Making Murals Building Community
A Mural Making Step by Step Guide
Murals are more than just giant paintings. Teachers should think of murals not only as art projects, but as an interactive process that blends collaborative grouping, history, current events, local communities, social change, and leadership skills. Below are some thoughts on what I believe makes a successful mural and a step-by-step introduction to mural making for K-12 teachers.
The following tips are for acrylic paints, but the mural making process can be applied to any of the art materials teachers find at their schools, including markers, crayons, butcher paper, etc.