Atlanta Mural train rise in the sun train rise in the sun en route to Atlanta via Amtrak Kirkwood canvas Kirkwood canvas -- freshly cleaned bungalow is ready for a fresh mural starting from scratch starting from scratch Merely a week to design and paint. At this point it might be a peacock or it might be a squid. inspiration inspiration During the Thanksgiving week inspiration pecked towards a bird design. winged and abled winged and abled This deity blessed -- homeowner Sara is a highly motivated individual. Her capable, creative hand is an important reminder. bedspread palette bedspread palette Another task, deriving the color palette inspired by this bedspread in the bungalow. design template design template Half the week was used to create, revise, and arrive at the two wall mural design. Thank you coffee and an inspiring walk through the graffiti yard. cutting in cutting in November sunshine continues and we began to fly. helping hands helping hands Community effort: Sara's children and neighborhood friends helped. mural section mural section Two wall design and one is behind the front porch wall. One must walk about the home to experience the art. early hours early hours We worked into the night with heaters and lamps. Here Sara is up at first light plucking away at work tasks and planning a large bird meal for 15. vigilant bird vigilant bird Ever watching this design includes protective placement of the bird with 100 eyes. mantra fuel mantra fuel bungalow brood bungalow brood Thanksgiving Day with a selection of the folks who participated in the creation of the mural. Rusty Section Rusty Section Rusty shows off another section of the mural and thanks for the great photos too. fin fin Equally important are the family hi fives. many heart feels many heart feels As has been noted, a squid painting was a possibility. That initial notion is rendered in the final note from Sara.