The VOCAL Times: Paint the Town / by VOCAL

Tait Roelofs

In today’s digitally mastered landscape of retouched perfection, traditional handcrafts can struggle to maintain relevance for the advertising world.  Large-scale, hand-painted murals thankfully continue to assert appeal, although few companies still remain to keep this timeless art form alive.

Tait Roelofs’ pursuit of artistic expression spans the range of available mediums, from oil on canvas to slip-cast ceramic bongs and sculptures using assorted household objects.  As a walldog with his photorealistic mural company Acme Murals, his work now covers over one million square feet of the United States and can be seen in most major American cities. 

   
  
   
  
    
  
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     “The majority of beautiful art, buildings, roads and elements of our world were build by the hands of skilled technicians. We want to keep that tradition alive.”

“The majority of beautiful art, buildings, roads and elements of our world were build by the hands of skilled technicians. We want to keep that tradition alive.”

   
  
   
  
    
  
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     “There's no college for painting a five-story face or mixing a 25-color transition that covers 200 feet of building.”

“There's no college for painting a five-story face or mixing a 25-color transition that covers 200 feet of building.”