It seems like every color is in the mural, said volunteer painter Thomas Surratt.
Sinnett, who grew up in Mustang, finds his inspiration in nature, and it shows in his work. In the top corners of This Land are leaves from the Catalpa tree, native to Oklahoma. In the middle, the sun sits behind the head of a bison. Wheat, a scissor-tailed flycatcher and the Oklahoma River all make an appearance, as well.
Aaron Gibson, Rocktowns co-owner and president, is excited to have Sinnetts mural on his site.
I love the vibrancy, Gibson said.
It has a real attraction to it. This is going to make people turn their heads.
This entire thing is being donated, said Sinnett.
For example, The Red Cup coffeehouse is helping out by keeping Sinnett and his crew fed for the projects duration.
And fed they need to be: Painters ascend the 100-foot wall using climbing equipment and their own strength, then they hoist a 40-pound, 5-gallon bucket of paint and a roller, which is tied to their rope at the bottom.
Once the base coat is on, they stand on scaffolding and hold one of the worlds largest stencils against the wall to paint, all while battling Oklahomas infamous, plain-sweepin winds.
Sinnett is excited to create, but also excited to complete hoping to finish the entire south side by the end of June.
That might be a little ambitious, but I want to finish this so its not mine anymore, but becomes the peoples, he said. Murals are good for the community. They give people something to take ownership of. And the neat thing about This Land is that there are people who see it unfold every day as they drive down I-40. They are experiencing it.