When I first sat down with the owner of the Italian Station, Anita, she requested that I paint something her customers could look at and learn about Fredericksburg and coffee. You can see in my video (about 30 seconds in) my original sketches and how my planning began. After I had okay’d the initial ideas and sketches with Anita, I began my work by drawing a 7×7 block grid on my sketches and a 7×7 block grid on the wall (you can see it about 52 seconds in) so that I could easily and accurately transfer my ideas from paper to wall. I spent hoursRead More →