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Anyone who has ever made a work piece from epoxy resin will have noticed that after curing and releasing the resin from the mould, it often does not have the desired crystal-clear surface, but is covered by a matt veil. Fortunately, there is a very simple...
The company DecoArt offers a lot of products which are especially designed for Fluid Painting: The DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint in countless, different shades, the DecoArt Pouring Medium and the DecoArt Clear Pouring Top Coat. But do these materials keep...
In order to make beautiful resin castings or jewellery with epoxy resin, it is essential to use a good negative mold. These are available in numerous designs to buy. If, however, you want to dare special, individual forms or simply want to build something...
In this tutorial I present the Dutch Pour with lacings in SheleeArt style. The preparation is a bit more complicated than for other pouring techniques, but the effort is worth it. There are different (more or less secret) recipes for this method, but for most...
The French brand PEBEO offers a wide range of studio acrylic paints. Pebeo also offers a pouring medium and a silicone oil. All products were made available to me for a large product test. In a comparison with other pouring mediums I tested all Pebeo products....
In this article I introduce the resin casting technique. To be more precise, embedding wildflowers and natural materials in epoxy resin. I'll show you how to create my "botanical pieces" with a video and a detailed illustrated manual. I was really excited when...
Welcome to acrylgiessen.com, the information source for Acrylic Pouring and Fluid Painting. We regularly provide you with news and informations about our favourite addiction – Fluid Art.
If you are a beginner, we will provide you with lots of useful information and inspiration for your start. With our step-by-step instructions and fluid painting video tutorials you can learn all techniques and tricks – in addition, we test and compare various pouring supplies such as acrylic paints, pouring medium and tools, so that you know whether a purchase is worthwhile and the price-performance ratio is right.
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Fluid Painting / Fluid Art
Fluid Art or Fluid Painting means nothing more than liquid art. In contrast to conventional painting, the paint is not applied with a brush or spatula, but the paint is poured in a liquid state on the painting ground. Without any previous knowledge you can start right away and create your first works of art. These techniques are very suitable for beginners, but also for advanced students there are always new possibilities to discover.
Acrylic Pouring – The Pour Painting Technique
In Acrylic Pouring, the Acrylic Paint is made more liquid and pourable with a pouring medium. This mixture is then mixed with additives such as oils and poured onto the canvas. The applied colour mixture can then be brought into various shapes and gradients by tilting the canvas. In combination with the colours, the additives ensure the formation of cells. Casting with acrylic paints
The most important articles on this topic can be found here:
- Acrylic Pouring Guide – Pour Painting for beginners
- Acrylic pouring Techniques – Learn how to Fluid Paint
- Acrylic Pouring Supplies – What you need for your Pour paintings
- Acrylic Pouring Medium: Market Overview and Comparison
- The Secret to Acrylic Pouring Cells in your Fluid Paintings
- Acrylic Pouring calculator
Alcohol Ink – Pouring with Alcohol Ink
With the Alcohol Ink Technique you can create beautiful coloured works of art. As the name suggests, you work with Alcohol Inks, which are inks based on alcohol. These are dripped onto a waterproof surface, sprayed or applied with an applicator. The special thing about this is that you can liquefy the applied colours again at any time and make changes such as colour gradients.
For your introduction to the Alcohol Ink Technique we recommend the following blog posts:
- Alcohol Ink Art – How to use Alcohol Inks
- Alcohol Ink Supplies – What you need for Alcohol Ink Painting
Resin Art – Resin Epoxy casting
Resin or also called epoxy resin or epoxy consists of two components: The resin and the hardener. These are mixed together, provided with liquid or solid pigments and then poured onto the painting base. Within a few hours the resin becomes hard due to a chemical reaction. Several layers can be poured on top of each other. You can cast classical pictures as well as forms or jewellery. The resin art is the most demanding of all the variants presented here. But you can also create breathtaking works of art with it.
The most important information for your entry into resin art can be found here:
- Resin Art Supplies – What you need for your resin painting
- Resin Epoxy Art – Basics for your first Steps in Resin Art
- Epoxy Resin River Table – Tutorial step by step
- Epoxy Resin for Wood – Tutorial for Creative Ideas with Wood Epoxy
- Beach Art – Resin Art Tutorial with Textures
- Resin Geode Art DIY (Free Form Style)
- Resin epoxy calculator