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San Diego Mural Artists for Hire
Sparks Gallery represents many talented muralists who live and work in the San Diego area. Select any of the below artists to connect for your custom interior or exterior mural project.
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Custom Murals in San Diego FAQ
Murals are very large pieces of artwork—typically paintings or enlarged photographs—that provide walls and large, permanent surfaces with a unique, personalized style. If that’s what you’re looking for to enhance your indoor or outdoor space, be sure to talk with our artists using the form below!
Yes—for the most part. Our artists can paint your custom mural on various surfaces, including wallboard, canvas, wood, concrete, and more. Inquire with your artist of choice below to see how they can bring your space to life with a custom mural.
Because every mural is unique, the artists cannot quote a price range without knowing some important details, including the size, design, location, complexity, detail, surface, etc.
The best way to get a price range for your custom mural is by using the form below and including as many details as you can, and your requested artist will get back to you with a quote for your mural.
Estimating how long your custom mural will take from start to finish requires knowing the scope of your project. A mural can take days, weeks, or months, depending on the level of detail and scale of the piece. Fill out the inquiry form below with details about your project, and the artist will supply a quoted price range and length of time estimated to create your piece.
Your selected artist will advise if there needs to be any preparation to the surface before they begin work on the project.
For interior custom murals, you’ll want to remove fragile items from the area and leave a clear, open space. We also ask you to remove any wall décor, pictures, paintings, etc. from the wall our artists will be working with to ensure the best finished product possible. The artist will advise if any special preparations need to be made to the surfaces before beginning.
Yes, the artists may be able to paint on other surfaces, depending on what the surface finish is. Inquire with this question in the form below so the artist can advise on the possibilities for non-wall surfaces.
Artists encourage feedback while working on your custom mural to ensure that you are in alignment with the vision for the mural. Your thoughts are especially important when answering our artists’ initial questions, and when you receive a mock-up or sketch to review.
Our artists work with various materials, so the paints also vary depending on whether your custom mural will be outside or indoors.
“Trompe l’oeils” is a French phrase meaning “trick the eye,” and refers to artwork that involves realistic imagery that creates an optical illusion. These kinds of murals are particularly popular to make a room or area look larger.
To get started, please inquire with the form below, and the artist will happily answer these questions, and offer suggestions for your project to be a success.