Sam Soper

Mural Artist & Illustrator in Austin, TX

Hello! I’m Sam Soper. I’m a mural artist and illustrator, who specializes in colorful, highly-detailed, pop-surrealist portraiture, character creations, and concept art. My mission focuses on representation, striving to make each piece an educational experience, highlighting real people and the ethereal beauty of the natural world.

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Recent Work

Frogs’ Taco Picnic Mural at El Tacorrido

My third installation on the Lady Jam Wall at El Tacorrido, I decided to do a fantasy scene of a couple of frogs’ taco picnic on a big red blanket. Attending the picnic are two Texas native frogs: the spotted chorus frog and green tree frog. The spotted frog wears a black cowboy hat and… Read More »Frogs’ Taco Picnic Mural at El Tacorrido

Super Flower Blood Moon Live Painting

The May Block Party ATX took place the day after the Super Flower Blood Moon Eclipse and I was invited to paint on a wall panel for the first time. Since the wall panels are reused after each Block Party, I used the opportunity to practice spray painting in a more realistic style. While I’d… Read More »Super Flower Blood Moon Live Painting

Dy Roshun Debut EP Cover

When Dy Roshun was working on her debut EP, she knew she wanted an illustration to set the tone for her upcoming dark pop release. She came to me looking for a character concept, inspired by Sailor Moon, SZA, and the stylings of an Urban Shaman portrait taken by mutual friend and artist, Ashtyn Nyx.… Read More »Dy Roshun Debut EP Cover

Big Eazy Freezy Frog Live Painting

When Block Party ATX made it’s triumphant return post-quarantine on April 28, 2021, I was there live painting a breakdancing tree frog on a 30″x40″ canvas. Block Party ATX is a monthly event hosted by SprATX partnered with several other local arts organizations. In total, it took me around 2 hours to spray paint this… Read More »Big Eazy Freezy Frog Live Painting

Courtship of the Bluebirds Box Blind Mural

This is the second of what will be three bird-themed box blinds out at the Puckahbrush Palace bluebird preserve. On this larger blind, built for a couple of people to comfortably sit in, we decided to do a scene with a male and female Eastern Bluebird against a verdant background, matching the many mesquite trees… Read More »Courtship of the Bluebirds Box Blind Mural

Whale in a Wine Glass Barrel Mini-Mural

On March 21, 2021, Unknown Collective held their RISE UP Pop-Up Exhibition, celebrating womxn-identifying artists for Women’s History Month, at Austin Winery. I was invited as a live painter, where I transformed a wine barrel into a Whale in a Wine Glass mini-mural during the event. This event, co-curated by Marcella Colavecchio and Leah Bury,… Read More »Whale in a Wine Glass Barrel Mini-Mural

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Support Black Creators Holiday Gift Guide 2020

The past couple of years I have done a holiday gift guide focused on supporting Central Texas artists and artisans encouraging you to shop local and shop small. In the past, my focus is on female-owne…

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Are you a designer or artist, who’s become addicted to Animal Crossing: New Horizons? Contemplating on making your own custom design? Want to do that design work in Photoshop or Procreate? Hey, …

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