Our Angel Acrylic Pour Painting is a work in progress. These are the steps we have taken so far.
- First one layer of a dirty cup acrylic pour was first laid down on a pre cut wood.
These were purchased readymade at our local store in town. We live in a small town and at times have difficulty finding good quality products. If you can't find them in your local area we have provided a link to purchase online a set of 3 wooden circles that measure 12 inches.
It isn’t necessary to prime the wood before your pour, but I did experiment with a coat of black gesso on this one. As you see in the video some of it did peek through, which I absolutely loved!
- After my pour (I let it dry overnight) I added my angel using an old stencil I found at a hobby store.
It was difficult to decide where to add this, my goal was to enhance the acrylic painting not force the eye to go to it.
- The praying angel has several layers of color and many layers of glossy sealant over the entire disc to give the translucency I was looking for.
It is not complete, as I am trying to give some facial enhancement to it, being aware not to take away from the original pour.
What is my goal with acrylic pours? To pour acrylic succesfully on a large disc to be used as a table top. This might take me awhile to achieve, but goals are good to have, don't you agree?
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Watch our video of work in progress below, as always your comment is appreciated, don't be shy.