Time for a leftover paint project. Check out the large canvas I did for the last project called ‘Stata’ here. I mixed too much paint (as always) but not enough to put away and save so here’s a leftovers pour today.
I did a double dirty pour for the last one, so this time I’ll combine my bits and pieces of leftover paints into a single cup for a flip cup. Not too much black perhaps, but let’s really let those metallics and glitter paints show through in gold, copper, bronze and fire opal. I’ll be surrounding it with white for a negative space pour, which will help out in the event that I don’t have enough to cover the whole canvas with the leftovers. This time the Fire Opal glitter paint goes in the flip cup instead of being used to accent, like the last painting.
In this painting I am using:
Art Alternatives Titanium White, Black, Gold (seller ships Free worldwide)
Liquitex Basics Bronze and Copper
Martha Stewart Glitter Paint in Fire Opal
Treadmill Belt Silicone
KY True Feel Dimethicone oil
I like it! Kind of neutral, classic colors, the sort of thing that would look good in any stylish home and color scheme I think. Not bad for using up a few leftovers. And the sparkle and glitter, well, it makes me very happy. This one will be making it’s way into my Etsy Store soon. As usual, enjoy the slideshow below with pictures of this painting, both wet and dry and closeups of the details.
After being told in high school that she was so bad at art that she should switch to another subject, Deby didn’t paint again for 35 years. Then a stroke released a new wave of creativity and she began exploring with dot painting, abstract and eventually acrylic pouring, and at last the joy of working with color returned.
You don’t need ‘talent’ to be an acrylic pouring artist – just enthusiasm, some basic instruction, and a willingness to try, fail and try again. Paint along with her and learn from her many mistakes, and you’ll soon make great art together.