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Unformatted text preview: The first mural You'll laugh at this. My first mural was a picture of a large, large painting of a point on the beach with a big cliff behind it, which we all loved. We spent some time there. And then all of the people in their bathing suits and so on, having a wonderful time. That was my first mural, when I was in high school. And I was paid in middy blouses (sailor blouses). Everybody wore middy blouses then. It was after World War I. And that was the popular style, so I was paid with middy blouses. (The mural) was shown in the store that provided the middy blouses. They helped them sell bathing suits. It was really a shop decoration. But of course I didn't know anything about murals at the time. I'd never seen one. And I never saw a fresco until I had finished all my frescoes. I'd never seen a fresco until I went to...well, I had seen a small panel painted in the Swedish style, which is a decorative style of fresco. But I hadn't seen a real fresco mural until I went to Europe after...
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course ARH ARH2000 taught by Professor Karenroberts during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10