How to paint a interior brick wall
Janis: I painted my brick fireplace! Merely prime and then a couple of coats of a good latex. The primer will REALLY get sucked up in the brick and mortar. Here's my fireplace:
You could just use reg wall paint .no prep maybe 2 coats .
Hello. This is an exciting project that I have not yet personal done.
This Painted brick fireplace link could be helpful.
If you want to fill irregularities with caulk or putty, then now is the time. Then prime &paint.
You can also whitewash brick. Here are some ideas on Hometalk:
Hi Janis, it depends on the type of finish you're looking for but if you want to do a white wash on your brick wall then this tutorial will show you how - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOcEDkRwEwo If you want to cover the entire brick wall with paint,use a water-based acrylic paint intended and paint your brick wall as you would any interior wall
Here's a message that might help - https://homeguides.sfgate.com/paint-interior-brick-50760.html
Clean with TSP then you are ready to prime and paint. Spray would be best. Make sure the paint is for masonry.
Here is a whitewash technique https://www.pinterest.com/pin/225531893825659052/