An art project in 35 pictures

proj1a

Big blank wall…

proj1b

Hmmm.

proj2

Offbeat Home to the rescue!

proj3

But instead of NYC…

proj4

Six months since the trip, and I’m still nostalgic.

proj5

Less residue than electrical tape?

proj6

Test strip.

proj7

A few hours later.

proj8

Grrr!

proj9

Just go for paint.  I’ve got lots of paint.

proj10

Rental, so can’t paint on the walls.

proj11

Uh-oh, wait a second…

proj12

Guess that won’t work.

proj12b

Hmmmmmm……

proj13

Option two!

proj14

Let’s do it.

paint1

Living room’s barely big enough.

paint2

First of two coats.

paint3

Assemble for seamless painting.

paint4

A string grid to stay somewhat oriented.

paint5

First, the Thames.

paint6

Then Circle and H&C.

paint7

Propping up the strings for the maroon Metropolitan.

paint8

Thinking I need a bigger living room as the Central goes in.

paint9

Time for Northern. It’s the darkest color, so don’t mess up!

paint10

Just Overground orange and DLR teal remain.

paint11

Figuring out the 45 degree angles.

paint12

Some floor freed up with only DLR left.

paint13

Washing the brush for the last time.

paint14

Ready to hang.

paint15

Thank you, 3M scientists!

paint16

Recruited some help to hang them straight.

done2

Finished!

done1

And it fills the wall.

done3

Success! I think I need a nap……..

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