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Resin Casting Tutorial: Embedding Flowers in Resin

Resin Casting Tutorial: Embedding Flowers in Resin

  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...

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Tutorial: Epoxy Resin River Table with Wood

Tutorial: Epoxy Resin River Table with Wood

  In this tutorial I will show you step by step how you can make a stunning and exclusive epoxy resin table from wood yourself. With the right technique, this isn't as difficult as it might seem at first. In this article I will show you exactly and in detail how...

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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.

Even as an advanced Pourer you will always find many tips and tricks from experienced artists on our blog. We regularly provide you with exciting information and videos about Fluid Painting. We also present the latest pouring trends, techniques and supplies so that you are always up to date. We can also recommend that you subscribe to our newsletter.

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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

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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:

 

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.

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acrylgiessen.com is the information source for Acrylic Pouring and Fluid Painting. We regularly provide you with information about our favourite addiction - Fluid Art. You will find exciting instructions, video tutorials, reviews, recommendations and inspirations. We have new articles for beginners as well as for advanced artists.

How to make Silicone Molds for Resin – Step by Step Tutorial

  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...

Tutorial and Recipe SheleeArt Style: Dutch Pour Bloom Technique

  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...

Review: PEBEO Paint, Pouring Medium and Silicone Oil

  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....

Resin Casting Tutorial: Embedding Flowers in Resin

  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...

Tutorial: Epoxy Resin River Table with Wood

  In this tutorial I will show you step by step how you can make a stunning and exclusive epoxy resin table from wood yourself. With the right technique, this isn't as difficult as it might seem at first. In this article I will show you exactly and in detail how...

Epoxy Resin for Wood – Tutorial for Creative Ideas with Wood Epoxy

  Epoxy resin offers a variety of possibilities that is unlike any other material. In conjunction with wood, you are able to achieve a wide range of design possibilities: epoxy resin coated with wood as a protective layer, wood in cast molds, epoxy resin river...

Tutorial: How to create Fractal Dendrites

  Here I will present you the Fractal Dendrites Technique. I will show you step by step how to use this filigree technique and what you should pay attention to. To make the whole thing a little more vivid, I have also created a video tutorial.    ...

Step-by-Step-Tutorial for Resin Geode Egg

  In this article our guest author Danielle Desantis reveals the secret of her unique Resin Geode Eggs. In a detailed tutorial she will show you step by step how she creates a sparkling Resin Geode Egg and which supplies you should use to make your artwork a...

Acrylic Skin Stickers Tutorial – DIY self-adhesive Acrylic Skins

  In this article I’m going to share the new technique "Acrylic Skin Stickers" with you. It's all about this techinque and how you can easily make these stickers out of acrylic skins. I'll show you some valuable tips and tricks and I will also tell you which...

Acrylic Pouring Calculator – Simply Calculate the Amount of Paint

  With our Acrylic Pouring Calculator the calculation of the required amount of Pouring Paint is now very easy! You can easily enter the length and width of your painting ground and you will get the amount of paint you need for a covering layer. The calculator...