Current Works: Acrylic Fluid Art
All acrylic fluid art is created on quality gallery canvas, with dust shielded backing paper and D-hook hanging wires.
A word about fluid acrylic art making
Fluid acrylic painting is a process wherein acrylic paint is combined with a variety of additives to achieve a flowing viscosity, and other effects. Careful paint preparation is a must – too thick and the flow will not be optimum, too thin and the outcome will be poor. There are a variety of techniques one can explore, and the processes have developed their own vernacular; dirty pour, swipe, push-and-pull, puddle pour and more. For me, inspiration can be drawn from my surroundings, a desire to explore a colour palette, or an imaginative vision. Planning takes place in the preparation stages in particular. Smaller pieces are accomplished in one 'take' – hit or miss. Larger pieces can be staged, as handling larger canvases demands effort and care. Fluid painting will be keeping me occupied for some time to come!
4 fluid techniques are shown above (l to r): Puddle Pour, Swirl, Swipe and Dirty Pour. Click the image for a larger view
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