Installing the panels..."I pretty much had free reign on this one and just started in designing characters and components, working with the owners to get everything they wanted added including a caricature of the original owner (Joe Sr.) in the foreground and the iconic Penny Lane dude in the center. It really just took [...]
This collaborative piece for Whitetail Properties in Pittsfield, IL allowed me to work with the phenomenally talented Larry Zach and use one of his popular wildlife paintings as the inspiration and layout of this mural. He was awesome to work with and it was a definite honor to take what he did and turn [...]
Artist Notes: What a fun project! I really loved every aspect of this project; researching the community, visiting local landmarks, meeting and talking with local historians, designing the piece, painting it, and especially getting to meet so many wonderful people while working on it. Every aspect of this piece represents the past, present and [...]
The 3rd and final window spread for Taco Gringo at it's North Grande location in Springfield, IL. Welcome the return of the Taco Polar Bear!
Yo Ho HO!!! Had a fun day painting this window wrap on the east and south windows for Taco Gringo on South Grande in Springfield, Illinois. Once the Holidays are over, I will remove the "Happy Holidays" text and they can keep this up till mid February... click any image below to see the full [...]
Chilly Willy and Coca-Cola may have influenced the design on this 5 window spread a little bit but I really like how this it turned out. It's always a nice complement when you are packing up and someone asks if it is a sticker!
Artist Troy Freeman with the Final Painting (#GoCards) Mingalaba! For many years our family has been proud supporters of a wonderful, homegrown charity named Myanmar Hope (or "MyHope" for short) that helps support Burmese Christian pastors, boards and runs a Christian boarding school in Yangon, helps local farmers grow and sustain food, builds [...]
A Vista View When approached by the Land of Lincoln Goodwill Industries to design something to wrap around the entire 150' back wall of their warehouse where dozens of people work separating out countless clothing and media items, my immediate thought was to "bring the outside in". Rather than looking at drab walls, let's paint [...]
Yee Haw! This is the second wall section for this cartoon daycare mural at Springfield Christian Preschool. This one focused a little more on the foreground animals. Such a fun little painting. I do love what I do! Be sure to check out the first wall section of this scene here... CLICK ANY PHOTO BELOW [...]
Yee Haw! Another fun mural for Springfield Christian Daycare. This one features some friendly folks from down on the farm going about their day. Farmer Diss is plowing his field while Fergus looks on. Little Cowsy is going for a stroll while Mr. Cat is aboout to steal some apples. Oh no!!! Look for my [...]