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Re: how to paint mural


From: Karen Chilman (ChilArt_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Nov 14 2002 - 19:37:00 PST

According to the muralist that I had come to speak to my middle school mural
make sure the bricks are secure and paint them with a coat of priming paint
first...outdoor latex is fine. Then paint the mural on that.
Don't seal it...the sealer tends to make it flake and yellow.
Use 6 -pan muffin tins for paints. The tins make the paint easy to handle
going up on ladders and one can mix enough to last awhile.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michelle Molnar" <>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2002 12:57 PM
Subject: how to paint mural

> Hello! My High School Art Club will be painting a large outdoor mural
> year and I need some info. How do we prep the wall before we begin
> (it is a brick wall)? Is exterior latex paint the best way to go? When
> are done painting, do we need to seal it with anything? Any advice you
> could give or resources you could direct me to would be greatly
> Thank you! You all are awesome!
> -Michelle
> ---