An early proof showing the general composition of the image.
The final proof in color. The client decided to incorporate famous Mexicans into the image. Clockwise from the top right are Maria Sabina, Miguel Hidalgo, Maria Felix,
Speedy Gonzalez, Capulina, Armando Hoyos, Emiliano Zapata, Juan Gabriel, Cheech Marin, Julio Cesar Chavez, Pedro Infante, El Santo, Carlos Santana, Luis Miguel, Subcomandante Marcos, Bimbo,
Vicente Fernandez, El Chavo del Ocho, La India Maria, and Selena. In the center clockwise from the top right are Frida Kahlo, Cantiflas, Fernando Valenzuela, and Hugo Sanchez.
A paint color sample made with a vinyl stencil.
Priming the panel surface.
Applying layers of paint.
Detail of paint texture.
After additional paint layers the vinyl stencil is applied.
Removing the application tape.
The completed stencil application, ready for the next layers of paint.
After additional paint layers, the stencil is removed.
The piece after installation. The scale is hard to guage in the photo, but the piece is eight feet in diameter.