Ocean Wave Swipe - 

Mixed Media Abstract Art 🌊

Acrylic Pouring Tutorial by Olga Soby​

Acrylic Pouring Technique For Beginners | Fluid Art Ideas

Let’s create an Ocean Wave Swipe – Mixed Media Abstract Art Tutorial. I and Molly from Molly’s Artistry keep experimenting with acrylic pouring techniques. We keep learning from each other, teaching each other tips and tricks, and we’re up for a new painting challenge. We have a wheel with all kinds of fluid art techniques, and Molly will spin the wheel and pick a technique for me. 

And I got the wave swipe technique. That would be an interesting and exciting abstract art experiment! I’ll use a 16×20 inches canvas. My secret message for this pour painting is “Florida Joy”. For the wave swipe, I’ve got some spatulas. And for my sky part, I want to try something new. 

Ocean Wave Swipe - Mixed Media Abstract Art with Olga Soby

Acrylic Pouring RECIPE used for today’s flow art painting:​

Acrylic paint is mixed with water only to a fluid consistency. I add approximately 30-50% of water to my colors. There is no exact % or proportion because this ratio depends on initial paint viscosity, which significantly varies from brand to brand and even from color to color.

Acrylic Colors and Supplies used in this Ocean Wave Swipe - 

Mixed Media:

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I want to create sort of like a cloudy effect, not just solid color. And for that, I’m going to use white and a couple of softer blues, sky blue, and a little bit of pink for some sunrise color. Also, I have some extra color for this abstract wave painting, I have to add silver to this color palette. I hardly ever use silver so it will be a little challenging for me. I love gold, so I want to use a little bit of gold here. But I want to use it just sort of in one corner for a little bit of sunshine. Let’s see how this abstract sea painting turns out. And without further ado let’s get started.

I have to say I absolutely love how this wave painting turned out. First of all, I’m in love with the way my sky turned out. It was definitely a good idea to add the gold and to create beautiful sunshine in the sky, and all the movements definitely worked amazing. Also once the acrylic paint was dry, I did a few minor touch-ups on my wave. I added some gold just on the surface as a reflection of that sunlight in my waves. And I think this way, this sea-inspired pour painting is definitely a lot more cohesive and you can see how beautiful it shines. I hope you enjoyed the process and looking forward to hearing from you! Happy creating!

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Hello, creator! My name is Olga Soby, and if you are new to acrylic pouring and fluid painting - you are most welcome on my website and my YouTube channel!

I’m a contemporary artist based in Canada with my roots going back to Ukraine. I specialize in fluid media and consider myself an unconventional artist - instead of regular brushes, I use water, fire, airflow, and gravity as my tools for achieving the most unique effects in my art. Read more...

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