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Train Murals – Part 4 (Find Inspiration)

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If you’ve been following my blog, we’re staying on track with Train Murals.  I spent six and a half weeks painting every hallway and every classroom in the Kid’s Ministry area of my church to give children the feeling they were going on a journey aboard The Grace Express.   It was a lot of fun, but also A LOT of ground to cover.  So now, in Part 4, I’ll show you where to Find Inspiration for a project this size.  Continue Reading →


I Think I Can, I Think I Can (Train Murals – Part 3)


“I Think I Can, I Think I Can” pretty much sums up how I was feeling as I continued to pick up steam…and inspiration, for more train murals.  At this point, I had just finished painting a train station in the entry way of the Kid’s Ministry area at my church, when someone handed me a stack of books.  He was a serious railway buff and thought I wouldn’t mind seeing some of the stuff he had.  Wow!  It was exactly what I needed to get me going!  Even though my murals were cartoon style, I sketched out a train from one of the book covers and painted my first train in the Preschool classroom.  It was an older looking train with lots of character.  Keeping with our theme, I called it “The Grace Express.” Continue Reading →


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