The Loma Linda Mural was designed for Hulda Crooks Park in the City of Loma Linda and was installed the 5/31/2022 by Michellino Angela Petersen. We will show the working process from start to finish.
I submitted this design to Loma Linda in January of 2022. The project was approved by Februar y 28th 2022 and completed by May 31st 2022
Time to blow the tiny illustration up onto an enormous template which will serve as temporary wooden mural.
The template is made from three doorskins
Here is the painted template ready to by sectioned up into tile shapes and cut into 200 seperate tile templeates
Here is an example of a section of the 9.6x6.8 foot ceramic mural being pre-designed with a template. now each cut piece will become a ceramic tile.
Jumping ahead, here is the template and the tile being glazed for high fire
Here is the fired tile after the glaze fire.
The Cayote tiles after hire fire
Combination of wooden template and bisque fired tile
Close up of foreground high fired tile.
First time essembled on my table in the studio.
The Wall at Hulda Crooks Park ground down and ready for cement board.
We drove 1300 miles from the Northwest down to Loma Linda with our camper.
Starting to mount the tile onto the backer board
Red Taile Hawk
This little girl came up to touch the tiles and enjoy close proximity to the Critters.
I love this.
The final result.
The Hulda Crooks Mural