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Flat Mural Painting

Flat Mural Painting

Have you wondered why we require the base coats for our mural painting to be flat? Also, why we paint our murals using a flat sheen? The reason for both is ultimately the same.

When you pay to have a mural painted, the last thing you want is for viewers to not be able to see the mural. Yet that is often what happens if a mural is painted with a glossy paint sheen or covered with a shiny top coat. Light reflects off of glossy surfaces and murals with a satin or gloss sheen will often reflect so much light, the mural’s viewers will see more reflected light than they see mural. In fact, depending upon the source of the light, some walls could end up looking more like a mirror than a mural. A mural painted in a flat sheen guarantees that your mural will have excellent viewing no matter what angle it is viewed from or how much light is hitting it.

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New Puppet Stage Is Our Largest!

New Puppet Stage Is Our Largest!

We’ve created many puppet stages but the puppet stage we recently built and installed for Villa Rica First Baptist is our largest yet! One of the great things about this stage is it was created for an Old Mine theme which was installed exactly five years previously.

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Top Five Church Themes for Kids in 2019

Top Five Church Themes for Kids in 2019

Church themes incorporating themed environments and wall murals continue to be popular for kid’s church rooms. They’re great ways to hold a child’s attention, perfect tools for teaching stories and concepts and they almost always guarantee a child will come back to the church for multiple, long term attendance. It’s no wonder children’s ministries continue to use theming companies like Imagination Atmospheres to transform their kids’ church rooms.

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New Puppet Structures for Old Mine Theme

New Puppet Structures for Old Mine Theme

These structures will be a part of an Old Mine themed environment and will be used as stage sets. The set pieces have been created to accommodate puppets as well as live actors. These structures will now go to painting where they will become the mining town’s Sheriff’s Office and Jail, Bank and General Store.

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Painting Children’s Wall Murals

Painting Children’s Wall Murals

Most kid’s spaces can be improved with the addition of murals but painting large-scale murals can be a little intimidating. In this post, we’ll share some of the secrets to our children’s wall murals and give you some tips that will insure your own murals have the “pop” you’re looking for to provide the most excitement in your kid’s space! Just remember: These are secrets. Please don’t tell anyone else. Shhhh…

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