Paint Pouring: Mastering Fluid Art

Paint Pouring: Mastering Fluid Art

by Rick Cheadle

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Overview

Here is an artist sharing his knowledge of paint pouring—how to set up a studio, what materials to use, recommended techniques, and more (including what not to do).

Paint Pouring is a form of abstract art that uses acrylic paints with a runny (fluid) consistency. By following the techniques outlined in this book, you will have enough knowledge to start making poured paintings of your own. As you know, nobody can guarantee your success in this field, but the methods revealed in this book will work for you if you apply them correctly. The acrylic paints react with each other when combined to make interesting and visually organic motifs. Fluid acrylics can be used on many types of substrates through various techniques such as pouring, dripping, swirling, glazing, dipping, and more to create dazzling and masterful effects.

This book provides everything you will need to become a paint pouring artist. Learn to:
  • Set up your paint pouring studio on a budget
  • Complete your supply list
  • Discover a variety of techniques
  • Properly handle and care for your art
  • Establish appropriate mixing ratios
  • Achieve correct paint density
  • And many other lessons crucial to the craft

This new art form is fun for all ages. Become a fluid art master today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781631582998
Publisher: Racehorse
Publication date: 02/12/2019
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 473,428
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Rick Cheadle is a self-taught mixed-media artist specializing in acrylic paint pouring. Inspired by his longstanding fascination with Mid Century art and design compositions that he grew up with, Cheadle's expansive portfolio explores multiple mediums and styles including Abstract Expressionism. Color Field. Pop Art and Mixed Media Sculptures. Rick has been in the Creative Arts Industry since 1996. He is a passionate teacher with thousands of students all over the world. Teaching art to aspiring artists is his passion and lifelong dream.

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