Giant MillerCoors building mural designed, painted by Beloit native
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Giant MillerCoors building mural designed, painted by Beloit native

Photo Courtesy of @ElGringoRojo Beloit native and Milwaukee-based artist Adam Nilson works on the 13,000 square-foot mural he was commissioned to do for the MillerCoors corporate office in Milwaukee. MILWAUKEE – The MillerCoors corporate office in Milwaukee recently got a makeover thanks to Beloit native and artist Adam Nilson. Nilson adorned the building, located at 3939 W. Highland Boulevard, with a 13,000 square-foot mural of the 1907 ‘Miller Lady’ icon, sitting on a crescent moon toasting a High Life in her outstretched arm. The project was two years in the making, Nilson said. After multiple delays, work started in late summer and the painting, all of which was done by rollers and brushes, took 10 days with Nilson and a three-person crew. "There’s a laundry list of thinking you have to do prior to painting on the wall," Nilson said. "You have to get the right talent for such a job. A lot of people can paint great paintings but there’s high winds up there and we are on a swing stage. They call it that because it moves in the wind. If you have a fear of heights, it’s probably not for you." That talent turned out to […]

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