Professional Sign Painting & Mural Painting Service

With over 15 years of service, Free Sky Studios specializes in custom mural and sign painting services to commercial and residential clients. Whether you are a business needing some custom sign painting, creative advertising or a homeowner looking to customize your living space, you get direct one on one service, skill and attention for every project

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3 hours ago

Freesky Studios

#holiday #WindowPainting #2 of the year is underway at the #Goodwill store on west Wabash in #SpringfieldIL . Last year we did a pretty traditional Santa scene...can you guess what this one is???
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Awesome.

Rudolph!!

You need to shave. Lol

Great!!

1 week ago

Freesky Studios

A little late coming but I wanted to thank the people of Springfield, Illinois for voting the Farmers Market #mural I did a few years ago as the "Best Public Art/ Mural" in the 2018 Illinois Times reader's poll. It is nice to know that the 2 years I put in designing, redesigning, and jumping through hoop after hoop to get it approved is appreciated. I was VERY happy to put in the time and create something lasting that celebrates my home town and help carve a path for more public art to follow! Here is a copy of the write-up:

PUBLIC ART/MURAL
Old Capitol Farmers Market

Not so long ago, downtown Springfield suffered from a case of the drabs. Too much brick. Too much grey. That’s gotten fixed with a plethora of murals that have sprung up in recent years, with readers picking a true pioneer, the mural celebrating the downtown farmers market on the 400 block of Adams Street, as the city’s best. Not so long ago, the mural that shows corn, tomatoes and other produce mingling with the Capitol, the Wyndham, and other things unmistakably Springfield, was mired in municipal bureaucracy, with the city balking at spending TIF funds for such public art and questioning whether a depiction of one of the city’s most beloved public gathering spots constituted advertising under the city’s sign code and so necessitated a variance. The city has wasted TIF money on worse things, and arguing that a celebration of the farmers market equated to advertising was an argument only a bureaucrat could love. Thankfully, the silliness ended under Mayor Jim Langfelder, who was in charge when the mural was unveiled three years ago, and more keep coming, making the best mural contest both possible and competitive while making our city a more beautiful place to live.

Finalists: Frank Lloyd Wright mural, Grab-A-Java, The Alamo
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A little late coming but I wanted to thank the people of Springfield, Illinois for voting the Farmers Market #mural I did a few years ago as the Best Public Art/ Mural in the 2018 Illinois Times readers poll. It is nice to know that the 2 years I put in designing, redesigning, and jumping through hoop after hoop to get it approved is appreciated. I was VERY happy to put in the time and create something lasting that celebrates my home town and help carve a path for more public art to follow! Here is a copy of the write-up: 

PUBLIC ART/MURAL
Old Capitol Farmers Market

Not so long ago, downtown Springfield suffered from a case of the drabs. Too much brick. Too much grey. That’s gotten fixed with a plethora of murals that have sprung up in recent years, with readers picking a true pioneer, the mural celebrating the downtown farmers market on the 400 block of Adams Street, as the city’s best. Not so long ago, the mural that shows corn, tomatoes and other produce mingling with the Capitol, the Wyndham, and other things unmistakably Springfield, was mired in municipal bureaucracy, with the city balking at spending TIF funds for such public art and questioning whether a depiction of one of the city’s most beloved public gathering spots constituted advertising under the city’s sign code and so necessitated a variance. The city has wasted TIF money on worse things, and arguing that a celebration of the farmers market equated to advertising was an argument only a bureaucrat could love. Thankfully, the silliness ended under Mayor Jim Langfelder, who was in charge when the mural was unveiled three years ago, and more keep coming, making the best mural contest both possible and competitive while making our city a more beautiful place to live.

Finalists: Frank Lloyd Wright mural, Grab-A-Java, The AlamoImage attachment

 

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Proud to know you, Sir!!

A well-deserved honor, Troy Freeman! Congrats!

That is fantastic,you are so talented

What a gifted artist you are! Congratulations!

CONGRATULATIONS! Awesome news.

This is really great and your Frank Lloyd Wright Mural as well got attention. I just wish they would’ve mentioned your name.

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2 weeks ago

Freesky Studios

The #Christmas #WindowPainting season starts early! Knocked out this quick #winter wonderland themed window splash today for the #SalvationArmy in #SpringfieldIL . It's basically a revamp of the winter spread I did last year for Taco Gringo but its exactly what they wanted and I knew I could knock it out pretty quick so I was happy to oblige.
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They also have a HUGE bank of windows facing 11th street that I am working on a concept for. Pretty excited about it AND I have an approved concept for Goodwill that I know will be a hit. Stay Tuned!
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#freeskystudios #windowsplash #christmas #landscapepainting #holidays #winterwonderland #evergreen #trees #publicart #signpainting #signpainter @ Salvation Army
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So nice!❤️

Love it!

Is the paint on the glass? 3 thumbs up if you did.

Great job as usual!

Nice.

Love the bunny.

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3 weeks ago

Freesky Studios

Friday back at the #homeoffice = invoicing, receiving, reconciling, emailing, bill paying, etc. Today I am a bookkeeper, tomorrow: janitor, Monday: salesperson, Tuesday: Designer ...but at least I am home and get to be a Father & Husband again! 😊 ... See MoreSee Less

 

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What an adventure you had! I know that you and your family are glad you're home.

