Red Lotus Pour – 

Mixed Media Mandala Art ❤️

Acrylic Pouring Tutorial by Olga Soby​

Acrylic Pouring with Embellishment | Abstract Art

Welcome to the new Red Lotus Pour – Mixed Media Mandala Art tutorial. I have a new stencil this time. This is a beautiful lotus design and this is what we’re going to use along with the acrylic pouring technique. The plan is to create a really beautiful vibrant sensual color base with a bunch of reds. “Inner strength” is a secret message for this abstract painting. I’m working with quite powerful symbols and of course, the red color is a symbol on its own. So that one definitely stands for strength and energy. 

And for my base, I have prepared custom mixed pretty much all these colors except for maybe one or two because I want to have some darker and some lighter to create the really movement and depth in this acrylic pour painting. In this fluid art lesson, I work on a canvas 18 by 24 inches. 

Red Lotus Pour – Mixed Media Mandala Art by 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 Red Lotus Pour – 

Mixed Media:

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I have painted the sides of this fluid acrylic painting with red previously, and I have taped to create little dom, because I’m going to be doing some tilting and I want to catch all my drips with that. And for the colors, I have some metallics and iridescent colors for a multi-color base. And without further ado let’s see how this creative abstract art idea turned out!

I really love how this acrylic pour painting turned out. And the lotus is such a beautiful powerful symbol and it can symbolize a couple different things depending on the culture and tradition. And for me, in combination with such a strong red color it symbolizes strength, resilience and affection, and this is the kind of energy I tried to put in this lotus painting, I think it worked out. I’m glad that I used varnish and not resin for this one because I keep touching the texture here on the lines and on the mandalas, on the stencil as well. This fluid painting turned out super cool. I hope you enjoyed the process and looking forward to hearing from you! Happy creating!

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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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