Category Archives: Pouring Paint

Acrylic Paint Pouring – 4

This one is huge – 30″ x 40″.  It did not turn out at all like I was intending, it’s way too busy.  But as usual, I learned a lot.  For instance, I tried to do a second pour to … Continue reading

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Acrylic Paint Pouring – Free Pour

So, here’s the 3rd one in this series.  There are a number of different ways to get the paint onto the canvas.  One is a “flip cup” pour.  Multiple colors of paint are put into one cup, you invert the … Continue reading

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Acrylic Paint Pouring – First Attempt

So, this is my latest obsession.  Mixing acrylic paint, and Pouring Medium, and a touch of Liquid Silicon, and then pouring the paint onto a 10″ x 10″ canvas.  If you want to see HOW to do it, google “dirty cup … Continue reading

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Watercolor – Working With a Theme

So, continuing on with the Theme of “things silhouetted against a moon”, I’ve done six more starter pieces.  I’m doing the moons two different ways, so far.  I’m also using an assortment of paper types – 400 lb rough, 140 … Continue reading

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Watercolor – Working With a Theme – Finished

(Go here for Part 1  or Part 2) Sorry for two posts in one day; I didn’t think I’d actually finish this piece today. My original small journal piece had a heron.  I find the dangle-y legs of the heron … Continue reading

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Watercolor – Working With a Theme – Part Two

(Go here for Part 1) I’ve glazed the moon with Quin Gold, and added some really bright green to the other area.  YIKES!  It looks horrid.  But I like how the moon is shaping up. I’ve used a darker color … Continue reading

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Watercolor – Working With a Theme

So, I’ve heard and read that working in a series, or working with a theme, is ALWAYS a good idea for improving your skills, so I’m going to give it a try. The theme will be “Things that are silhouetted against … Continue reading

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