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Mural fun

Oooh I feel like I've only just warmed up after this job! It was cooold standing in that archway with the wind wooshing through. From my nice warm office on a sunny day, I thought it would be fun to share some of my process for this and the previous mural job at the Thai cafe. Being the sort of person I am, I feel the need to read all about a new technique before embarking on it, just to be sure I'm doing it right. And I'm not saying that's a good thing - I'd love to be more impulsive and brave when it comes to this sort of thing, but something about making permanent marks on other people's shiny white walls for money made me think I'd better prepare myself as well as humanly possible. The finished mural at Familiecafeen Thai Takeaway in Viborg. I spent a long time investigating what paints to use. For the Thai cafe I needed many colours and they had to be extra vibrant, and I didn't dare try mix them myself in case I ran out and couldn't mix the same colour again. I also knew I would need to be able to use markers for linework and outlines as well as brushes for large areas of flat colours. The internet helped me find this product called One4All by Molotow. I bought little refill bottles of 30ml in all sorts of delicious colours and a few empty markers of different sizes (that's...