Fluid Acrylic Pouring: How to do a Dirty Cup Pour and Create Cells | Kaitlin Goodey | Skillshare

Fluid Acrylic Pouring: How to do a Dirty Cup Pour and Create Cells

Kaitlin Goodey, Creative art and business encourager

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7 Lessons (47m)
    • 1. Intro to Acrylic Pouring Dirty Cup Method

    • 2. Basic Supplies for Acrylic Pouring

    • 3. Extra Supplies to Create Cells

    • 4. Adding Silicone to Create Cells

    • 5. How To Fill The Cup For a Dirty Pour

    • 6. Demo Acrylic Pour Dirty Cup Method

    • 7. Troubleshooting Issues - Dirty Cup Pour

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About This Class

Learn the basics of the Dirty Cup Method for Fluid Acrylic Pouring to create your own beautiful abstract wall art. Artist and teacher, Kaitlin Goodey will cover everything a beginner needs to master the basics of Dirty Cup Fluid Acrylic Paint Pouring.

In this intermediate class, Kaitlin explains step by step the materials needed, mixing additives in the paint, how to fill a dirty cup, how to pour the dirty cup and common mistakes to avoid or how to fix them.

*If you need to learn how to mix the paint please go back to her Beginner Course – Fluid Acrylic Painting: Abstract Puddle Pour Method for Beginners*

Kaitlin is breaking down the Fluid Acrylic Dirty Cup process and explaining everything she has learned by trial and error over the last year in hopes of making this art form easier and fairly stress free for you. Once you've got the basics down you can really start pushing the boundaries and experimenting with unique outcomes!

By the end of this class you should feel confident in your ability to create Dirty Cup Acrylic Pouring Paintings and if you have followed along you should have some physical proof!


What You'll Learn

  •  Basic Supplies List. In this lesson Kaitlin Goodey goes over all of the materials needed to step up and paint your project. Including explanations of why each material is necessary or alternatives to it. *You can find an attached document of the list of items and where to find them in the class project tab.
  • Supplies for Cells. Kaitlin covers specific supplies to get the popular cells in your painting. *You can find an attached document of the list of items and where to find them in the class project tab.
  • Mixing in Additives for Cells. This video will cover how to properly mix in the extra additives needed for creating cells and avoid common issues.
  • Filling the Dirty Cup. In this lesson Kaitlin shows how to layer the paint into the cup for a successful Dirty Cup outcome.
  • Pouring Demo. Kaitlin will demonstrate how to pour the Dirty Cup painting while also explaining how open up the cells and ways to vary the results.
  • Troubleshooting Common Issues. Listen as Kaitlin covers all of the common questions and issues that artists run into while attempting to create Dirty Cup Fluid Acrylic Paintings. (if you need more basic Fluid Acrylic Pouring questions answered go back to the troubleshooting section of her course Fluid Acrylic Painting: Abstract Puddle Pour Method for Beginners )

 Be sure to click Follow to see upcoming classes by Kaitlin Goodey including more advanced methods of Fluid Acrylic painting on Skillshare!





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Kaitlin Goodey

Creative art and business encourager

I am an artist, blogger and creative encourager. I love to teach art and business skills to creatively passionate and driven people.  I help creatives like you learn to express their unique art visions and build profitable businesses. I'm a creative coach who loves teaching, talking shop, creating, building community, and social media.

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