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Off the wall

Original post made on Sep 4, 2010

Painting with broad, bright strokes, muralist Erin Tajime Castelan is transforming a plain wall into a scene straight out of the rolling, tree-dotted Palo Alto hills. Where there was just a moment ago a blank space, there is now a majestic oak tree, its wavy branches reaching several feet in every direction and growing as Castelan dips her brush in her paints again and again.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, September 3, 2010, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Deborah Fruchey
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on Sep 4, 2010 at 12:24 am

I was so glad to see the article on Erin's mural painting! She is a local treasure, and more people should know about her. My husband and I love her work, and hope to one day have her do the entire back wall of our house. I am having such trouble keeping a garden going - it's a difficult setting - so we thought it would be fun to have Erin paint in all our favorite flowers below and around the windows. That way I can have my favorites in any season, and refresh my eyes with things that won't actually grow here.

I love her work!Thanks for printing this article.


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