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Saturday, September 4, 2010

SF Art - 9th Street

Sheridan St. At 9th St, San Francisco, CA

SF Murals - Art in Progress #3

Third installation showing the progress of this mural on Sheridan Alley, SF

You can view the earlier, in-progress versions of this mural on my posts from May 2010 and July 2010.

Below, the early sketch work --

-- developed in to this:                        


and this      



The Beach Chalet #5

The stairway at The Beach Chalet is marine-themed. It was carved from magnolia wood by Michael von Meyer  (San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, 1,017 Acres of Stories, by Chris Pollock, Erica Katz, p.125)

The Beach Chalet #4

Oh, for better lighting!

This is one of several tile mosaics, pointing the way to the loo. The credit block (below) indicates the mosaics were the work of Primo  Romolo Caredio (b. 11/10/1896 Italy - d. 3/13/1964, SF, CA).