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Acrylic Paint Pouring

16 Fluid Painting Projects & Creative Techniques

Tanja Jung



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Search Press Ltd
01 June 2020
Now it's easier than ever to create amazing art using acrylic paints! Paint pouring is the latest technique to take the art world by storm, and stunning and unique effects can be achieved by simply pouring acrylic paint onto a surface.

Discover the qualities of acrylic paint and the variety of mediums, gels, pastes and resins that is available to create a huge range of fascinating effects. There's advice on what tools you'll need, the kinds of painting surfaces that are suitable for acrylic pouring, and how to dry and seal your finished picture ready for display.

After the comprehensive techniques section, which includes intriguing methods such as dirty pour, flip cup, double swipe, puddle pour, tree rings and dipping, there are 16 great projects to try - all with clear instructions, materials lists and step-by-step photographs. But there's no way you'll stop there - paint pouring is addictive and you'll soon be creating amazing works of art of your own!
By:   Tanja Jung
Imprint:   Search Press Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 225mm,  Width: 225mm,  Spine: 8mm
Weight:   404g
ISBN:   9781782218463
ISBN 10:   1782218467
Pages:   112
Publication Date:   01 June 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Introduction 7 Materials 8 The World of acrylic paints 10 Materials for acrylic pouring 12 Additional materials 17 After pouring 23 Surfaces for acrylic pouring 26 How to start 28 Techniques 30 Mixing the paints 34 Setting up the workspace 36 Projects 38 Dirty Pour 40 Dirty Pour meets Flip Cup 44 Black Beauty 48 Orange Dream 52 Light as a Feather 56 Perfection All Round 60 Pink Cyclone 64 Dream Pair 68 Pull the Strings 72 Crazy Rings of Colour 76 All In One Go 80 Paint Puffball 84 Flower Power 88 Neon Night 92 Colour Bath 96 Double Dirty Cup 100 Index 106 About the author 108 Acknowledgements 109

Tanja Jung was born in Oettingen in Bavaria, Germany. She grew up in Munich and, when she was younger, had a passion for photography and painting. As an artist, she is self-taught. She is increasingly interested in all art forms and has experimented in numerous creative spheres such as inchies, scrapbooks, tangle drawing, mixed media, drawing, pouring, and so on. She teaches in many of these areas. In addition, she works in the specialist artist trade, holds training workshops in paint pouring and other creative techniques, and also works as a freelance artist.

Reviews for Acrylic Paint Pouring: 16 Fluid Painting Projects & Creative Techniques

If you want to be taken by storm and are thinking of dipping your toe in the water, you won't find a better introduction than this. Quite rightly, no previous knowledge is assumed and there are clear explanations of materials, working methods and - crucially - what happens and why. To achieve control, you really do need to understand your materials and preparation counts for a lot, saving countless messy and potentially costly mistakes. The core of the book is a series of sixteen straightforward projects, each disposed of in four pages. These get you practising techniques as well as discovering creativity; the lack of complication and over-thinking mean you're never going to feel lost. There's no point in simply learning to follow paint-by-numbers instructions - you're always going to be wanting to branch out on your own, which you'll be ready to when you've finished here. -- Henry Malt * Artbookreview.net * Freelance artist Tanja Jung, introduces us to the compulsive art of pouring paint in her new book Acrylic Paint Pouring. The unique effects that can be created by the technique have turned it into the latest craze and, here, Tanja describes exactly how to do it - with advice on what tools you will need, which surfaces are most suited to acrylic pour, as well as how to seal and display your finished paintings. Terms such as dirty pour, flip cup, double swipe, puddle pour, tee rings and dipping will all become clear to you! Each is clearly explained and demonstrated and there are 16 step-by-step projects for you to try. * Leisure Painter * Are you stuck indoors and longing for something to get those creative juices flowing? Step forward the exciting technique of paint pouring! Sounds simple? Well yes, it is, but there are ways and means you cam ;earn that will enhance what would otherwise be a haphazard result. This simple book provides 16 inspiring projects, which introduce all the basics as well as the media you'll need. You will learn to control your materials so that you can produce recognise able images, as well as pleasant abstract shapes. There's plenty of information on tools and surfaces, too, an you'll be ready to get going straight away. Paint pouring is really rather exciting and offers a variety of new creative opportunities that should stimulate even the most jaded imagination. Why not give it a go? * Paint *

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