Acrylic Pouring

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kelsouta03 wrote
on 18 Jun 2012 8:06 PM

I've been doing tons of research on a new technique I just discovered called acrylic pouring.  However, I can't find any details on how to create the transparent acrylic pours as depicted in the pictures I've provided.  All acrylic pouring instructions I see are dense and have no water/transparent tone to them such as these.   Could someone please provide a material breakout on how to achieve this look?

 

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trumantesta wrote
on 9 Aug 2012 5:28 AM

Both prints have amazing look, you have chosen unique consent for making this amazing arts, water/transparent have make these print extraordinary.

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madtripper wrote
on 28 Aug 2012 2:14 PM

Hope you get some answers - I have been wondering the same thing.

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on 29 Aug 2012 2:13 AM

The transparency/opacity depends on the pigments in the colours you're using. Use transparent and semi-opaque (the tube label should indicate this) and what's beneath will show through (like when painting in glazes). Avoid mixing in titanium white, as this is extremely opaque; rather use zinc.

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J.Bars wrote
on 8 Sep 2012 11:25 AM

Hi kelsouta03,

Are you still here? If yes, do you want to do some study on this technique together? I am trying to figure out how it's done for quite some time and I did experimented a lot. We can share what we know.

If someone else is interested, please join in.

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JHillgrove wrote
on 20 Jun 2014 3:35 AM

I looked at your web site and it appears that you have figured out how to pour acrylics beautifully! I am trying my first pour today--we'll see how it goes. ;)

Julie

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