RED and GOLD with Black and White 

Acrylic Pouring

Acrylic Pouring Tutorial by Olga Soby​

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Welcome to a new RED and GOLD with Black and White Acrylic Pouring video tutorial. This time it’s going to be something new. I want to try to go for the split color base with the open cup acrylic pouring technique. Recently I have done many color split pours mostly with the funnel technique and I achieved a lot of beautiful effects. 


And what I love about split color base is that it allows you to manipulate with a negative space in a very unique way. It also helps you to achieve balance with the composition and, of course, a lot of contrast. Especially, if you’re using a contrasting colors for pour painting base like black and white or black and let’s say pink, or white and purple, red and blue and so on. 

RED & GOLD with Black & White Acrylic Pouring by Olga Soby

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

1 part paint + 2 parts Floetrol + ½ part GAC800

After mixing, I add water to get to the desired consistency (fluid consistency for this technique)

Acrylic Colors and Supplies used in this Gradient Fall Foliage:

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 So, like I said, this time I want to try combining this split color with the traveling open cup. I’m very excited to share the process with you, and for the base I want to go for black and white. To try this out I’m going to work on small 10 by 10 cradled wood panel. And my colors are going to go in the open cup. I’m going to get started by adding my black and white. And I want my black to be sort of on the bottom third maybe slightly above the third and the white is going to go on top of this abstract painting. Let’s see how it works, and without further ado let’s get started.

I really love how this fluid painting turned out. You know that normally I love playing with my composition a lot more. I like swiping, blowing and do all kinds of things till I’m happy with all the movement. But this time I just don’t feel like doing it, I feel like this pour painting is perfect. I love all this negative space, it creates a great contrast with the busyness that’s inside. Black, white, red and gold – this combo is so good. It’s so striking, so contrasting and just beautiful. 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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