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Summer Memories with Fluid Acrylics

by: Shawn Andrews
July 13, 2017

Summer Memories with Fluid Acrylics

Summer time always creates great memories with family and friends. This project is a simple way to capture those memories on canvas. Gather your memorabilia from your vacation or trip to the lake and use them to create this truly meaningful piece.

Items Needed:
Media Fluid Acrylics
     Titanium White
     Carbon Black
     Cobalt Blue Hue
     Phthalo Blue
     Cerulean Blue
     Cobalt Teal Hue
     Dark Grey value 3
     Burnt Umber
     Prussian Blue Hue
     Titan Buff
Media Matte Media
Americana - Khaki Tan
11" by 14" Canvas
Old Maps
Copies of Photos
Assorted Brushes
Palette Knife
Charcoal Pencil
Tissue Paper

Be sure to visit Shawn Petite - A Journey of Art and Inspiration for more projects and to learn more about Shawn Andrews.


This is absolutely beautiful! Thank you for the tutorial! Question: What type of tissue paper do you use?

Christine Dring

July 14, 2017

What a FABULOUS video Shawn. You have such a talent for making BEAUTIFUL art with paper and DecoArt Media paints! Your ocean scene is soothing, peaceful and amazing. Xj.


July 18, 2017

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