During a year I took care of an amazing girl called Bianca in Menlo Park, California. We both had an obsession with Maurice Sendak’s book, “Where the Wild Things Are” so I decided to paint part of the story in her room. I didn’t paint Max (the main character) because it was her space and she was supposed to replace his role. And she did it.


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Now we live in different places, but the mural still there as a reminder of a special bond we created some time ago.

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The process

Bianca’s boat

The monsters

Hanging out

The original illustrations of the great Maurice Sendak