Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Oklahoma City Interior Designer Launches Animation Station

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Oklahoma City Interior Designer Launches Animation Station

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After working as a full-time interior designer, Chris Martin decided it was time to start his own business.

So in August he quit his full-time job and started Animation Station, which paints seasonal promotional signs for retailers, with partner Diane Hudson.

"What is amazing is that I started this business when it looked like everything was collapsing," Martin said. "Business has taken off. We are just soaring."

Customers include a variety of retail stores. On Friday, Martin and Hudson were painting a sign for a tire store grand opening.

"We bring attention to the business and their special promotions with our artwork," said Martin, a native of Oklahoma City.

Some signs take just a few hours to complete. Others take longer, including a sign Animation Station prepared for Bruno's Home Furnishings, 3704 N. Western Ave.

"Bruno's was having a big warehouse sale and we spent two days painting the sign on the store windows," Martin said.

Animation Station specializes in seasonal signs.

"We combine holidays with a promotion to help stores bring in business," he said.

Animation Station is not limited to painting windows. Other services include murals on walls and outdoor lawn characters.

Martin and Hudson develop sign designs for each client. …

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