, measuring 110 feet (33.5 meters) by 16 feet (4.9 meters).
Painted in the Renaissance fresco secco technique, the mural is a work of art that showcases a panorama of the evolutionary history of the earth — from the Devonian Period 362 million years ago to Cretaceous Period 65 million years ago — based on the best scientific knowledge available at the time.
A treasure of the Yale Peabody Museum, today the mural is used by docents as the starting point to educate visitors and school groups about the evolution of life, and also about the evolution of scientific research in the decades since it was completed.
www.peabody.yale.edu /explore/reptiles.html   (354 words)

  
 mural   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One of the projects the committee proposed was a student painted mural celebrating Middletown's 350th birthday.
The mural would serve as a major focal point in the soon-to-be-renovated school.
She explained that the mural would be painted in a style called "pointalism." To further explain the process she showed the students the work of George Seurat and left them with the rhyme "George Seurat painted with a dot, dot, dot." To complete the mural, the students would dot, dot, dot with cotton swabs.
www.wesleyan.edu /mtsd/wesley/mural.htm   (339 words)

  
 Mural Locations
This mural is located at the southeast corner of the intersection of Liberty Street and S. Brooksville Avenue on the side of a building which was once the City Hall.
The mural depicts the Brooksville Raid, a Civil War skirmish between a handful of local residents and a troop of Union Soldiers who landed at Bayport in 1864.
The murals are painted in the areas which were once the entrances to the Fire Department bays.
www.brooksvillemuralsoc.org /newmap.html   (568 words)

  
 Page2: Denver Airport Mural
This mural I'm speaking of stretched over four huge walls, each wall being a different part of the same story.
The mural then moves to images of smiling children dressed in folk costumes from around the world celebrating peace prevailing over war.
This same mural depicts the destruction of a city and the forest......and there is a little girl holding a Mayan tablet that speaks of the destruction of civilization.
www.anomalies-unlimited.com /Denver/Page2.html   (1252 words)

  
 Giannetti Gicle Prints | The Minos Mural Project
This mural will enhance the tour (taken by 50,000 people annually) of the adjacent laboratory.
In what was formerly an iron mine, a particle physics laboratory was created which studies the nature of neutrinos, sub-atomic particles produced in huge quantities by our sun and other stars.
All donors will be honored at the unveiling of the mural when you will be able to meet many of the scientists involved in the project.
members.macconnect.com /users/g/giannetti/pages/mural.html   (369 words)

  
 Mural - Lostpedia
The mural is a large painting along the wall of The Swan station.
Some of the stick figures are in a section of the mural that is red as opposed to yellow.
A fine art print of the Swan mural has been made available for purchase here, in the form of a 24" x 23" poster or a 30" x 40" archival print canvas.
www.lostpedia.com /wiki/Mural   (244 words)

  
 BITD - Manchester University and RAL
One reason often given for the slow take-up of formal methods by industry is the lack of tools supporting the processes involved.
Mural was initially developed to assist with the theorem proving tasks arising in software engineering applications.
The main objective of the Mural system was to support formal reasoning about specifications such that it could be used to: verify the internal consistency of specifications and dev...
www.itd.clrc.ac.uk /Activity/MuRAL   (194 words)

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