Have you ever admired a mural from afar, but wondered how it was done? Have you ever considered doing one with your class? Here you will find some good resources for murals and how to plan to make one with your class.
-Find out what materials you'll need and get some good tips
on how to plan and paint your mural
-Look at pictures of murals in different places for inspiration
-Get real lesson plans for making murals and learn how to break the whole process down for kids!
Keith Haring-Inspired Wall Mural Here is just one lesson plan for a Haring-inspired wall mural. This mural was created by students and parents and was made into a community event! Check out the Lesson plan database at www.haringkids.com
Pictures of murals in Los Angeles Look at some pretty impressive murals on the streets of LA. You can get some good ideas for whatever subject your mural will be on, such as community, culture, or politics.
Mexican Muralists of the 30's Pictures of some of the most mind-blowing murals you will ever see. Although the content is adult and politically oriented, you can still get a lot of inspiration by looking at what is possible- and get ideas for composition, color, topic, etc.