With just 93 days until kickoff, 46 murals are sprouting up all over Indianapolis ahead of Super Bowl 2012.
Will Schlough worked on a sculpture on Friday that will be a part of one of the murals at Ninth and Meridian streets.
Schlough said the finished product will be a larger than life representation of a childrens jacks game, RTV6's Derrik Thomas
"I don't need to tell anything about it. You don't need to read about it. Hopefully when you see it, everything I want you to know, you (will know)," he said.
Another mural will cover 3,300 square feet and was installed on Friday at the Union Station train shed atop the Illinois Street underpass.
The artist, Artur Silva, said the mural is conveying a message about transportation.
"I'm fascinated with space travel and space exploration. The image represents a guy dressed in an astronaut suit," Silva said.
Dave Lawrence, president and CEO of the Indianapolis Arts Council, said the 46 murals cost $500,000, with $350,000 in public money and the rest coming from private foundations.
"I hope Indianapolis is really excited for the Super Bowl. I think that one of the great things about this program is that we're helping to enliven the streetscape, beautify our neighborhoods and help spruce up the city for the Super Bowl," Lawrence said.
The murals will stay up for the next 10 years, officials said.
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