hand-painted murals in Hampshire

Hand Painted Murals in Hampshire – Steps to be Followed Before Painting

The hand-painted murals in Hampshire are broadly defined with the unique aspect of art. A mural is a painting or art executed directly on the wall.

In ancient times, hand-painted murals were seen on the walls of the palaces, temples, and churches. Today, you can find it in the museums. Some classic style lovers apply this paint in their home also.

Our painters at Larsen Paint Finishes help in painting and bringing the amazing effect of murals. There are a few things that you need to know about the murals that we have discussed with you.

Historical Overview of Colour Washing Murals

The colour washing painted murals was first discovered in the Paleolithic era as tomb painting, Ajanta caves, palaces, etc. It was popular in Southern France, and later it was globally spread. The Marouflage technique of attaching painted canvas was found in the early precursor age. The colour washing technique was natural because it was made of the colours of fruits, vegetables, and wheat pasting.

The aesthetic effects of murals were seen in churches of Europe during the medieval age. Until today, it is popular throughout the world.

How to Bring the Effect of the Colours on the Wall before Painting Murals?
If you ask our experts of Larsen Paint Finishes about the colour effect of the hand-painted murals, our professionals will suggest a few things about the painting or colouring of the murals on the walls.

Have a look at a few steps that are needed to be followed before painting murals on the walls or ceilings:

Clean the Ceiling and the Walls

Make sure that your walls are clean and not affected by damp, structure problems, moisture damage, and cracks. If you notice crevices and cracks, you should spackle them and create a definite structure.

Examine the signs of dirt, mould, wax, and grease. Our painters always clean the walls with mild soap solution or trisodium phosphate. After cleaning the wall and the ceiling, you may observe the aesthetic effect of the colour on the wall and the ceiling.

Start Sponging the Walls or the Ceiling

Sponging is always the best way to create a sense of the texture of the murals like leaves on the tree or clouds in the sky. While applying the hand-painted murals, the sponge works in a great way. The sponge is used to block the colour on the wall. If you want to fill the large areas of the painting, you can use the method of sponge painting.

Use Stippling on the Ceiling and the Wall

Stippling is the best technique of mural that is smoothly applied with smooth blending. Our technician applied green underpainting with a dry and thin coat. The painters also use a dry stippling brush to paint the border of the murals. There are various types of stippling brushes that are dappled to bring a beautiful effect on the walls and the ceiling.

Use Stencilling for Beautifying the Art

The hand-painted colour washing murals are used with stencils to paint the background of the painting on the walls. The stencil is used for the formulation of the colour washing method. Our professional painters always use a number of shades and the oil painting method to increase the ecstasy and dramatic beauty of the art.

Summing Up

The hand-painted murals in Hampshire are popular nowadays in various places. Our painters in Larsen Paint Finishes use the aforesaid steps to increase the beauty of the painting.

If you want to bring the beautiful effect of murals on your walls and ceiling, you can contact us at 07768795877. You may also email us at nicola@larsenpaintfinishes.com to know more about us.