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Asked in Salary and Pay Rates, Poisons and Toxins
Is plaster poisonous?
Plaster itself is not poisonous. Some people are allergic to it but generally you will only have a reaction to it if you consume it. Plaster of Paris may cause breathing difficulties if inhaled. Wall plaster is harmless once it is painted and/or covered, and contact with it before that is fine. Painted wall plaster is safer as it does not release dust. ...
Asked in Painting and Watercolors, Michelangelo
How are frescoes painted?
A fresco was painted on plaster. A good example is the Sistine Chapel. Michelangelo would apply the plaster to the ceiling and while it was still wet place the pattern he had drawn on the plaster and trace it into the plaster. Then, he would apply the paints. Many times he would decide he didn't like what he had and break it out starting over with the picture. ...
Asked in Painting and Watercolors
What is it called when a painting is made on a wet plaster wall?
a fresco. (fresco is italian for "fresh" referring to the fresh plaster that has been applied to the wall. This is opposed to "fresco secco" which is painted over dry plaster) ...
What do you call paintings on plaster found in old palaces and churches?
Paintings on plaster is called 'Fresco'. It is painted when the plaster is still wet. Leonardo da Vinci's 'The Last Supper' would be one of the most famous frescos. ...
How do you determine what kind of paint is on your swimming pool?
First you have to determine if is in fact a painted pool. If it is a plaster pool then usually there is no paint unless it was painted because of age and damaged plaster. You most likely do not want to paint a plaster pool - have it acid washed to clean plaster. Not sure how to determine what type paint. You would have to have the paint chips anaylized to determine if it is a chlorinated base paint or epoxy...
Asked in Home Improvement, Building and Carpentry
How do you fix peeling joint tape on plaster board?
Cut it back to where it is solid and replace it. Use mesh tape, it is much easier to apply and cover. ...
Asked in Roman Empire, Art History
What are large pictures on walls of Roman temples and halls?
These are called frescos. However they could also be murals if they were painted directly on the wall. If they were painted directly into the wet plaster they were frescos. ...
What should you do about a ceiling that has peeling paint?
It's a big job, but you can use a putty knife to get the loose paint off then 'rough sand' the rest of the ceiling and paint. Be sure the ceiling is even and if there are any dents from the paint peeling then you'll have to plaster those first, then 'rough sand.' ...
Asked in Painting and Watercolors
What is the fowling scene made of?
It is a fresco made of dry plaster, a method of painting on plaster that is dried first and painted on later. Comparing this to the Minoan method of painting on wet plaster, this method did not do well in preserving the fresco as the fresco would fall off with the dry plaster if it cracks. The wet plaster made it easier for the paint to be absorbed as depicted in the Minoan artwork, the Bull Leaping scene, found in Knossos. ...
How much to re plaster a in ground pool?
Depending on the part of the country, $3,000- $4,000. There is a new process available that just removes a thin layer of the old plaster, and a new coat of plaster is "painted" on the pool surface. It may be cheaper, but I do not know anyone who has used that method yet to know if the results are satisfactory. ...
Asked in Art History
What is fresco mean in roman art?
Frescoes are murals painted into wet plaster by the Romans. The technique of painting on wet plaster creates vibrant colors, and lasts a long time. Romans aren't the only people who used fresco, but they are the first and most famous. ...
What are the different types of plaster of Paris?
No, there are not different types of plaster of Paris. However, there are different types of plaster. There is plaster of Paris, pottery plaster, Puritan pottery plaster, Cerami-Cal, and Hydrostone. ...