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Acrylic Pour Painting for Fun: A How-To Guide – Part 2

(This is Part 2 of my series on acrylic pour painting. Click here if you want to read Part 1.) Many people are exploring the art of acrylic pour painting as a hobby and a fun experiment to try. As an artist who sells work, my goal is to create a piece that stands the test of time and doesn’t degrade. The drawback of this archival approach is that it requires different additives that are …

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Art Teacher’s Exhibit – Opening Reception Tomorrow Night!

My first opportunity to show my new acrylic-pour paintings and watercolor-resist paintings to the public is this Friday night! My students and I are exhibiting our work on Main Street over the next four weeks. It’s free to the public. We would really appreciate your support and consideration. If you are on Main Street, consider popping in First Citizen’s Bank, by Mast General Store, to check it out. My work will be displayed for the …

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Acrylic Pour Painting – Part 1

I first heard about the Acrylic Pouring technique from a student. She asked if I’d heard of it and if I knew how to do it as she wanted to try it out for her next “Choice” Project. She showed me some images on her phone. The images were breathtaking — they were otherworldly nebulae, abstract flowing melodies of color. They had tiny little microcosms or “cells” as most artists call them, where concentric circles …

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