So glad you are home!!

4 weeks ago

Freesky Studios

Here it is. The final wrap up for #barn #40 ! A big thank you to @certifiedangusbeef and the entire @brandthebarn team. It's been an amazing #adventure . #ToTheNext40Years
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#brandthebarn #roadtrip #freeskystudios #CertifiedAngusBeef #farm #farmlife #ranch #ranchlife #barnart #barnpainting #signpainting #sign #paint #painting #angus #beef #angusbeef #barn #cattle #logo #branding #logopainting
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Hey, thanks everybody. I travelled a LOT of miles and made a lot of new friends which I will definitely treasure but it feels SO good to be home, unpacked and sleeping in my own bed for change. 🙂

What an adventure you have had! What memories you have created not only for yourself and family but for all those you have come in contact with during your travels. Proud of what you do and the person you are Troy.

Thanks for what you have been doing with the barns! It looks awesome when we go by the Hurlbut’s and it was fun to visit with you and watch you do your amazing talent.

Great adventure complete! Job well done.

Troy you did a great job... keep up with great work.

Its been fun to watch Troy!

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4 weeks ago

Freesky Studios

Yeeeeah boy! So, I met one of the reps from @woosterbrushcompany while #painting #barn #39 and we met up for dinner a couple days later which culminated in him giving me 5 cases of some top of the line and prototype #paintbrushes (some shown here) that I am so stoked to try out. I'm like a kid in a candy shop!!! If you #paint , you know; Wooster #brushes are the Cadillac of #paint brushes. This was an awesome, unexpected gift. #iamblessed #timetopaint #alwayshandpaint #freeskystudios #wooster #woosterohio
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Yeeeeah boy! So, I met one of the reps from @woosterbrushcompany while #painting #barn #39 and we met up for dinner a couple days later which culminated in him giving me 5 cases of some top of the line and prototype #paintbrushes (some shown here) that I am so stoked to try out. Im like a kid in a candy shop!!! If you #paint , you know; Wooster #brushes are the Cadillac of #paint brushes. This was an awesome, unexpected gift. #iamblessed #timetopaint #alwayshandpaint #freeskystudios #wooster #woosterohio
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In my line, Kolinsky Sables are the brush to have, but I get you 🙂

Wow.. what a nice gift!!

Wow, awesome!! I can imagine your excitement!

Can't wait to see what you create next!

Nice!

A good brush is half the job. So happy for you.

That’s wonderful!

Very cool.

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4 weeks ago

Freesky Studios

I may or may not want a pet #cow now. I think "Buttercup" here wants to come hom with me too! I'm sure she would need a bigger yard but maybe we can work something put... @mandyatterholt
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#brandthebarn #roadtrip #petcow #bovine #cattle #angus #angusbeef #anguscow
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I may or may not want a pet #cow now. I think Buttercup here wants to come hom with me too! Im sure she would need a bigger yard but maybe we can work something put... @mandyatterholt 
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#brandthebarn #roadtrip #petcow #bovine #cattle #angus #angusbeef #anguscow

 

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Awe...true love

I have some cattle gates if you need some.

She’s a sweetie isn’t she? 😍 is she whispering sweet nothings into your ear?

4 weeks ago

Freesky Studios

All the kids go crazy for #kettlecorn! @melbrewer2 especially! Seriously good stuff I loaded up and am hauling a few bags of ut back to Illinois!
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#brandthebarn #roadtrip #freeskystudios #CertifiedAngusBeef #makingfriends @mattshoup_ @bgwirtz14
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All the kids go crazy for #kettlecorn! @melbrewer2 especially!  Seriously good stuff I loaded up and am hauling a few bags of ut back to Illinois!
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#brandthebarn #roadtrip #freeskystudios #CertifiedAngusBeef #makingfriends @mattshoup_ @bgwirtz14

 

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😂😂😂 Matt looks like a grumpy kid who is not about to let anyone steal his bag! 😂😂

That was some good kettle corn. I do think Melissa needs to be a little more outgoing though.

Seriously cracked up!! 😂😂😂

4 weeks ago

Freesky Studios

Matt @mattshoup_ and Sarah @sarahsmorehouse , giving me some final direction. These 2 started this #brandthebarn #adventure with me waaaaay back in March at the Yon #farm in South Carolina. 37 barns later, we are somehow still friends and I dont want to kill them. #goodpeople ...gonna miss these guys!
#makingfriends #freeskystudios #CertifiedAngusBeef #gottahavefun
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Matt @mattshoup_  and Sarah @sarahsmorehouse , giving me some final direction. These 2 started this #brandthebarn #adventure with me waaaaay back in March at the Yon #farm in South Carolina. 37 barns later, we are somehow still friends and I dont want to kill them. #goodpeople ...gonna miss these guys!
#makingfriends #freeskystudios #CertifiedAngusBeef #gottahavefun

 

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These people are definitely two of the best!! Matt just might kick your tail for the look on his face!! Hahaha.

