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Tangled acrylic pour

                                                                    Acrylic pour
Well today's picture has a story behind it.  This is one of my Sunday pour experiments, no swipes, just layering the paint in a cup and then slowly pouring and letting paint flow and mingle with a bit of guidance to getting all the canvas covered.

Well I had  really nice delicate feel going with the painting.  Left it to sit overnight in the garage to start the dry-off process.  Thought it had set up enough to take a picture and brought it into the art room and set it on the easel.   Looked over a bit later and saw the paint had shifted and was moving down the canvas.  Gravity at work.  Ended up with blobs of paint on the rug and that pic I worked so carefully on was gone, gone, gone.  So back to the garage and it was still wet enough I could put in a new design and continued the drying process.   Think it is dry now but taking no chances and will leave it for another 24 hours in a flat position.

Since pour colors and designs are determined by paint density, which is different by color you never know what you are going to get or where.  I added a couple of new colors to test in this piece and stills able to use some of the old excess I have from previous pours.  Nice thing is that adding the Floetrol keeps the acrylic liquid, kind of like it is wall paint in a can.  So I can continue to use up the old and add new colors.

Thanks for stopping by and taking a look.


Word Weaver Art said…
There's something very...hmmm... "alive" about it.
Sheila said…
Very nice. Have to laugh at your story. Sounds like something I would do. LOL :)
Nelvia said…
I love not knowing what is going to come out.
Nelvia said…
Have to say I didn't know whether to be shocked or feel dumb!!
This piece is very organic, Nelvia and so very interesting. Pours are always a challenge from what I have seen and your story sure proves it - lol. Always educational!
Joan Tavolott said…
I can just imagine you turning around and noticing that the paint had moved down the canvas. That definitely changed what you were expecting. It will be interesting to see what you got with the next pour.
Nancy Goldman said…
I really like this Nelvia. It would have been interesting to see what it was before gravity decided to help paint it. Your poor carpet! Were you able to get the paint out of it?

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