frequently asked questions
How much does a mural cost?
Pricing for a wall mural depends primarily on size, level of detail and the subject matter. The more intricate the detail, the more work is involved and that is reflected in the price. After my initial free chat, I will give you a sketch and a final quote, so there's no worrying about it once the mural is underway. Have a look at my mural portfolio page for examples of how long murals can take.
What happens during the mural process?
Once I've established a general idea of what you want, I look at the bedroom or nursery decor & furniture and I offer ideas. You provide feedback and let me know if I am on the right track. Depending on the age of your children, you might wish for them to also have input at this stage. Once we have the major concepts worked out, I make a sketch of the best ideas and give you a price for the wall mural based on the sketch. Have a look at my mural process page to see a mural underway!
How long does a mural take?
This depends on the size of mural and the subject. Painting foreground elements over the existing solid colored background may take 1 - 3 days, and a full wall mural could take anywhere from 3 to 5 days depending on the complexity. Whole rooms can take one to two weeks depending on the level of detail.
When can you do the mural?
Any time you need me to! I work in around your schedule - I can work full days, evenings or weekends.
What kind of paint do you use?
Household emulsions for the base colours, mixed with artists acrylics for the pretty stuff! I find this makes the mural very durable. External murals are completed in water-based durable exterior paint.
Do I need to prepare the walls myself?
It will save you money if you paint the wall the necessary base color beforehand, but I can also do that for you (it will be included in the quote if necessary). I can also design the mural around the existing wall color if you wish.
I don’t know what I want, can you help?
Oh yes! If there's one thing I'm not short of, it's ideas! During your free consultation, I will look at the space where you want your artwork. We can look to your children's favourite characters, books, DVD's and other materials for inspiration - the children themselves are usually a never ending stream of ideas also!
Do you travel?
Yes - travel and accommodation costs will be factored into your mural quote if necessary.
All sounds good! What do I do now?
Fill out my contact form, and I will call you to get more details about the project and set up a time for your free consultation!