Blue Line

Submitted by David Spencer

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Client: BGC Developments

Location: Perth, Australia

Completion date: 2017

Artwork budget: $4,500

Project Team

Client

Ross Catalano

BGC Development

Artist

David Spencer

Crashcut Productions

Overview

Create a dynamic, striking and original painting for an interior wall in the Aloft Hotel bar. Dimensions are 3 metres (9.8 feet) by 6 metres (19.6 feet). I used a restricted palette of acrylic paints.

Goals

The designer's goal was to showcase local artists to the hotels visitors. Focusing on this talent over international commissions, presented a fresh character of the hotel and a unique artistic reflection of the city.

Process

I actually met all the head of the development randomly at a bar a couple of nights before I started and we got along so well. We intended on doing a project together until we realised I was already working for him! Serendipity or what?

Additional Information

19 hours over 2 days (and 7 coffees) saw me get through this mighty big and detailed painting at the new Aloft Hotel in Perth. Shoulder was sore, but I'm immensely proud of the finished painting!