Articles on Starting a Mural Business

I painted murals before I started writing full time.  I used that experience to write a series of articles.

When creating a mural for your clients, you have to help them to decide what kind of mural will be best for them. When deciding on a move-able vs a permanent mural, there are several things to be considered.
When painting a mural for your client, it helps to have a few designs you can do quickly that will impress your client.
Nothing is more aggravating to the artist or client than for you to get to the job and realize you do not have all of the items you need. Here is a helpful checklist you can use to ensure you always show up prepared.
When painting a home mural, whether you are giving it away to charity or as a gift, or doing it for pay, you should always have your client sign a contract before you begin painting. These tips will help you create a contract.
Choosing a specialty as a professional muralist will help you to focus your advertising efforts while allowing you to paint in a consistent style that over time will be recognizable by the public.
If you want to ensure continued mural jobs, you will need to promote your work. Here are some tips you can use
There is always room for improvement. Whether you are an experienced muralist or new to the business, or are not sure you can even paint, here are some ways you can improve your mural skills.
The biggest problem mural artists encounter is setting undervalueing thier work. This tutorial will help you charge a desireble rate in a way that your customers will feel comfortable paying.
It might sound counter productive to give away free murals in order to get mural work. However, painting free murals in visible places is much more effective than placing ads in publications.
A mural contract is the single most important thing you can take with you when negotiating to paint a mural. Failure to set certain items in stone will surely cause headaches for both the client and customer at one point or another.
One of the most important things a new mural artist can do is to build experience.
The first thing a prospective client will ask for when they are considering you for hire is to see your portfolio. Keep it with you at all times, you never know when someone may want to look see it.
Many artists start a home mural business by accidentally falling into it. If they were to be intentional about starting the business, they could build their business more quickly and sustain is as long as they wished.



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