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"Sugar & Spice" Nursery Mural by Michele Levani

Friday, March 16, 2012

"Chelsea Soccer Mural" by Michele Levani- Charelston Muralist

I was recently hired to paint a soccer mural in a young boy's bathroom. Not only is he a terrific soccer player, but he's a huge Chelsea fan! However, his father prefers the rival team of Manchester. I needed to create a mural that would fit into such a small space and create a huge impact. I think I achieved my goal... SCORE!!!

Enjoy the photos and don't forget to watch the YouTube video, as well!
"Chelsea Soccer Mural" by Michele Levani- Charleston Muralist
Chelsea Soccer Mural

 Preliminary Sketch



Chelsea Stripes are added to frame out the actual mural


Every Soccer player needs their own personal World Cup!

Sunday, February 5, 2012

"7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens" Mural by Michele Levani

"The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens"
Mural by Michele Levani

Last week I was asked to paint a mural in a young boy's bedroom based on the best selling book, "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens".
I haven't read the book yet, but I am planning to do so along with Sean Covey's other best selling book, "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People". 
The 7 Habits are-

Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood
Listen to people sincerely.
Be Proactive
Take responsibility for your life.
Begin with the End in Mind
Define your mission and goals in life.
Put First Things First
Prioritize and do the most important things first.
Think Win-Win
Have an "everyone-can-win" attitude.
Work together to achieve more.

Sharpen the Saw
Renew yourself regularly.
This mural took me about 5 hours total of painting and preparation time.

The Sketch

Laying out the blocks for the "7 Habits"

Details still needed

Just needs the lettering

Just needs the lettering


My client was so happy with the results that she has hired me to paint 2 additional murals in her home, so ...more to come!
Mural based on this best selling book by Sean Covey-