Discovering acrylic pouring cells by spraying silicone on the surface of a painting

Teaching my 8 year old to paint using acrylic pouring medium and mixing colors is probably one of the most fun things I do each week. ¬†She just loves to make the magic happen and I love to watch her learn new things. This week we did a little 8 inch canvas using some metallic… Continue reading Discovering acrylic pouring cells by spraying silicone on the surface of a painting

Resin painting with my 8 year old.

This Sunday afternoon my youngest and I made a little artwork. She has been begging for me to make a YouTube video on my channel of her and I making art. So this afternoon we decided on a piece and started filming away. The best part of working with my youngest is that she is… Continue reading Resin painting with my 8 year old.

Another alternative to pouring medium

I was asked about using Floetrol as a pouring medium and was interested in doing some tests. After the testing and a great conversation with the guys at Flood regarding the science behind floetrol, I found it to be a pretty good alternative. Without getting into too much detail in writing, I put together a… Continue reading Another alternative to pouring medium

Acrylic pouring on a budget

I was asked recently about the way in which I use pouring medium. Apparently, certain pouring mediums are hard to find, out of stock or just plain expensive. After doing a little more research, I came up with a weighted pouring solution that is much less costly and easier to obtain. Pouring medium itself has… Continue reading Acrylic pouring on a budget