Vida Abundante (Life Abundant) 2014, By Jim Miner, An American Tattoo Artist, De Anza Hotel, Almaden Boulevard near W. Santa Clara St., San Jose, California

Vida Abundante
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The words, "Vida Abundante," and a woman's face surrounded by flowers. The phrase Vida Abundante is Spanish for Life Abundant.


Vida Abundante (Life Abundant) 2014   •  By Jim Miner external link   •  An American Tattoo Artist external link   •  De Anza Hotel external link   •  Almaden Boulevard near W. Santa Clara St. external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:39:35 Thursday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 17 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6343
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Cornucopia
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A cornucopia of fruit and vegetables spilled out into a formally decorated wall.


Vida Abundante (Life Abundant) 2014   •  By Jim Miner external link   •  An American Tattoo Artist external link   •  De Anza Hotel external link   •  Almaden Boulevard near W. Santa Clara St. external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:39:39 Thursday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 17 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6344
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Fancy Font
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The words, "Vida Abundante" were written in a fancy font filled with swirls and decorations. The orange to white shading made the words appear to pop out of the wall.


Vida Abundante (Life Abundant) 2014   •  By Jim Miner external link   •  An American Tattoo Artist external link   •  De Anza Hotel external link   •  Almaden Boulevard near W. Santa Clara St. external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:39:58 Thursday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 17 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6345
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Frame For Face
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The frame for the face was topped with what looked like an all-seeing eye.


Vida Abundante (Life Abundant) 2014   •  By Jim Miner external link   •  An American Tattoo Artist external link   •  De Anza Hotel external link   •  Almaden Boulevard near W. Santa Clara St. external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:40:03 Thursday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 17 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6346
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Eyes Closed
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The woman lay eyes closed on a brown pillow. An apropos pose for a hotel.


Vida Abundante (Life Abundant) 2014   •  By Jim Miner external link   •  An American Tattoo Artist external link   •  De Anza Hotel external link   •  Almaden Boulevard near W. Santa Clara St. external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:40:09 Thursday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 17 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6347
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Pumpkins
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The cornucopia was overflowing with grapes, corn, pumpkins apples and more.


Vida Abundante (Life Abundant) 2014   •  By Jim Miner external link   •  An American Tattoo Artist external link   •  De Anza Hotel external link   •  Almaden Boulevard near W. Santa Clara St. external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:40:13 Thursday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 17 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6348
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Victoria • Concordia • Crescit
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More words, below the image of stars on a cloudy night, read: "Victoria • Concordia • Crescit." That phrase was followed by tiny words that read, "Jim Miner & The Ex.D."


Vida Abundante (Life Abundant) 2014   •  By Jim Miner external link   •  An American Tattoo Artist external link   •  De Anza Hotel external link   •  Almaden Boulevard near W. Santa Clara St. external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:40:25 Thursday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 17 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6349
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The Pattern
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The regular pattern on the right-hand part of the wall turned out to not be regular. Up close you can see a green detail winding through the regular pattern.


Vida Abundante (Life Abundant) 2014   •  By Jim Miner external link   •  An American Tattoo Artist external link   •  De Anza Hotel external link   •  Almaden Boulevard near W. Santa Clara St. external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:40:41 Thursday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 17 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6350
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Frame Became Cornucopia
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A swirling detail of the frame un-swirled to form the cornucopia.


Vida Abundante (Life Abundant) 2014   •  By Jim Miner external link   •  An American Tattoo Artist external link   •  De Anza Hotel external link   •  Almaden Boulevard near W. Santa Clara St. external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:40:52 Thursday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 17 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6352
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In Context
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A view of the mural from across the street to put it into context with the hotel.


Vida Abundante (Life Abundant) 2014   •  By Jim Miner external link   •  An American Tattoo Artist external link   •  De Anza Hotel external link   •  Almaden Boulevard near W. Santa Clara St. external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:43:34 Thursday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 17 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6353
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From Opposite Corner
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A view of the mural form the opposite corner put it in context with the city as a whole.


Vida Abundante (Life Abundant) 2014   •  By Jim Miner external link   •  An American Tattoo Artist external link   •  De Anza Hotel external link   •  Almaden Boulevard near W. Santa Clara St. external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:44:43 Thursday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 17 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6354
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