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Step 5- How to paint your mural

19 May

This design is straight from the Dr. Seuss books- try finding inspiration in your children's favorite books

With your mural design outlined on your wall you can finally get started painting your mural! First step is to place dust sheets or newspaper around your working area and have a damp cloth handy for any mistakes or dabs of paint in the wrong place. The best areas to start painting are the biggest […]

Step 4- Supplies and materials you need to paint your mural

17 May

A graphic mural is great for brightening up an office. By

Now to get the materials you need to paint your mural. Some materials will depend on what design you’ve chosen to paint. Transfering your mural’s design on to the wall As mentioned in step 3, you will need these items to transfer your mural’s image on to the wall: Freehand drawing- Just a steady hand! […]

Step 3: Ways of getting your image on to your mural’s wall

15 May

Now that you’ve chosen your image for your mural you have a few options as to how to transfer it on to your wall. These are the 2 (and a half) best ways I’ve found: Drawing- if you’re quite good at drawing and your design isn’t too complicated then you can take a pencil (or […]

Step 2: How to prepare the wall for your mural

14 May

Here’s the good news: painting an indoor mural is a lot easier than painting an outdoor mural! Preparing a wall for painting a mural on doesn’t take much work as long as it is in good condition and chances are you can start painting straight on it. Just make sure the wall: is wallpaper free. […]

Step 1.5: Ideas- painting a mural in a nursery or child’s bedroom

12 May

Indoor murals painted in kid’s bedrooms or babies nurseries are probably the easiest murals of all to do! Children’s cartoons and characters are bold and simple so you will have no trouble painting a room your children will love for years to come. And unlike wallpaper, a quick brush of paint later and you can […]

Step 1: Let’s get started- planning your mural

10 May

You might already have an idea of what you want your mural to be but it is always worth taking a look out there and seeing if there are different styles or executions you might like. Have a search on Google Images, Flickr, Pinterest, catalogs or even the websites of professional mural painter. Remember a […]