Jimi Hendrix Mural by Kyle Holdridge


Jimi Hendrix Mural by Kyle Holdridge
Jimi Hendrix Mural by Kyle Holdridge

In the Uptown area Minneapolis, Minneasote, a vibrant, colorful mural of legendary musician Jimi Hendrix stands tall and proud, capturing the essence of his musical spirit. Measuring 40 feet wide and 17 feet tall, this stunning piece of art was painted by artist Kyle Holdridge in just three days, using nothing but spray guns.

The mural, which is located on the side of the Corner Store Vintage on the corner of Lake Street and Bryant Avenue, is a stunning tribute to the iconic musician who changed the course of music history. Hendrix, known for his electrifying performances and innovative guitar playing, was a true trailblazer in the music industry, and his influence can still be felt to this day.

Holdridge’s mural captures the spirit of Hendrix perfectly, with the musician’s trademark afro and wide smile. What sets this mural apart from others, however, is the intricate detail that can be found throughout the piece. In particular, the colored wires that run throughout Hendrix’s hair are a standout feature of the mural.

These wires, which are painted in vibrant hues of Blue, Green, Pink, Yellow, Red and Purple, add a sense of movement and energy to the piece. They seem to jump off the wall, giving the impression that Hendrix’s music is literally flowing through his hair. This attention to detail is a testament to Holdridge’s skill as an artist and his dedication to capturing the essence of his subject.

The likeness of Jimi Hendrix in the mural is also incredibly impressive. Holdridge has managed to capture the musician’s features in such a way that he appears almost lifelike. From his dark eyebrows, Curly morning shadow to the curve of his lips, every detail is accounted for. The result is a mural that truly captures the spirit of one of the greatest musicians of all time.

The use of spray guns to create the mural is another interesting aspect of the piece. Spray guns allow for a level of precision and detail that is difficult to achieve with traditional paintbrushes. Holdridge’s use of this technique is particularly impressive, as he has managed to create a mural that is both precise and expressive.

Overall, Kyle Holdridge’s Jimi Hendrix mural is a stunning piece of art that pays tribute to one of the greatest musicians of all time. From the intricate details of the colored wires to the perfect likeness of Hendrix himself, this mural is a testament to the skill and dedication of the artist. It is sure to be a beloved fixture of the Minneapolis art scene for years to come, and a must-see for any music fan visiting the area.


3D Eagle Mural in Redwing MN



Red Wing Eagle Mural by Kyle Holdridge
Red Wing Eagle Mural by Kyle Holdridge http://www.muralmontage.com

In the world of art, there are few things more impressive than a large-scale mural. And when that mural depicts a majestic eagle in 3D, it’s truly a sight to behold. That’s exactly what artist Kyle Holdridge created with his 80-foot-wide, 15-foot-tall 3D eagle mural, painted in Red Wing MN with the highest quality grade paint available to ensure its durability, longevity and color retention.

One of the most impressive aspects of the mural is the way it interacts with the surrounding environment. Holdridge made sure to incorporate elements from the space around the mural into his design, which makes the eagle seem even more real. For example, he painted the eagle’s talons so that they appear to be extending off the edge of the building, in witch they really are. This attention to detail creates a truly immersive experience for viewers.

The project was a labor of love for Holdridge, who spent seven days working on the mural. From start to finish, he meticulously crafted each and every detail, from the eagle’s powerful wings to the feathers on its head. And thanks to the 3D effect, the eagle truly comes to life, seeming to leap right off the wall.

But creating a mural of this size and scale is no small feat. Holdridge had to carefully plan out every aspect of the project, from the initial design to the final paint strokes. He also had to work around any potential obstacles, like uneven surfaces or inclement weather. And because the mural was so large, he had to use special equipment like ladders and scaffolding to reach all areas of the wall.

The final result, however, was well worth the effort. The 3D eagle mural is a stunning example of what can be achieved when an artist truly puts their heart and soul into their work. And thanks to Holdridge’s skill and dedication, this mural will continue to inspire and awe viewers for years to come.

But perhaps the greatest legacy of this mural is the way it brings people together. Murals have a unique ability to create a sense of community and connection among those who view them. And the 3D eagle mural is no exception. As people stop to admire the eagle, they’ll inevitably strike up conversations with one another, forging new connections and strengthening existing ones.

In the end, the 3D eagle mural by Kyle Holdridge is more than just a piece of art. It’s a testament to the power of creativity, hard work, and human connection. And it’s sure to be a beloved landmark in its community for many years to come.

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Mural Artist Kyle Holdridge

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I now specialize in detailed large scale murals such as:A 200 foot wide mural for Harley Davidson in Sturgis, SD.  The Kalahari Resort and other water parks under Lone Willow ltd. in Wisconsin Dells,  the Minneapolis ywca swimming arena on Hiawatha,  the Hirschfield’s  plant at Interstate 94 and Dowling Minneapolis Restaurant murals in the Florida Key Eight Cowboy Jacks restaurant locations in Minneapolis and throughout the USI have contracted with Coca Cola,  most of the beer distributors in Minnesota and many other large distributors to sponsor murals.  you will find example of these on www.muralmontage.com 

In my 25 years of experience as a muralist I have conjured up unique and innovative ways of getting the job done quickly and effectively.  We are proud to say there are zero complaints on completion of all jobs.  In 1996, the MaltShop mural in Minneapolis won the Twin Cities Best Mural reported in the Mpls.-St. Paul Magazine.  Currently,there are over 500 large murals by Muralmontage throughout the United States and Costa Rica.


Make sure that all finished works are painted or sculpted to specs.  Keep close contact with all parties involved.  Make sure everything runs smoothly and quickly.

Specialized Abilities.

Creative knack for producing exciting concept designs for the surroundings.  Expert in exact duplication of most any photo or design concept on a large scale.  Air Brush skills are polished for fine tuning.  Photo shop skills allow quick changes to any design snag that may arise.  Eight years of cabinet making skills and a good overall construction ability.  Expert with most lifts and JLG equipment and able to over come and navigate seemingly impossible situations.  During my experience with projects large and small,  I have developed methods which allow for speed and proficiency at such skills as disguising unwanted wall elements into the murals.  My approach to problem solving has met with approval and satisfaction of my clients.