Children's Murals

PainterClick will get rave reviews with these simple tips & ideas.

If you never painted a mural, painting a mural for a child's room or a volunteer project at a school is an excellent place to start. Children adore color and simple designs so that even novice painters can create a mural that will receive rave reviews.

Prepare Your Surface: Ideally, you'll create your mural on a freshly painted wall. Before painting on an existing wall, thoroughly clean the wall to remove any dust and grease. A base of paint or primer can also be applied before you begin your design.

Getting Started: The design can be sketched directly on the wall with pencil or colored pencils. Alternatively, there are two ways you can reproduce your design on the wall. Grid your design into 1" squares and the wall area into a proportionate grid, e.g., 1" on your design = 1' on your wall. Or, transfer your design to acetate and use a projector (often available for from libraries and video equipment stores) to project your image onto the wall for tracing.

Paints: Today, most interior walls are painted with latex paints making a combination of latex interior paints for large areas of color and acrylic paints an ideal combination. For protection in high-traffic areas or areas accessible to little fingers, a final coat of polyurethane makes cleaning simple.

Designs: Let your imagination soar. Children love simple colorful designs whether it's their favorite cartoon or storybook character, their favorite things, place or interest, a collage of numbers or the alphabet or rainbows and clouds.

 

 

 

 

House Painting Tips & Ideas

 

House Painting Tips
Home Office Paint
Home Painting Design
Home Painting Techniques
Appliance Painting Tips
Bathroom Painting Ideas
Bedroom Painting Ideas
Color Ideas For Interior Painting
Exterior House Painting Tips
Furniture Painting Ideas
Home Painting Ideas
Home Painting Tips
Ideas for Painting Kids Bedrooms
Living Room Painting Ideas
Painting Ideas For A Boy's Bedroom
Painting Ideas For A Girl's Room
Painting Ideas For Interior Walls
Painting Ideas For Toddler Rooms
Painting Preparation Tips
Tips For Painting Over Wallpaper
Tips On Painting A Room
Tips On Painting Ceilings
Tips On Painting Kitchen Cupboards

Exterior Painting

Frequently asked questions

 

Can I paint over aluminum/vinyl siding?

Do I need to wash my house before I paint?

How much paint do I need?

How do I apply the paint?

How do I paint shingles & shakes?

How do I care for freshly painted surfaces?

I have never painted the exterior of my home before....?

What conditions are best for painting my house?

What tools do I need?

What is the proper way to use spray equipment?

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

| Site Map  | Add Link Resources | Privacy Policy © 2016 PainterClick.com All Rights Reserved.