Her manner of speaking
Her work style
Her eating habits
Doesn't care about people in the neighborhood.
Concentrates very hard on her work.
Wants to win her war with the narrator and Lou.
Is actually a famous artist.
Friends in the neighborhood
A desire to get to know one another
A love for painting and the arts
A sadness about Jimmy Lyon's death
The narrator and Lou have a bad attitude toward the Painter lady, internal
The narrator and Lou have a bad attitude toward the Painter lady, external
The narrator and Lou think the painter lady is a bad painter and is messing up their wall, internal
The narrator and Lou think the painter lady is a bad painter and is messing up their wall, external
Lou and the narrator move away and don't have to deal with the painter lady anymore.
The painter lady was just doing her job to paint a mural, and the boys got over it.
The painter lady and the boys learned that they both had lost someone important to them, Jimmy, and the mural was a way to celebrate his life.