The tangible inspiration at the market.
Each fruit was photographed individually within the Hyppo Cafe. Doing this, I was able to paint each fruit with the same directional lighting that the wall would have.
The rough draft.
Our trunk served as our mobile studio.
The first layer of general shapes and color. We started with bright colors so that they could shine through the layers to come.
The end of our first night.
We projected our detail lines and traced them with the biggest Sharpies you can find.
End of Night Two.
Little by little, one mix at a time, we brought new color to the wall.
We always knew we would add to the mural design once it was started. We added fruits and veggies to the sides and central parts of the design.
The tested tool of choice.
The finest example of the layering qualities of the paint.
Couldn't have done it without her.
We don't have to many photos of Sarah painting as she was our avid photographer. I love how this wall looks in the background of portraits.
Close to the end.
We tracked the process during cafe hours.
The daylight in the cafe makes the colors sing.
It was important to showcase the human and ingredient elements that make the pop come to life.
The human element.
The cafe at opening time! The warmth and energy activates the environment.