4 weeks ago

Freesky Studios

The REAL rock stars of @certifiedangusbeef ... Chef Gavin @gavincpinto and Chef Michael @tallowbethyname . Now that my tour of duty is over, I am going to buy an old VW van and following these fine young men around the country ala the #GratefulDead . Who wants to join me?
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#roadtrip #beeftour #angusbeef #CertifiedAngusBeef #weregettingthebandbacktogether
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The REAL rock stars of @certifiedangusbeef  ... Chef Gavin @gavincpinto and Chef Michael @tallowbethyname . Now that my tour of duty is over, I am going to buy an old VW van and following these fine young men around the country ala the #GratefulDead . Who wants to join me?
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#roadtrip #beeftour #angusbeef #CertifiedAngusBeef #weregettingthebandbacktogether

 

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I will follow beef.

Me!

OH MY GOSH, what a great idea!!!!

4 weeks ago

Freesky Studios

Wow. See what I have to put up with! Ms. Buzzkill, Sarah shows up and immediately drops the hammer on all the fun.
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Seriously...she's amazing and been awesome to talk with, joke with and work with...every step of the way. #wedidit Honored to call her a friend.

#makingfriends @morehousepremiumpork
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4 weeks ago

Freesky Studios

Gonna miss this work view...but after today, my outdoor #painting schedule is over.
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#brandthebarn #freeskystudios #signpainting #sign #paint #landscape #goodmorning #ohio #myoffice
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Gonna miss this work view...but after today, my outdoor #painting schedule is over.
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#brandthebarn #freeskystudios #signpainting #sign #paint #landscape #goodmorning #ohio #myoffice

 

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Congratulations on a very successful run!

I’ve enjoyed viewing your journey and hard work from the comforts of home!😀 Thanks for sharing Troy Freeman!! Very talented! God is good!

We have all been so blessed by your visits to our ranches and farms! You were a joy to host on a hot June day in Kansas! We have a beautiful painting to enjoy for many years, with the memory of a wonderful event!! Thank you for your commitment to a job and your talent is a real blessing. Now, snuggle your family--they have been very generous to us and I bet they are ready for you to be home for awhile!! Stay in touch, Troy!

Troy, what a great adventure you've been on. Best wishes to you and your family! So happy to have met you in Haigler, NE and to have met your wife and daughter in Maui!

Troy, Going to miss you

The Angus family appreciates your work and the images you have created across the country. Thank you, enjoy the rest.

I’m glad it’s about over. Family time now

After this, an indoor job would feel suffocating.

I will miss those pictures of both the fine work that you do and the families that you got to know while at their homes! #bje!!!!

Until the next contract

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4 weeks ago

Freesky Studios

Morning #cow kisses...
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#brandthebarn #CertifiedAngusBeef #cattle #farm #farmlife #ranch #ranchlife
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They are going to miss you Troy Freeman!!

That 8054, she’s a lover! Thats Natalie’s heifer, Buttercup!

4 weeks ago

Freesky Studios

Final #barn #painting for the #brandthebarn campaign so I took a little more time creating something unique for it. Cannot believe we did 40 barns across the US this year and tomorrow we put the final stroke on the final barn. It's been a grand adventure but this little Hobbit is ready to go back in his cozy Hobbit hole for awhile.
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#CertifiedAngusBeef #logo #freeskystudios #gottahavefun #angusbeef #angus #beef #signpainting #signpainter #barnart #roadtrip
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Final #barn #painting for the #brandthebarn campaign so I took a little more time creating something unique for it. Cannot believe we did 40 barns across the US this year and tomorrow we put the final stroke on the final barn. Its been a grand adventure but this little Hobbit is ready to go back in his cozy Hobbit hole for awhile. 
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#CertifiedAngusBeef #logo #freeskystudios #gottahavefun #angusbeef #angus #beef #signpainting #signpainter #barnart #roadtrip

 

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So great!!!

What a great time we've all had following you across the country! Thanks to you and the Certified Angus Beef folks!!

Bonus for me I get to see this one every day!!

You done good Troy! 👌 They definitely picked the right sign painter for the job.😎 Kudos to you! 👍👍

Thanks for sharing your journey with us! Great job!

I kind of wish we could keep this one as you have it pictured!

Thanks for sharing your amazing talent!

I LOVE this! Yay you! And we will clean up the Hobbit Hole for your return..

You did a great job! I loved your stories 🙂🙃🙂

Congratulations. That was quite an undertaking. Excellent work and great stories as a bonus.

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4 weeks ago

Freesky Studios

I've travelled over 30,000 miles this summer, been to almost every state in the US (including Hawaii) and the one constant has been these 2 fun loving ladies. At some point I feel I should track them down and have dinner with them but in my mind to find out the true story behind the photo. #hamptoninn ... See MoreSee Less

Ive travelled over 30,000 miles this summer, been to almost every state in the US (including Hawaii) and the one constant has been these 2 fun loving ladies. At some point I feel I should track them down and have dinner with them but in my mind to find out the true story behind the photo. #hamptoninn

 

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Does Billie know you're riding all over the USA with a couple of ladies?

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