The Art of Acrylic Pour
During a YouTube rabbit hole plunge, I stumbled across acrylic pour videos. This art form involves layering paint mixtures in a cup first. Then, you flip the cup on a blank canvas and stretch the paint across it by tilting the canvas back and forth. It is a relatively simple technique that had beautiful results. No two paintings are ever the same.
I watched a couple of videos and decided I had to try it. After several failed recipe attempts, I finally found one that created the coveted cells that everyone talked about. Before long, I was hooked and couldn't get enough of it.
I tried several techniques, experimented with negative space, and even started embellishing the pours with silhouettes, handpainted artwork, and decals. However, it didn't take long before I became frustrated with having no real control over the paint. Because I am a multidisciplinary artist that explores art forms, I decided to invent a way to control the pour. The rest, as they say, is history. iI