If you’re headed to Fiesta on the Hill this Sunday — and you ARE headed to Fiesta on the Hill this Sunday, aren’t you??? — then you should also be on the lookout for celebrity Bernal Heights artist Amos Goldbaum.
Born-and-raised here in Bernal, Neighbor Amos creates intricate line-drawings of San Francisco streetscapes, such as the brand-new mural he just created on the west wall of Pinhole Coffee:
The Pinhole mural is rather fantastic, and at Fiesta on the Hill this Sunday, Neighbor Amos will be on hand to offer a brand-new edition of t-shirts featuring the same image. He tells Bernalwood:
Pinhole approached me about doing a mural earlier this year. They crowdfunded for it (thanks neighbors!), and we wanted to give the donors shirts with the same design.
Pinhole has a picture of their building that’s from 1893, so I used that image as a reference for the mural.
I wanted to insert the scene from the photo into its current context, so I tried to get a photo from a similar angle — but with the whole hill in the background.
I ended up on a roof across the street (thanks Dan!) with my phone on the end of a 20ft pole and got a good shot of the whole neighborhood. I combined the two images like this:
The I used that image to paint the mural and make the drawing for the shirts.
PHOTOS: Courtesy of Amos Goldbaum
5 thoughts on “Bernal Artist Amos Goldbaum Creates New T-Shirt Based on His Pinhole Coffee Mural”
Well, I guess I need to get a 3rd Amos Goldbaum t shirt!
I love his shirts! And, heh, is that a baby with his feet dangling out the window?! Oh, 1893.
missed Fiesta…is there any other way I can purchase this shirt?
Sure! You can get them on my website: https://www.amosgoldbaum.com/products?category=Bernal%201893
I also sell most weekends on Valencia and 23rd.
nice design… too bad they’re that 50-50 stuff. icky sticky fitty-fitty. You should go back to yer old real cotton shirts.
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