How To Do a Controlled Delamination of an Old or Failed Coating
"I've been asked to restore a mural I painted 10 years ago and since then a coating that was applied by a local graffiti maintenance crew has turned opaque. The coating will no longer remove new vandalism, so they have resorted to painting over the lower 5 ft of the artwork!" -Artist This is one of the most common questions we receive from artists, and it is a truly difficult situation to be in. Without knowing exactly what materials are on a mural, attempting to remove a failed coating can involve using dangerous chemicals, and even cause serious damage to the artwork or harm to oneself. While all of our recent murals follow strict material and coating guidelines, some of our more longstanding murals,...
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