Austin-based artist and illustrator Sophie Roach recently spent 35 days creating an incredibly detailed mural at Facebook NYC in her signature abstract, playful style and was cool enough to share progress photos on Instagram.
One of our first questions was, “How do you even begin to plan something this huge?” Sophie gives us a glimpse into her process in the photo above.
A video from Sophie’s first day on the job. Only 34 more days to go…
12 days in. Color starts popping up as Sophie continues to draw. And draw and draw. My back hurts just looking at this.
And here’s a video tour of the finished mural:
35 days! I've never put this much time and energy into anything before. I love this thing and the experience of making it so much. Thank you @dinapugh and @fbairprogram for letting me loose in this space. Thanks @jjjusteen and @annacaroline0 for the extra hands! Thanks #FBNY for treating me like family and for letting me invade your space for so long. Thanks IG fam for cheering me on 😊I'll share more pics of the final piece soon. I'm going to go take a nap now ✅