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The loose, un-even quality to these tiles makes painted Delft tiles an ideal technique for the beginner or inexperienced do-it-yourselfer. Irregular lines, loose hand painted renderings add character and old world charm, easily achieved without any prior painting experience.


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 Essential mural tips and techniques
 

Creating effective murals often incorporate many different techniques, painting, glazing, and perspective to name a few. The most important factor is your imagination. But if that's not enough we've pulled some great questions about mural painting from the Ask artSparx message board. We hope you'll find this Q & A's useful.

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What type of paint can I use for an interior mural?
What is the difference between using latex and acrylic paints when creating a wall mural? Which is the best one and why?
What surface is best to paint on? How should the surfaces be prepped to receive the painted mural?
Using glazes in creating murals. What are some of the advantages.
Transferring an image onto any surface to create a mural
Painting over gesso surfaces.
Glazing versus color washing murals
Is there a way of incorporating a nude woman figure without having a professional draw the mural on the wall first? I want to incorporate the figure on my bathroom wall and was wondering if there was something out there to help me do it without using wallpaper.
If I paint a mural, then move in the future, should I paint the mural on canvas instead of directly on the wall?
Can I use acrylic to paint a mural directly over a semi-gloss latex painted wall?
How do you apply canvas to the wall?
I want to create a wall painting. Can I paint the picture on canvas, then mount the canvas on the wall so it can be removed from the wall in a few years and saved?

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"Filling in"

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This framed painting is actually a mural painted directly on the wall of young girls bedroom.

Watch the process of 'outlining a form', then 'filling in' with white so you can quickly build depth and strength of color in your murals.

 

 

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