Project: Body Chemistry Fitness Mural
Body Chemistry Fitness in Norwood, NJ specializes in personal, one-on-one fitness training. It's a gym that is committed to assisting clients succeed in meeting their goals. Owner and animal lover, John Wardell, came up with the idea of a motivational mural for the space that would be filled with powerful lions.
Piero Manrique designed a dynamic 45-foot wide mural for the side wall of the gym with five advancing lions. Painted in a realistic style, these animals stare out at the viewer and appear as though they are about to jump off the wall and into the room. Piero created a vibrant, abstract grafitti style for the background. Bold colors stretch across the wall, highlighting the golden color of the lions. The mural was created with a combination of acrylic spray paints and semi-gloss house paints applied with a brush.
This mural will also be used as a inspiration for a charity event the gym plans to hold in January 2016 to benefit a wildlife protection service in honor of Cecil the lion.