25 Basics of Painting Murals

Get tips from a professional muralist on the basics of painting a wall mural in a child's bedroom, playroom or nursery.

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Adding Dimension

To add depth to painted objects such as trees, bushes and mountains, double-load the brush. To paint sweeping vistas, load green and cream together on the same brush so the green takes on different hues. Brushing on two colors at the same time creates a blended, gradient effect.

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