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Acrylic Pouring Overview

When it comes to acrylic pouring/fluid art/flow art, I think possibly one of the areas that caused the most confusion for me (and perhaps for others judging by some of the questions I see people ask in acrylic pouring groups) is that in order to have success with this art form, it’s almost like you need to understand two components.  The first component is what I call ‘acrylic pouring fundamentals’ or the overarching rules that apply to all acrylic pouring.  The second is to then understand that each pouring technique i.e. flip cup, dirty pour, tree ring pour requires you to tweak these ‘acrylic pouring fundamentals’ to achieve success with that individual pouring technique. You can’t simply take the ‘acrylic...

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Paint (Pigment) Density and Why it's so Important for Cell Formation!

When it comes to acrylic pouring and creating cells you can achieve this in two ways.  One is with silicone which I will cover in a different post.      The other is by varying the paint densities within your pour.  To do this you need to understanding the density of the pigment's that are used when creating the paint mixture.  The only issue, not all companies share their pigment densities! However, I recently came across a great blog that not only shares the different pigment densities of their paints, it also explains how a higher density mixture and a lower density mixture affect your pours! So instead of creating an ind epth blog post explaining this, instead I will include...

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