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Fluid Painting: Swirl Pour, Swipe & Chain Pulling
September 5 @ 14:30 - 17:30CHF110 – CHF120
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“Go with the flow” – FLUID PAINTING WORKSHOP
Also known as acrylic pouring, paint pouring, flow art, liquid art.etc
It is a form of abstract art that uses acrylic paints with a runny (fluid) consistency. The acrylic paints react with each other when combined together to make interesting and visually organic motifs. Fluid acrylics can be used on many types of substrates and in many different forms such as pouring, dripping, swirling, and many other effects. Fluid art opens up a lot of possibilities and is definitely worth exploring.
Free-flowing liquid paints and mediums are at the heart of the pouring process. Adjusting the viscosity and flow rate to work in tandem with how you want the paints to interact with each other is key.
In this course I will teach you :
- Supplies you need to start Fluid Painting
- Workplace / preparation
- Different Pouring Mediums (additives for good flow characteristics)
- Use of silicone – mixing technique and impact
- Paint Consistency
- Paint Transparency (opacity of the paints / effects)
- Choosing the right colors
- Different techniques (12 ) that I use like: dirty pour, flip cup, string, swipe technique and more. In this Workshop, Ana will show you 3 techniques: Swirl Pour, Swipe and Chain Pulling. Learn more about all the different techniques HERE.
- Tips On Drying
- Varnishing your artwork
What is special about this workshop is not just the fun of playing with high flow acrylic paint, it’s learning how to work with different mediums and weave more art into your life. My techniques and exercises are geared to helping people reclaim or expand their sense of experimentation, wonder, and fun. You’ll see how making art regularly will help keep your creative juices flowing.
This is not a typical “guided event”. There will be no step-by-step instructions for a particular painting. Instead, Ana Paz will show you some techniques and tricks and encourage you to paint intuitively and freely.
Good to know about this Workshop:
No prior Painting experience necessary
4 canvases (3x 20x20cm, 1x 25x30cm) and all other painting materials are provided and included in the ticket price. Additional canvases & paint are available at the studio (15-30CHF per canvas)
New: You will be able to take your wet paintings home in boxes that we provide. They can be transported in public transport but need to be kept horizontal (like carrying two pizza boxes).
Do you like shiny things? We’ve got pearly, silver, copper and golden acrylic Paint!
Our Acrylic paint comes from the Swiss Art Supply store fleury-art.com
Language of Instruction: English