5 Freelon Street Mural, Artist: Ian Ross, American Artist and Muralist, San Francisco, California
Creative since he was a young child, Ross was raised in a family with three generations of artists. He spent his childhood between his parent's studio and the outdoors, and these formative experiences shaped his identity from an early age. [from his webpage]
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Corrugated
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(Date Photographed: 15:28:31 Friday 12 October 2018)
(Date Published: Saturday 3 November 2018)
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The mural decorated the front of a corrugated metal office building.


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Two Stories
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(Date Photographed: 15:29:09 Friday 12 October 2018)
(Date Published: Saturday 3 November 2018)
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The building was two stories tall and so was the mural. Notice how the corrugations were horizontal on the garage door.


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Man For Scale
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(Date Photographed: 15:29:22 Friday 12 October 2018)
(Date Published: Saturday 3 November 2018)
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A man walked past which provided a way to visually fee the scale of the mural.


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Giant Flower
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(Date Photographed: 15:29:27 Friday 12 October 2018)
(Date Published: Saturday 3 November 2018)
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The garage door was decorated in the style of a large flower.


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Despite Fake
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(Date Photographed: 15:29:32 Friday 12 October 2018)
(Date Published: Saturday 3 November 2018)
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Despite the fake windows drawn as part of the mural, a real window provided a view through it to a skylight in the ceiling.


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Buck Rogers
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(Date Photographed: 15:29:34 Friday 12 October 2018)
(Date Published: Saturday 3 November 2018)
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The mural decorated the building in a style suggestive of a 1920's Buck Rogers comic book.


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Closer Shot
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(Date Photographed: 15:29:41 Friday 12 October 2018)
(Date Published: Saturday 3 November 2018)
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A closer shot of the mural showing the paint techniques used, and the textures achieved.


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Real Door
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American Artist and Muralist
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(Date Photographed: 15:29:52 Friday 12 October 2018)
(Date Published: Saturday 3 November 2018)
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A real door and a real window punched holes of modern reality through a fantasy background.


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Upper Left
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(Date Photographed: 15:29:59 Friday 12 October 2018)
(Date Published: Saturday 3 November 2018)
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The upper left of the mural featured sweeping plants surrounding an actual window, each side of which was ajar.


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