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Art of John Pugh; Trompe L'oeil Murals
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Art of John Pugh; Trompe L'oeil Murals
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Muralist

  • Serves Springfield, OR
I have found that the visual “language' of trompe l’ oeil allows me to effectively commu- nicate with a very large audience. People take delight in being visually tricked. Once intrigued by the illusion, the viewer is invited to visually cross into the mural to explore and discover the deeper concept. With a clear intention to create a public art attraction, I strive to design a mural in a way that is not a commonplace mural. Often this includes creating an illusion that is iconic or a dynamic anomaly. The passerby is much more apt to engage with an uncommon ar- chitectural event or phenomenon while he or she unconsciously surveys the urban landscape. Creating a ‘sense of place’ is paramount. It is important for me as an artist, to research the area and its community, formulating concepts based upon a multitude of historical, environmental, and cultural viewpoints. If the mural can serve to educate about the culture and heritage of a place, it will deepen roots, and create a pride of place. Ultimately the goal with the mural is to conjure fresh feelings and perceptions, and evoke a sense of connectivity with the mural, within us, and the world around us.Here is a short resume of John Pugh, including his mural commissions. Here is a partial list of commissions: * Aquarium on the Boardwalk - Branson, MI * Denver Zoo / City Park, Denver Arts Commission, CO * City Walk Mural Project, Government of UAE - Dubai, UAE * Quetzalcoatl Mural Project, Government of Mexico - Mexico City * Jean Cocteau Theater, George RR Martin - Santa Fe, NM * State Library, Wisconsin Historical Society - Madison, WI * City of La Crosse, National Endowment for the Arts - La Crosse, WI * GE Wonderground Mural Project - LA, Boston, SF, Chicago, and NYC * City of Hermosa Beach - LA, CA * Universal Studios - Japan * Westside Recreation Centre, Calgary Arts Commission - Calgary, Canada * Pepsi Cola International - New York City * Santa Cruz Redevelopment Agency - Santa Cruz, CA * Juvenile Hall Visitors Lobby - Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, * Dimond High School, Anchorage Arts Commission - Anchorage, AK * Wonder Works Science Museum - Gatlinburg, TN * Palo Alto Medical Foundation (two projects) - Palo Alto, CA * Rotorua Public Library, Arts Commission - Rotorua, New Zealand * Sarasota Health Department, Florida Art in State Buildings - Sarasota, FL * Berryessa Community Center, San Jose Arts Commission - San Jose, CA * Hayward City Hall, Hayward Arts Commission - Hayward, CA * Debra Winger - (private) New York, NY * Global Mural Conference Project - Twentynine Palms, CA * University of North Florida, Florida Art in State Buildings - Jacksonville, FL * Levi Strauss - Dayton, NV, and Jacksonville, OR * University of Alaska, 1% For Art Commission - Fairbanks, AK * Kaiser Permanente Hospital - Santa Clara, CA * Victor Valley College Library, Arts Commission - Victorville, CA * Standin' on a Corner in Winslow, Arizona Park - Winslow, AZ * ICTV, California Design International - San Francisco, CA * Stanford Shopping Center, Stanford University - Palo Alto, CA * California State University, Chico He was the recipient of awards, such as Distinguished Alumnus from California State University, Chico; as a Master Muralist from San Francisco, CA; and Most Successful Mural Artist from California Mural Symposium. He has received publicity with the completion of over two hundred and fifty murals, and his work has appeared in articles and media worldwide, including Time, Artweek, L.A. Times, New York Times, USA Today, Good Morning America, London Sun, Tokyo Mainichi, BBC World News, Art Business News, Southwest Art, and San Francisco Examiner. The book, The Murals of John Pugh: Beyond Trompe L'oeil by Random House, is available at Barnes and Noble.See more
