Mural paintings and art have been part of the world for a long time. In the olden days, humans told their stories and expressed themselves using murals. Cave painting was also a type of mural in that century. Murals usually give us exquisite art and depiction of life, religion and diversity of culture throughout history. For example, when you walk through museums, libraries, temples and churches, you will see various murals covering the wall to show elaborate art and the culture.
There are various categories of murals. The most common mural is the primitive kind of mural, which is painted straight on the wall or plaster and is traditionally done using tempera, oil or acrylic paint. Before the mural wallpaper comes to life, a lot of money and time is used up, and you require a professional artisan to do the handy work for you. Even if they are expensive and time-consuming, you don’t want to miss the amazing site of having a Mural wall in your home.
We are going to look at how you can install a paste the mural;
- Lay out your mural
When your murals are being supplied to you, they get supplied into panels; you will have to lay the panels out in order and leave them to rest for 5 hours. Before you lay them, open your murals carefully to avoid damaging them. When it’s time to place your mural on the wall sponge, spray your wall with water first.
- Draw a straight vertical line on your wall
Develop a guideline using a spirit level and tape measure by drawing a straight line vertically and creating a panel’s width from the edge of the wall. Once you have done this, remove the extra part of the paper you don’t need. When you do this, it will be easier for you to place your panel in a straight line.
- Apply the wallpaper paste on the wall
When applying the supplied paste on your wall, you should use a medium pile paint roller. Apply the first panel of the pasted area and try not to squeeze any paste out of the edge. It would help if you also remembered to leave an extra bleed on the top and bottom and side for trimming later. Smooth a damp sponge or brush to gently smooth any wrinkles or bubbles from the panel’s top to the bottom.
- Match up the panels
Paste the wall between each panel and apply the second and subsequent panel and make sure that the pattern and the image you are plastering match up as each panel is applied. Then slide each panel from side to side, making sure each is edge to edge without overlapping and leaving gaps.
When you purchase your mural wallpaper and don’t have the money to pay for the installation services, you could use the tips above to help you plaster something good on your wall. Just follow each step as indicated and don’t leave anything out on top of all this, be very careful.