Mural of Color Fun
Mural of color fun is a new innovative item in our inventory. It a fun item for any event and for any age. Participants get to choose paint from an array of paint colors and paint brushes and paint in the predestined figures on the 5′ x 12′ sturdy plastic mural. This is a very fun way to show color creativity.
Painted murals date back to prehistoric times and are proof that people have an inherited instinct to decorate. Give us a surface and we will paint a mural on it to express our ideas, thoughts, imagination and emotions.
A mural is any piece of artwork painted or applied directly on a wall, ceiling or other large permanent surface. A particularly distinguishing characteristic of mural painting is that the architectural elements of the given space are harmoniously incorporated into the picture, from Wikipedia.
The most famous murals are in Egypt. The pyramids have thousands of murals painted on the walls, ceilings and hallways. Murals were painted to depict the environment at the time, the king, his wife and family, their religion, the life styles, their social lives, death and their country’s peace or turmoil. These murals generally tell a story through design and color. There are thousands of murals in Egypt and anyone would be lucky to experience the historic expression of art.
Other famous murals are the cave paintings of Lascaux in southern France also the artworks of Diego Rivera, David Siqueiros, and Jose Orozco were the three artists responsible for the Mexican Mural Renaissance. Rivera (1886-1957) painted murals in Mexico City, Cuernavaca, San Francisco, Detroit, and New York City.
Rivera was asked to come to the USA and painted a mural for the Stock Exchange
Stock Exchange mural
and another of his murals in San Francisco Art Institute. His twenty seven-panel fresco called Detroit Industry and another work called Man, Controller of Universe are his better known of his works.
Another muralist and infamous artist is Michelangelo’s famous Creation and Last Judgments that have been painted in Sistine Chapel is perhaps the most familiar of all indoor murals. His painting is 131 feet long and 43′ wide in the Sistine Chapel.
It took him slightly over 4 years. He painted over 300 figures, cherubs, men, women, children and animals. His most famous pose is the Hands of God and Adam, a depiction of education being sent from the higher being to mankind.
Hands of God and Adam by Michelangelo
I hope you enjoyed this minute history lesson in murals. Today you will see many murals on modern buildings too. This is an apartment building with a mural, guess what the artist was trying to say?
Our color of mural fun, is an activity that welcomes all ages to explore their color creativity and their sense of design. The color mural of fun si a 5′ x 12′ design that we rent to customers as a festival activity. The mural is a scene at a carnival event with animals, carnival people and background pictures. Any color is welcomed to this mural. Participants have fun painting and showing off their color creativity. Murals do not have to be complex but rather a simple mural can still project a lot of history by telling a story about living life, everyday life, family and the world around us.
A mural can be painted by any age group. The above mural was painted by young students. Murals generally have no design guidance but rather a design with a focus on any subject like, religion, family, water, the sea, the modern world and 1oos of other subjects. Murals appeals to a creative mind and a hand that follows a design thought. Your creative thoughts developes into a hand-eye coordination almost like your hand is guiding the paint brush and the paint brush is followed by what the person is perceiving in their mind about shapes and objects. The mind dreams up the object and eye sees the object and the hand draws the object. Simple thought process!
Muralism promotes thinking outside the box. Go for it!