Acrylic pouring is an exciting art form that has taken the creative world by storm. Whether you’re a seasoned artist or just starting your artistic journey, there’s something magical about watching vibrant colors flow and blend on a canvas to create mesmerizing abstract masterpieces. To help you dive into this captivating world of acrylic pouring, I want to share my top three favorite books on the subject. These books provide valuable insights, techniques, and inspiration for artists of all levels.
1. Acrylic Pouring. Der neue Acrylmal-Trend: BILDER gießen!
Are you ready to immerse yourself in the world of acrylic pouring? “Acrylic Pouring. Der neue Acrylmal-Trend: BILDER gießen!” is your ticket to discovering the art of pouring. Written by bestselling authors Martin Thomas and Sylvia Homberg, this book introduces you to the exciting world of pouring techniques using acrylic paint. What’s fantastic is that you don’t need to be a skilled painter to get started. The book covers everything, from materials and tools to the use of acrylic pouring mediums and craft glue. Dive into techniques like Flip Cup, Dirt Cup, Swipe, Puddle, Wave, and String. You’ll find practical tips and tricks from experienced instructors that will help you achieve your desired pouring effects, minimize mess, and make the most of leftover paint. Plus, each technique is complemented by an online video for added guidance, ensuring your success.
Authors: Martin Thomas and Sylvia Homberg
2. The Paint Pouring Workshop
If you’re looking for a comprehensive guide to paint pouring, “The Paint Pouring Workshop” by Marcy Ferro is a must-have. Marcy, the founder of the Mixed Media Girl YouTube channel, takes you on a colorful journey into the world of paint pouring. This book is your key to creating dazzling and abstract art effortlessly. Marcy explains the fundamentals of paint pouring, including how to create stunning color combinations, set up a dedicated workspace (or one that’s paint-proof), and gain control over your pours. The book covers a wide range of techniques, from classic methods like the dirty pour and flip cup to innovative ways of manipulating paint using tools like hair dryers and strings. With Marcy’s guidance, you’ll find that creating mesmerizing paintings is just a pour away.
Author: Marcy Ferro
3. Pouring Art
“Pouring Art” celebrates the pure joy of experimentation in acrylic pouring. This book, authored by pouring art expert Lars Runge, dives into the spontaneous nature of acrylic pouring. The medium’s unpredictability is embraced, leading to the creation of expressive artworks through various techniques. Whether you’re interested in Open Cup, Dirty Pour, Double Swirl, Swipe with Backpaper, or Flip Cup, Lars provides step-by-step instructions for each technique. Additionally, you’ll have access to supplementary video material from Lars himself, guaranteeing your success in creating colorful and abstract pouring masterpieces. Pouring art brings together the joy of colors, the fun of painting, and limitless creativity.
Author: Lars Runge
In conclusion, these three books are your gateway to exploring the enchanting world of acrylic pouring. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced artist, each book offers something unique to enhance your pouring skills and unleash your creativity. So, grab your favorite acrylic paints, pouring mediums, and a canvas, and let these books guide you on a colorful journey of self-expression and artistry.