It's not often that we as the public have the opportunity to see a 'Public Art Work in Progress'.
It's very exciting to be able to photograph the artist at work and watch the Mural
evolve over a relatively short period of time.
The collage above is the result of two visits to the Mural site.
On the first outing, I shot pictures of the artist at work at the point where he was laying in the background for the shape of Texas.
At that time he had completed the bronco buster and the buffalo hunter and had the cattle drive partially sketched.
The second photography shoot was several days ago.
What a surprise to see the cattle drive and the state of Texas completed along with the windmill and Texas Ranger Badge.
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The Mural is approximately 42 feet x 24 feet according to the website Historical Murals of San Angelo where you can see the artists proposed finished painting.
Elmer Kelton was voted Best Western Writer of All Time and wrote over forty books.
My favorite, The Good Old Boys, was made into a movie starring Tommy Lee Jones.
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