Pouring Acrylics Another Way - Water and Acrylic on Paper

Pouring acrylics was a very hot topic last summer in my studio. I did quite a few workshops and people really loved it. However, it requires quite a bit of setup, it’s messy and the paintings take a while to dry. It also takes some experience to know what the paintings will look like when they dry, because the paint moves, colors shift and so on.

Here’s another way to “pour” with acrylics using only water on an absorbent surface. Not nearly as messy or expensive (you use very little paint).

Check out this video overview and be sure to watch part two for the finishing bits after we got cut off!

In this video I used: