Sam Soper

Artist, Illustrator & Muralist in Austin, TX

Hello! I’m Sam Soper. I’m an artist, illustrator, and muralist, 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

The Murals at Sanctuary Gardens Survivors Home

Sanctuary Gardens Murals

Survive2Thrive Foundation is an organization dedicated to providing sanctuary to survivors of domestic abuse. When opening their newest home, CEO Courtney Santana wanted to make it more welcoming and inspiring for the ladies by commissioning a mural to reflect the growth to be done at Sanctuary Gardens. The Lotus Pond Garden Mural She’d been referred… Read More »Sanctuary Gardens Murals

Space Whale Mural at El Tacorrido on East Riverside in Austin, Texas

Space Whale Mural at El Tacorrido

When Brittany and Olivia got a gig to paint a truly lengthy wall at El Tacorrido on East Riverside, they knew it was a perfect space to highlight several talented lady muralists from Austin. When Britt suggested I come put a whale on the wall, I jumped at the opportunity. She’d seen me paint one… Read More »Space Whale Mural at El Tacorrido

Old Crow Box Blind Mural

Out at the Puckahbrush Palace bluebird preserve, there are a few box blinds set up for bird watching or hunting. Owners Betty and Paul (my mum and pup) had an idea of distinguishing each blind by adorning them with different bird murals. In January, I started learning to spray paint, as part of the SprATX… Read More »Old Crow Box Blind Mural

8-Bits for 8-Years Couples Portrait Mockup

8-Bits for 8-Years — Anniversary Portrait

I was ecstatic when Carl, partner to my near and dear college friend Clay, contacted me to capture this surprise 8-bit family portrait to celebrate their 8-year anniversary. I worked closely with Carl to ensure that he was happy with the final design. We went through 2.5 rounds of sketch concepts to create the pixel… Read More »8-Bits for 8-Years — Anniversary Portrait

CrossFit REP Mural

CrossFit REP Brand Mural

Jake of CrossFit REP found out about my work through a referral from an old friend Sarah, who reached out to see if BAMFaktory was still doing painting gigs. My partner Brad did the brand mural at her old company Golden Arm Media back in 2015, but since he has a full time job hasn’t… Read More »CrossFit REP Brand Mural

Anaïs Birdsong — D&D Character Concept

When I met Amelia, I was working through my Krystalline Kweens tarot series. A die-hard Dungeons & Dragons fan, she immediately fell in love with the elegant femininity I brought to each of my portraits and wanted to see herself or one of her D&D characters portrayed in such a light. After much consideration, she… Read More »Anaïs Birdsong — D&D Character Concept

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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…

ACNH Custom Design Guide
Animal Crossing: New Horizons Custom Design — The Missing DIY Guide

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, so did…

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