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olivebranchandco:
Hey, kind folks!

Wondering if anyone has ever painted and lettered on a wall before, and if anyone has tips for that? Or any recommendations for tools to use for it? I'm tackling a project on a 6 x 4 foot wall - wondering if anyone here has done something like that before, and what paint/brushes you used or would recommend for this?

Thanks! :)

Brad franklin:
http://theflourishforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=410.msg3536#msg3536

I have not seen Martin post in a while

Chris:
I also would like to know please!

Thanks!

Christo:
I was recently experimenting on walls using latex paint (water based paint you would paint your house with!)

I use chalk for a rough sketch before painting.. It can be wiped off with a damp cloth after the house paint has dried!
This one's only about 40cm long and not too consistent but anyway...

I used one of these brushes (No. 4) https://www.artsupplies.co.uk/item-acrylix-series-203-rigger.htm They are little stiff though so are a bit hard to control on smaller turns / loops...
http://www.handover.co.uk/Brushes-Lining_and_Pinstriping_Brushes-Mack_Brushes/c2_1111_1158/p59856/Mack_:_The_Virus_444_-_Scrolling/Scripting_Brush_No.0/product_info.html These ones are softer & easier to control.
It helps laying down your pinky and dragging / gliding it on the wall or using it as a pivot for the curves...
you can also use a mahl stick which gives you even better control for slower / more precise work. ()

For Broad edged work, you can use something like these http://www.jacksonsart.com/p11895/Handover_:_Synthetic_Flat_One_Stroke_Brush_:_Green_Handle_:_Series_2107_:_1/2_in/product_info.html

or http://www.jacksonsart.com/Art_Departments-A-Z_All_Departments-Artist_Brushes-Watercolour_Brushes-Da_Vinci_Junior_Synthetic_Mottler_Brush/c2129_2128_1083_1218_33398/index.html

Hope this helps somehow, until someone with more experience has better advice :)

ExtrasbyAlaina:
That's AWESOME, Christo! Thanks so much for sharing!

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