PUDDLE POUR with Marabu acrylic paints and Marabu Pouring Fluid

Love powerful patterns and expressive effects? Then try our PUDDLE POUR technique where individual paint colours are poured onto the previous colour one after another.

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  • For truly impressive results, try using metallic and special effect colours (e.g. Colorado Gold, New York Neon). Simply replace an acrylic paint with a metallic or special effect one and see what happens!

How it is done:

  • Carefully cover the work surface and your clothing. Shake the Pouring Fluid well before use. Get out the required materials, acrylic paint and Pouring Fluid. Insert push pins into the back of the canvas frame so that the paint can run off better.
  • Pour each acrylic paint into a separate cup and add several parts of Pouring Fluid. Use a palette knife or spatula to give the mixture a good stir until a homogeneous substance has been created. If necessary, add more Pouring Fluid or acrylic paint and mix again until the desired consistency has been achieved. The mixture of paint and Pouring Fluid should have a runny consistency so that it runs off the palette knife.
  • Priming the canvas frame makes the paint flow better. To do this, pour the content of a cup (in the desired colour) onto the canvas frame and lightly spread with a palette knife.
  • Take the remaining colours one at a time…
  • and one after the other…
  • and pour them onto the previous paint colour on the canvas.
  • Tip the background and leave the pattern to develop.
  • Finally clean all tools with water after use and allow the canvas to dry. The artwork you create using a pouring technique may well take several days to dry. Important: the background must be positioned horizontally so that the paint does not continue to run.

Unique pouring artworks with Marabu acrylic paints and Marabu Pouring Fluid!

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