Crocodile Effect

Elena Geil is known for her luxurious, one-of-a-kind finishes. One of her favorite projects of late resulted in what she calls a “crocodile effect.”

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Kicking It into High Gear

When Pat Gehrman was commissioned to paint a mural for a trendy restaurant in Omaha, the gears started turning—both figuratively and literally. The finished piece is a larger-than-life 3D depiction of Steampunk.

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Community Mural Project Beautifies a Tunnel

There’s nothing like a community art project to make the people of a municipality feel bound together by a sense of pride and accomplishment. In Shakopee, Minn., such a project came to fruition under the guidance of muralist Tony Stafki, whose business is Wall Art by Tony in the Twin Cities.

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A Resort Fit for Doggie Royalty

Barkingham Palace, Beverly Tails, Barkenridge Mountain Lodge—those are just a few of the unique resort-like suites that Kris Henderson-DuFaux and Steve DuFaux created for a dog training and lodging facility.

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Faux Finisher Breaks World Record

It almost sounds like the set-up for a joke: What do you get when you take 332 guests, an equal number of chairs and hundreds of jars of paint? In this case, though, the answer isn’t a punchline but a Guinness World Book record-setter!

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Burning Man Sparks the Flame of Creativity for San Diego Artist

Accomplished decorative painting artist and sculptor Vulfie Munson brought an impressive Renaissance-inspired sculpture to the famous Burning Man event.

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Eddie’s Spanish Colonial

Decorative artist Eddie Manzanares took a new home construction in the Rocky Mountains all the way to the Andalusian Plains.

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Sandra Gonzalez Brings French Charm to a Kitchen

Decorative artist Sandra Gonzalez transforms a kitchen with finishes for the walls, cabinetry and a custom-made island.

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Old World Attention to Detail

Faux artist Natalie E. Tackett brings European antiquity to a home in Tennessee.

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Murals of Light

Mozelle Spencer’s murals bring comfort to children at Dawson Place Child Advocacy Center in Everett, Wash., and serve as a backdrop on their way to healing.

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