This is AFTER: muted colors, a veil of sage-jade washed over the entire mural to mute it, on purpose.
BEFORE: brighter contrasts, purple shadows stand out against greens. Whites are really white. Client saw it at this point and wanted it more muted. Can do, as seen above.
Seagull picture I took out on the Great Salt Lake on screen saver, and now painted on wall! Print hanging on wall is an original David C. Babcock, also with birds. I love the theme repeated in many mediums.
Quote taken from "The Family: A Proclamation to the World" painted with wall color and shadow and highlight.