Learn the creative, innovative technique of making art by pouring paint with The Art of Paint Pouring.
Featuring easy step-by-step projects, practical tips, and beautiful art from an established paint-pouring expert, this book helps artists of any skill level make colorful, textured art by pouring acrylic paint onto a canvas.
There are many techniques for making poured art, and this book details them all. You will learn to swipe, pour, and more using the manyhow-to projects provided in this book. Also included are chapters on the following:
- Tools and materials, including affordable options for items that will help you create poured art
- Basic color theory and how to choose paint colors that will create pleasing mixtures
- Eye-catching full-page artwork
- Tips for creating the paint consistency that you want
- Instructions for keeping your work area clean, even while working with a potentially messy technique
Start creating stunning works of poured art with The Art of Paint Pouring.
Also from the Fluid Art series, refresh your paint-pouring skills and learn new techniques with: The Art of Paint Pouring: Swipe, Swirl & Spin and The Art of Paint Marbling.
About the Author
Amanda VanEver is a self-taught artist; a librarian in Dayton, Nevada; and the author of The Art of Paint Pouring and The Art of Paint Pouring: Swipe, Swirl & Spin (both from Walter Foster Publishing). Amanda enjoys the versatility of acrylic paint and the vast array of techniques that can be used with fluid art. She credits her abilities to the artists willing to share their tricks, tips, and techniques for different styles of fluid acrylic painting. She learned to created poured art using Facebook groups and YouTube videos. Every week, Amanda films her processes and answers questions on her YouTube channel, Amanda's Designs. She sells her artwork locally in Carson City, Nevada, as well as through her Etsy shop.
Artist Amanda VanEver starts with the basics and proceeds to demonstrate 11 acrylic pouring techniques, yielding striking visual textures and abstract patterns.—Artists Magazine