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etti
02-11-2008, 10:20 AM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/11-Feb-2008/28399-Picture_073f.jpg
hi everybody!
i saw this painting online -- and i would love to learn this technique
i know it is acrilyc painting
thank you !
danna:clap:

idylbrush
02-11-2008, 10:32 AM
Techniques like this are hard to pin down. The best thing I can think of is to get "Acrylic Revolution" or "The New Acrylics" and read up on techniques and find one that will give you the affect you are searching for.

Try your local library to see if these books are available. They are both good, contemporary, experimental and quite exciting.

Paulafv
02-11-2008, 01:25 PM
Howard gives the best advice. This looks like it involves water. You could try soaking a heavy piece of paper 140 cold press or more and dripping pools of wet acrylic paint onto it to see if you can move the paper around and get a similar effect of paint running into paint like a watercolor would. Use small pieces of paper and only two colors to start until you get the effect you like. There's another way by floating paint in a tray of water and dipping into it. Check out the books Howard recommended for interesting techniques.

Thomas Greaves
02-11-2008, 02:23 PM
This question was asked here before, maybe a year ago, and a lot of discussion about the technique followed.
You can find the thread here:
http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=437667
Maybe you will find some pointers. Good luck
Incidentally, although I'm sure you have no bad intent, the posting of other peoples images here in WC is an infringement of the artists copyright, and is thus illegal.

Thomas.

etti
02-13-2008, 10:37 PM
thanks for everybody!
and im sorry about posting tne image i am new in this website
but im learning:)

sonita
02-14-2008, 12:50 AM
Hello and welcome Danna :) I actually didn't no either that is was illegal to post somebody elses work as long as you made clear that you aren't the artist. It's kind of hard to explain what kind of effect you want to create without a visual example..isn't it?
Soni

Einion
02-14-2008, 07:09 AM
i know it is acrilyc painting
It may be an acrylic work but it's very likely not done just with acrylic paint. The method could involve a number of other things, including retarder, something to break water tension (flow improver, ox gall, even dishwashing liquid or soap!) and probably lots of water too.


This question was asked here before, maybe a year ago, and a lot of discussion about the technique followed.
You can find the thread here:
http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=437667
Thanks for remembering that and digging out the link http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/20-Aug-2003/3842-thumbsup.gif

Incidentally, although I'm sure you have no bad intent, the posting of other peoples images here in WC is an infringement of the artists copyright, and is thus illegal.
Actually no it's not. It's the intent behind the posting that's important. Many members, myself included, have posted images of the work of living artists within threads to illustrate a point and the site regularly gets threads where someone will post an image of something and ask how it's done.

More generally, standard Fair Use clause applies.

Einion