Article and photos about this project Big City provided painted signs for – Smokejumpers Grill – at Disney’s California Adventure in March 2015 …
On March 20, Disney California Adventure welcomed the all-new Smokejumpers Grill. This new quick-service location is the first phase of the Grizzly Peak Airfield addition to this land, in the space formerly known as Condor Flats. As you can see in these photos, Smokejumpers Grill honors the brave men and women who fight wildfires in our California forests. In fact, did you know a smoke jumper is a firefighter who parachutes in to the site of a forest fire? All the decorations give a nod to those brave heros. Below, the letter serves as a back story for the Smokejumpers Grill.
The menu has not changed that much, however they have added items like a Bacon Cheddar Burger, Grilled Chicken & Jack Sandwich and Chili…
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Recently Big City had the opportunity to provide painted graphics on a two-sided 6 ft x 40 ft monument sign. Painting the graphics provided cost-effective signage for this large “canvas”.
The process of providing new signage typically follows the path of settling with the client ahead of time on what we’ll be doing. A scale rendering and photo mock-up are typically provided, here is that documentation for this project:
With approval from the client in hand, the graphic production begins. As documented elsewhere in this blog, full-size paper templates are drawn and perforated with tiny holes on the drawn lines. Charcoal is pushed through the holes on-site to transfer the design to the sign surface.
The layout is almost always printed out in full color at scale to be able to see what we’re trying to accomplish, and as paint colors are mixed they’re tested on this scale rendering:
The final result: