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Detail of St. David's Hospital Children's Waiting Room Mural.  Carol works on
the mural as a real fish looks on
from its wall aquarium home.


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Under the Sea
wall mural


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The client's son, Austin, loves
seeing his own name on one
of the pennants that Carol
painted on his bedroom wall.


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Man in the Moon
detail of wall mural






Carol created this colorful charming mural, depicting an African landscape at sunset complete with giraffes and elephants, as the perfect accent for the client's bright and cheerful nursery.

First Baptist Church in Austin Texas commissioned this mural, depicting the shepard's celebration on
finding the lost sheep, in memory of a much-loved longtime children's Sunday school teacher.

Carol Hawkins Studio designed this solar system mural for an east Austin elementary school.  Parents assisted in the mural painting chores. Carol Hawkins Studio designed this solar system mural for an east Austin elementary school.  Parents assisted in the mural painting chores.

"In answer to the question:  'How big WOULD our earth be if the sun were only 40 ft. in diameter?' Carol Hawkins
Studio designed this 68 ft. wide mural for Rodriguez Elementary School in Austin, Texas.  As a fun way of
community building a group of volunteers helped Hawkins to lay out her design and do the initial painting. 
Everybody had fun.  Hawkins finished the project. 
Oh!  and the answer to your Cosmic question? Earth is 4 1/2 inches tall on this mural.

under sea mural

St. David's Hospital, in Austin Texas, commissioned this charming yellow submarine under sea mural to entertain children waiting in the emergency room.  Four aquariums house real fish. Fanciful sea creatures including jellyfish, a sea horse, octopus, sea turtle, starfish, crab and brightly colored fish swim amid huge bubbles that were painted to coordinate with waiting room chairs.

Marlene & Scarlet Maccaw
detail of wall mural

Doting grandparents commissioned a wall mural featuring portraits of their grandchildren and the family's pets. Seven year-old Benn's comment: "Grandma,
I look so REAL!"

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Benn & McGregor
detail of wall mural

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Coordinate the walls of a child's bedroom with fabric or other design elements.
Carol designed and painted the monkeys & vines to coordinate with other fabric and accent pillows in this room. 
Children's names have been painted into the vine patterns.

This boy's room had an Old McDonald theme which the child had outgrown. 
Carol created a camp out theme to reflect the boy's avid interest in scouting and camping.

To see more examples of Children's Art go to the Baby Rooms & the Illustration pages. 
To see more examples of Murals go to the Mural pages.