In an effort to find the perfect wave pour, this week, I tried doing a wave pour via chain pull with Mardi Gras beads, and I do believe I am getting closer to that elusive perfect wave. I at least am loving the variety that I’ve achieved in my beach series with my, Wave Pour, Large-scale Wave Pour, Beach Sunset, and Beach Scene.
This technique worked much like a swipe and is super easy to do, but it produced some really interesting and beautiful scalloped edge details that I’m just in love with!
Acrylic Paint Pouring Wave Pour
- Chain pull with Mardi Gras beads sourced at the dollar store
- Straw blown
- Navy Blue mixed from Artist’s Loft Bright Blue and Master’s Touch Permanent Black
- Artist’s Loft Metallic Cobalt
- Artist’s Loft Titanium White
- Ultra Pure White Base Behr Interior Matte /Exterior Flat Stain-blocking Paint & Primer Marquee Color Sample – Teal color*
- Dunn Edwards Perfect Palette Sampler, Interior Velvet Light Base – Cream color*
*I don’t know the exact colors of these because I purchased them in the “oops” section of Home Depot as well as from the HabiStore, but I noted as much identifying info as I have.
- Water (only in acrylics)
- 8in x 10in canvas
Go Forth and Pour!
I hope that this time is going as well for everyone as it can be and that you’re playing with paint too!
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Nerissa Hall says
Thanks so much, I’m glad you’ve found it helpful!