Back when I worked for a commercial drywall contractor, we sometimes created decorative effects by layering the drywall. Usually this involved little more than a step at the perimeter of the ceiling, a simple panel, or some other very basic shape. I always wondered why no one tried carrying the concept further.

When I went out on my own, I got my chance: I started doing what I call "drywall art," layering the material to create "murals" on walls and ceilings. I don't do it on every job, of course — but when a customer wants something out of the ordinary, it's a unique option I can offer them.

or Register to continue reading