Order to paint an entire room

When you are looking at a large room and say, “where do I begin?”, this post will tell you in what order to paint an entire room. On this diagram below, the numbers correspond to the correct order to paint a typical room.   Most rooms will not contain all of these elements.   Your average room […]

Fluting

If you sliced a flute in half, lengthwise, you basically have the shape of fluting.  This shallow, concave, repeat vertical pattern is found on columns, pilasters, and millwork. Painting the illusion of fluting on a flat surface, using trompe l’oeil techniques, is a challenging exercise.  The soft shadow placement demands a good understanding of how […]