The Acrylic Pouring painting ground is very important. Since a large amount of liquid is applied to the painting surface with Pouring, the most important property of the surface is its resistance to moisture. You can achieve this either by choosing a suitable surface or by preparing the surface accordingly. When buying stretcher frames you should make sure that they are already primed.

 

The Acrylic Pouring Painting Base – an Overview

Als klassischer Malgrund für das Acrylic Pouring hast du die folgenden Möglichkeiten:

 

Stretcher

Keilrahmen Pouring

The covered stretcher frame is probably the most popular painting surface and is available in various sizes. It is important that you make sure that the side of the stretcher frame can also be painted. Therefore, it is important that the frame is clamped on the back. Wedge frames are available with different thicknesses of cotton fabric – here, too, you should make sure that the painting base has already been primed so that you can start pouring immediately. There are also stretcher frames with double performance depth, which make sense especially for larger pictures.

To get started with Acrylic Pouring, we recommend that you buy a cheap canvas set so that you have different sizes available. If you already have some experience and know what size your pictures should be, there are canvases available in either square or rectangular format.

If you have higher demands, you can also buy higher quality canvases, here the frame is made of more stable wood and the fabric has a thicker grammage, so a thicker fabric. In addition, the fabric is usually pre-primed several times.

 

Painting Boards

Acrylic Pouring Malpappen

Painting boards are an inexpensive alternative to stretcher frames and are particularly suitable for beginners or for pouring experiments. They are called painting cardboard, painting cardboard or also painting board. Painting boards are coated with real painting cloth and are usually already primed ready for painting.

 

 

 

MDF Boards (Medium Density Fibreboards) from the DIY Store (Cut to Size)

Basically you can use Acrylic Pouring on almost any surface. The correct preparation of the painting surface is decisive. The structure of the surface also has an influence on the final result – the finer the surface, the more glossy and even the picture becomes after drying.

 

 

Pouring on Moisture-Sensitive Surfaces

If you want to use the pouring technique on moisture-sensitive surfaces, it is essential to treat the surface with an acrylic binder, for example, so that the moisture does not get through. Afterwards a layer of Gesso provides the necessary adhesion again.

With this preparation of the substrate you can pour on nearly all surfaces, e.g. on cups, glasses, wooden trays, tables or similar. We will soon be publishing a separate article on this subject.

 


 

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