I was referred to the Suri Family by photographer Ricardo Barros. After talking to the family they liked my series of abstract cityscapes. This was fine by me because that is the series that I am focused on and I really enjoy painting like that. After surveying the walls (one was orange, one green and three white) located in a large open room on the lower level of the residence. I was also asked to tie in a plum color that was on the cabinets. Great I knew the plum could work with the oranges and that I can add the green with blues on the complimentary side. After creating a few designs in photoshop I was able to go in a few weekends and evenings and knock the project out just in time for a big party they were having. I love working in these patterns and free flowing with the designs.
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After I painted the HV Stampede I was asked to do a live painting piece at Pennington Day on Saturday May 16, 2015. Pennington New Jerseys Largest Street Festival. So the concept that we talked about was when urban meets rural. So I created a rural scene and filled it with my signature patterns and designs. I added a grain silo and old truck as th focal points. The background sky contains a simple funky legible “Pennington”. I used warm and cool colors to give the piece depth. I got great feedback from everyone and I am very pleased with the outcome.
Super Being Mural By (left to right) Leon Rainbow, Maxx Moses & Isaias Crow in San Diego #surrounded #thegoodness #laquerencia
Next Isaias Crow and Myself Painted at YMCA Surf Camp at Imperial Beach at one of the Residences
Last we transformed a beat up box truck into a rolling piece of artwork!
I got a call from an old friend Charmaine. I painted walls in her gym about 6 years ago. She told me that she was managing a new gym and wanted a mural to liven up one of the walls. The company sent me a mock up of what they wanted and I replicated it on the wall. This job was challenging because it was a relatively large wall 12ft x 15ft and most of the work needed to be done after hours so that I didn’t disturb the customers. Planning is very important when doing a project like this. I made sure I had all my supplies and I carefully masked the area around the wall to be sure not to get any paint where it didn’t belong. All in all it was a fun project and I’m proud of the results.
So I have been nominated to do this 5 day artist challenge by Ricardo Basilio Coke and Kortez Robinson…. so here goes the first post..I am going to theme by medium..Today I am going to post the art of body painting.. This one of my favorite body painting images love the shadow in the background. Did this shoot a few years back with photographer Nikki Riley model: Jerzee Continue reading 5-day Art Challenge by Leon Rainbow
We have been waiting since 2006 to paint the back wall at Terracycle but never could because it was owned by another company. This year I found out that Terracycle was buying the building and we would be able to paint this “virgin” wall. Ras and myself had not painted together in a while so we decided to paint together on Sunday, April 27th. Ras recently saw a Bobby Fisher documentary and said he wanted to do a chess themed wall. Being a chess fiend I was excited. Ras showed me the reference for the portrait and I worked the chess theme into my piece.
More about Bobby Fischer,Check out this documentary