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I have found that the visual “language' of trompe l’ oeil allows me to effectively commu- nicate with a very large audience. People take delight in being visually tricked. Once intrigued by the illusion, the viewer is invited to visually cross into the mural to explore and discover the deeper concept. With a clear intention to create a public art attraction, I strive to design a mural in a way that is not a commonplace mural. Often this includes creating an illusion that is iconic or a dynamic anomaly. The passerby is much more apt to engage with an uncommon ar- chitectural event or phenomenon while he or she unconsciously surveys the urban landscape. Creating a ‘sense of place’ is paramount. It is important for me as an artist, to research the area and its community, formulating concepts based upon a multitude of historical, environmental, and cultural viewpoints. If the mural can serve to educate about the culture and heritage of a place, it will deepen roots, and create a pride of place. Ultimately the goal with the mural is to conjure fresh feelings and perceptions, and evoke a sense of connectivity with the mural, within us, and the world around us.Here is a short resume of John Pugh, including his mural commissions. Here is a partial list of commissions: * Aquarium on the Boardwalk - Branson, MI * Denver Zoo / City Park, Denver Arts Commission, CO * City Walk Mural Project, Government of UAE - Dubai, UAE * Quetzalcoatl Mural Project, Government of Mexico - Mexico City * Jean Cocteau Theater, George RR Martin - Santa Fe, NM * State Library, Wisconsin Historical Society - Madison, WI * City of La Crosse, National Endowment for the Arts - La Crosse, WI * GE Wonderground Mural Project - LA, Boston, SF, Chicago, and NYC * City of Hermosa Beach - LA, CA * Universal Studios - Japan * Westside Recreation Centre, Calgary Arts Commission - Calgary, Canada * Pepsi Cola International - New York City * Santa Cruz Redevelopment Agency - Santa Cruz, CA * Juvenile Hall Visitors Lobby - Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, * Dimond High School, Anchorage Arts Commission - Anchorage, AK * Wonder Works Science Museum - Gatlinburg, TN * Palo Alto Medical Foundation (two projects) - Palo Alto, CA * Rotorua Public Library, Arts Commission - Rotorua, New Zealand * Sarasota Health Department, Florida Art in State Buildings - Sarasota, FL * Berryessa Community Center, San Jose Arts Commission - San Jose, CA * Hayward City Hall, Hayward Arts Commission - Hayward, CA * Debra Winger - (private) New York, NY * Global Mural Conference Project - Twentynine Palms, CA * University of North Florida, Florida Art in State Buildings - Jacksonville, FL * Levi Strauss - Dayton, NV, and Jacksonville, OR * University of Alaska, 1% For Art Commission - Fairbanks, AK * Kaiser Permanente Hospital - Santa Clara, CA * Victor Valley College Library, Arts Commission - Victorville, CA * Standin' on a Corner in Winslow, Arizona Park - Winslow, AZ * ICTV, California Design International - San Francisco, CA * Stanford Shopping Center, Stanford University - Palo Alto, CA * California State University, Chico He was the recipient of awards, such as Distinguished Alumnus from California State University, Chico; as a Master Muralist from San Francisco, CA; and Most Successful Mural Artist from California Mural Symposium. He has received publicity with the completion of over two hundred and fifty murals, and his work has appeared in articles and media worldwide, including Time, Artweek, L.A. Times, New York Times, USA Today, Good Morning America, London Sun, Tokyo Mainichi, BBC World News, Art Business News, Southwest Art, and San Francisco Examiner. The book, The Murals of John Pugh: Beyond Trompe L'oeil by Random House, is available at Barnes and Noble.

