This is one of the murals that I painted for a customer a few years ago. My customer lived in an old home with beautiful primitive antiques and wanted one wall in her bedroom painted with a Rufus Porter style mural. I had already painted a mural on all four of her bathroom walls so she invited me back to paint another one.
I use acrylic paints from the hobby shop and free hand it all. I do have stencils that I can use if I need to, but it's quicker and easier if I just paint it myself.
After I finished painting the mural, I rubbed a burnt umber glaze over the entire wall to give it an antique look. This mural took me about four days to complete.