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Fluid Art l Pour with Metallic Leaf

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Fluid Art l Pour with Metallic Leaf
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Fluid Art l Pour with Metallic Leaf

Fluid Art l Pour with Metallic Leaf

designed by DecoArt Design Team

Use Decou-Page and metallic leaf to amp-up this paint pour of DecoArt Media®.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Matte Decou-Page (DS106)

DecoArt Media® Fluid Acrylics

  • Cobalt Turquoise Hue (DMFA09)
  • Gold (Metallic) (DMFA49)
  • Phthalo Green-Blue (DMFA24)
  • Phthalo Turquoise (DMFA26)
  • Quinacridone Magenta (DMFA35)
  • Quinacridone Violet (DMFA34)
  • Titanium White (DMFA39)

DecoArt® Pouring Medium™

  • Pouring Medium (DS135)

Primers, Sealers, and Finishes

  • DecoArt Clear Pouring Topcoat (DS134)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • disposable gloves
  • fine/small brush
  • wet wipes
  • 10" x 10" canvas
  • plastic cups (large and small)
  • paintbrushes (including small, fine brush)
  • aluminum foil pan
  • metallic leaf (Michaels)
  • stir sticks

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Pour each color of Media Fluid into its own cup, making an extra cup of Titanium White.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Add equal parts of Pouring Medium to each cup and stir.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Layer the colors little by little into one larger cup; use more Titanium White layers than any other color.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Pour the layered cup over the entire canvas and move it around to cover the area. Let the piece dry completely.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Prop the canvas up so that it's at a true 45-degree angle. (See photo.) Pour Clear Pouring Topcoat over the whole canvas. Allow to dry completely.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use a small brush to add Matte Decou-Page randomly to chosen areas on the canvas where you want to add the metallic leaf.
    Step 5 Example
  7. While the Decou-Page is still wet or tacky, lay the metallic leaf over the previously decou-paged area. Let dry completely.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Once fully dry, use a paintbrush in a circular motion to rub away excess metallic leaf from the areas that were not painted in Decou-Page.
    Step 7 Example