A mural Art (“Muralist” and “muralists”) is any piece of artwork painted or applied directly on a wall, ceiling or other permanent surfaces. A distinguishing characteristic of mural painting is that the architectural elements of the given space are harmoniously incorporated into the picture.
There are many different types of Wall Art. Community murals, commercial murals, mural installations, abatement murals, temporary murals, banners, live-painting, opportunity sites, and the list goes on. With no limits to creativity, the only barriers are the physical dimensions of the surface.
Difference between painting and mural:- As nouns the difference between painting and mural is that painting is (lb) an illustration or artwork done with the use of paint(s) while mural is a large painting, usually drawn on a wall.