Recent work – step-by-step, the story of these painted exterior graphics – Golden Road Brewing, Anaheim CA

Recent work over on the hand-painted side of Big City…

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In November 2017, the Big City crew painted this building exterior at Golden Road Brewing in Anaheim, Orange County, CA.

As always, the work starts with a plan, a design. The client had provided a fairly complete plan of eye-catching graphics that they wanted to cover pretty much all the exterior wall surfaces of their 250 ft x 150 ft (approx.) building.

Here is a portion of their rendering.

Here is my scale drawing based on their layouts.

Then it was on to making patterns. These are the paper full-size pen-plotter drawings that are perforated using the old Electro-Pounce pen system. Then white or black powder is pushed through the perforations when the paper is held in place on the building. This is how designs are typically transferred full-size to the surface.

The zig-zag lines were marked at their angle-points then connected with a snap-line.

On-site, work began with paint…

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