Acrylic Paint Pouring by Tanja Jung

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Acrylic Paint Pouring by Tanja Jung shows you how to create 16 unique and beautiful poured works of art using a variety of fun paint pouring techniques.

With Acrylic Paint Pouring it is easier than ever to create your own fantastic art with acrylic paints! This techniques has taken the art world by storm. It's stunning and unique effects are all achieved simply by pouring fluid paint onto your painting surface.

Learn more about how acrylic paints behave and discover a vast amount of mediums, resins, gels and pastes that can be mixed with them to create a massive range of special effects. Jung gives advice on what tools are needed, which surfaces work best with pouring and how to dry and seal your paintings so they're ready fo display.

Jung introduces various pouring techniques, including the dirty pour, flip cup, double swipe, puddle pour, tree rings and dipping. Once you've got to grips with the techniques there are 16 exciting projects to try out. Each has clear instructions, materials lists and step-by-step photographs.

This painting style is addictive - you'll be creating amazing works of art on your own in no time!

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Tanja Jung was born in Oettingen in Bavaria, Germany. She grew up in Munich and, when she was younger, had a passion for photography and painting. As an artist, she is self-taught. She is increasingly interested in all art forms and has experimented in numerous creative spheres such as inchies, scrapbooks, tangle drawing, mixed media, drawing, pouring, and so on. She teaches in many of these areas. In addition, she works in the specialist artist trade, holds training workshops in paint pouring and other creative techniques, and also works as a freelance artist.

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  • Introduction 7
  • Materials 8
  • The World of acrylic paints 10
  • Materials for acrylic pouring 12
  • Additional materials 17
  • After pouring 23
  • Surfaces for acrylic pouring 26
  • How to start 28
  • Techniques 30
  • Mixing the paints 34
  • Setting up the workspace 36
  • Projects 38
  • Dirty Pour 40
  • Dirty Pour meets Flip Cup 44
  • Black Beauty 48
  • Orange Dream 52
  • Light as a Feather 56
  • Perfection All Round 60
  • Pink Cyclone 64
  • Dream Pair 68
  • Pull the Strings 72
  • Crazy Rings of Colour 76
  • All In One Go 80
  • Paint Puffball 84
  • Flower Power 88
  • Neon Night 92
  • Colour Bath 96
  • Double Dirty Cup 100
  • Index 106
  • About the author 108
  • Acknowledgements 109
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Are you stuck indoors and longing for something to get those creative juices flowing? Step forward the exciting technique of paint pouring! Sounds simple? Well yes, it is, but there are ways and means you cam ;earn that will enhance what would otherwise be a haphazard result.

This simple book provides 16 inspiring projects, which introduce all the basics as well as the media you'll need. You will learn to control your materials so that you can produce recognise able images, as well as pleasant abstract shapes. There's plenty of information on tools and surfaces, too, an you'll be ready to get going straight away.

Paint pouring is really rather exciting and offers a variety of new creative opportunities that should stimulate even the most jaded imagination. Why not give it a go?


If you want to be taken by storm and are thinking of dipping your toe in the water, you wont find a better introduction than this. Quite rightly, no previous knowledge is assumed and there are clear explanations of materials, working methods and crucially what happens and why. To achieve control, you really do need to understand your materials and preparation counts for a lot, saving countless messy and potentially costly mistakes.

The core of the book is a series of sixteen straightforward projects, each disposed of in four pages. These get you practising techniques as well as discovering creativity; the lack of complication and over-thinking mean youre never going to feel lost. Theres no point in simply learning to follow paint-by-numbers instructions youre always going to be wanting to branch out on your own, which youll be ready to when youve finished here.

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Freelance artist Tanja Jung, introduces us to the compulsive art of pouring paint in her new book Acrylic Paint Pouring. The unique effects that can be created by the technique have turned it into the latest craze and, here, Tanja describes exactly how to do it - with advice on what tools you will need, which surfaces are most suited to acrylic pour, as well as how to seal and display your finished paintings. Terms such as dirty pour, flip cup, double swipe, puddle pour, tee rings and dipping will all become clear to you! Each is clearly explained and demonstrated and there are 16 step-by-step projects for you to try.


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  • Easy to follow instructions and well illustrated. - Acrylic Paint Pouring with Tanja Jung

    An inspiring book full of ways to create interesting effects by acrylic paint pouring methods. Have tried several with great results. Shirley Marsden (Kendal, United Kingdom) on 12 Sep 2020
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