Direction to paint ceiling

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I bet there's a billion threads on this, sorry...

I have a small room with 4 walls.

Window (only source of light) is in wall A. The only door is directly opposite, wall B.

Which direction should I paint ceiling ? My understanding was I should roll from A towards B, but in small sections at a time across the room.

I'm on my 3rd coat and it still looks patchy. I've tried all the usual suggestions, now about giving up!
 
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dockofthebay, good evening.

My preference is to paint long strips from your wall A to B and try not to over coat one strip to another, if you paint a patch then that "Patch" is drying and appears patchy later.

Ken
 
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dockofthebay, good evening.

My preference is to paint long strips from your wall A to B and try not to over coat one strip to another, if you paint a patch then that "Patch" is drying and appears patchy later.

Ken

Thanks Ken. I haven't tried that approach yet, may give it a go tomorrow morning. Do you do any overlap at all between the long strips?
 
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I try to keep overlap small, trick seems to be to work with a"Wet Edge" of "New" applied paint so it all dries as uni formally as possible.

Ken.
 
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