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How much do painters cost?

The national average cost to hire an interior painter ranges between $200-$2,700. Interior painters can tackle everything from complete color makeovers in each of your rooms to touching up an accent wall to painting pieces of furniture. The square footage and complexity of the project, along with the materials needed, are the main factors that will affect cost. Other factors include whether you supply the paint yourself or want the painter to do so, whether you move the furniture and do the prep work or ask them to do it, and whether any repair work is needed on the walls.

Painting the ceiling and the trim will also have an effect on cost. The type of paint you choose can also raise or lower your house painting cost. A gallon of paint may range from $20 to over $100, depending on quality and brand. Ask your painter if they charge per hour or per square foot, and how much you can save by doing prep work (moving furniture, etc.) yourself.

How much should interior painting cost per square foot?

You can expect a 12x12-foot average room with 8-foot ceilings to cost $100 to paint, while a 16x16-foot room with 9-foot ceilings could cost around $175. 

To calculate the cost of interior painting per square foot, measure the square footage of wall space and ceiling space of your room. From this, you can estimate the number of gallons of paint needed to cover the wall space and compare it to these figures. You can also ask interior painters near you to provide an estimate before you hire them.

How much does it cost to paint the interior of a house?

Interior house painting costs are calculated on a few key factors. Nationally, interior house painting projects range from $917 (for one room) to $4,893 (for eight rooms). The wide price range indicates how much square footage, paint selection and labor can affect cost. One pro uses a laser to measure each room, subtracting the size of the doors and windows, and then bases the quote on the square footage of the actual surfaces to be painted.

Painters may provide you with savings if you opt to paint your entire home rather than just having one room or an accent wall painted. For example, the average house painting cost for an 8x12 room with 8-foot ceilings is roughly $200, when contractor-grade paint is used. Painting ceilings, baseboards and frames can also affect cost. Pros may charge per linear foot to smooth and paint baseboards.

In one area, pros might charge 50 cents per linear foot to paint baseboards, while pros in another part of the country could charge $1.50 per linear foot for the same task. Painters may charge flat rates for painting door and window frames, with one charging $20-$25 and another $60 per door. Geography and regional costs to do business play a major role in the cost of interior painting. The same painter in a rural region has less to pay in taxes, transportation, insurance and overhead than they would in a major city like New York.

How much does it cost to get the outside of your house painted?

You can expect to pay around $2,535 to get the outside of your house painted, though this cost will increase with larger house sizes (and decrease with smaller ones). The average hourly rate for exterior painters is $45 and ranges from $25-$75.

Wood, brick, stucco, vinyl, aluminum and stone each have their own set of demands. Contact exterior painters near you to get a detailed cost estimate for your house.

How much do interior painters charge per hour?

You can expect to pay $50 per hour for interior painting. This price will change depending on a number of factors and may range between $30 and $160 per hour. Some factors include the height of the rooms, the complexity of the painting and more.

For an accurate cost estimate, request quotes from local painters and contractors.

Can I use digital payments to pay for painting services?

Many painters accept digital payments through Venmo, Square Cash, Google Pay, PayPal, Zelle and others. Due to COVID-19, others may quickly adopt this technology to maintain social distancing practices and follow health recommendations.

Contact professionals beforehand to ensure they’re able to accept digital payments and continue to follow safety guidelines throughout your interactions. Compare local interior and exterior painters’ profiles to see which types of payments they accept.

How many coats of paint does the exterior of a house need?

Your house’s exterior will likely need two coats of paint. With two coats, your house will look more even and solid in color and will be better protected from moisture and the elements. The painting should always occur over a primed and well-prepared surface.

Do you tip painters?

Yes, it’s best practice to tip house painters if you’re pleased with their work. Painters perform detailed, skilled work that can last for many years, if not decades. 

Tipping house painters is good etiquette. You can base the tip on the size of the crew, and request the amount to be evenly divided. Or, you can leave a tip based on the size of the job and leave it up to the foreman to decide how it is distributed among the crew. Sometimes — especially with big projects — the painters on the job change during the course of the project, so it’s often customary to leave one tip for the whole job.

How much value does painting add to a house?

Due to a lack of data available, it’s hard to say whether painting your home’s interior or exterior will increase its value. But there are some important things to keep in mind. 

If you're thinking about selling your home, you might want to repaint areas that look especially worn, dull or chipped so your house looks fresh and new to potential buyers. On the other hand, it’s possible some potential buyers will repaint the home upon moving in. So if you have a limited budget, your money (and time) might be better invested in other types of home projects, such as remodeling your bathroom or kitchen, installing new floors or fixing broken appliances

When in doubt, check with your realtor before making a final decision.

What should I look for when choosing a painter?

When choosing a painter, pay attention to online reviews and ratings. Reviews with pictures are especially valuable, as these showcase the painter’s work. It’s also important to check whether your state requires licenses for painters — if it’s required, your contractor should be able to present their license. 

Finally, compare estimates and quotes from multiple painters near you. Take into consideration what each one guarantees with the job, including factors like higher-quality paint, extensive preparation and a good warranty.

Reviews for Springfield painters
Viko F.
Still in the process of trying to get my deposit back. Painter left the job unfinished. He was upset that the person(Chris) who accepted the bid never did a walk through or told us what paint to use. I've messaged multiple times with no reply. I'll keep folks updated on the process with Thumbtack.
Ez Pro Build LLCEz Pro Build LLC
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