Smoky Flow Painting - 

Acrylic Pouring Abstract Art 🔥

Acrylic Pouring Tutorial by Olga Soby​

Hot Fiery Red Base ~ Pour Painting | Fluid Art Tutorial

Welcome to the new Smoky Flow Painting - Acrylic Pouring Abstract Art video tutorial. "Intention" is a secret message for this fluid acrylic painting. I have previously painted the sides of the canvas, and now I just created a dome with tape. And when you're doing that make sure that the sides are fully dry because if the paint is still wet the tape does not stick properly. 


First of all, I want to go for a dirty pour technique to create a vibrant multi-color base. I got some really hot colors for that and after that, we will create the flow. The first base color is carmine red, it's a little darker red. 

Smoky Flow Painting - Acrylic Pouring Abstract 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 Smoky Flow Painting - Acrylic Pouring:

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Next, I have warmer red which is vermilion orange red which is sort of on a border between orange and red color. Then a couple of splashes of iridescent orange so some nice pops throughout my background. And finally, I have a more vibrant, less transparent red. I think it would also help me create a nice background. I do want my base to be quite bright and quite red so that the black flow really stands out on this acrylic pour painting. 

So let's see how this abstract painting art idea turns out and without further ado let's get started.

I'm in love with this acrylic painting. I can tell you that! Oh, I actually like having some black lines in the base. Just a very few ones, very mildly. Something that happened by accident turned into a thing for this abstract painting. I love it when this happens like this. 

This beautiful flow painting has so much contrast and passion. You know, there is definitely something about it. And I love that it is dynamic and light and airy, just dance. 

I hope you enjoyed this acrylic painting tutorial 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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