Designing and Painting Murals

Gary Myatt
By their sheer size and ambition, murals can pose difficult and unique challenges for the artist. This practical book guides you through the process, from first choosing a design to applying the paint to the wall. Written by a leading artist, it covers the principles of artistic practice before explaining how to approach a large-scale project. Throughout, it shares the tips and tricks behind this most impressive of art forms. It covers in detail materials and equipment; colour theory and building a palette; planning a design; translating a sketch onto a large wall or canvas and it gives specific techniques including the use of stencils and trompe l'oeil. Beautifully illustrated, it is an essential and impressive guide and reference for all artists and designers.
Designing and Painting Murals by Gary Myatt

About the author

Gary Myatt is a leading mural artist. Based in London, his commissions take him around the world and his murals adorn homes, hotels and entertainment venues. He approaches each design as a fine artist and is known for the exquisite detail of his work.