VIDEO: Try This EASY Acrylic Paint Background

Lines of bright contrasting colour from an acrylic paint background by Kim Dellow

If you have been having some patchy days where you just can not create then try doing something like this easy acrylic paint background. I found it really helped to get me just creating.

I’ve said that the results make good backgrounds but to be honest you can use this easy acrylic paint technique to make stand alone abstracts and what comes out of it doesn’t have to be just for backgrounds. I actually added a few quick finishing touches to mine and called it a piece in its own right. But you have options with it so have fun with it!

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Daler-Rowney – Mixed Media Spiral Sketchpad (I use A3 and cut it down)
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Clairefontaine Paint On Paper Multi-Techniques 250 gsm/ 115lb (A4; Any mixed media paper will do)
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Amsterdam Standard Acrylic Paint (Naples Yellow Red, Naples Yellow Red light, Nickel Titanium Yellow, Venetian Rose, Primary Magenta, Pyrrole Red, Quinacridone Rose Light, Greyish Blue)
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Amsterdam Expert Acrylic Paint (Indigo)
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Amsterdam Acrylic Paint nozzles
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Daler-Rowney System 3 brush (1/4 and 3/4 flat)
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close-up of Lines of bright contrasting colour from an acrylic paint background by Kim Dellow

If that easy acrylic paint background got you in a painting mood then keep on creating with me over on YouTube with this !

Keep on looking after yourself and enjoy your creative time.

Kim

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Kim Dellow

Kim Dellow is an artist–designer–film-maker living the creative life in London, UK. She's a freelance creative for the craft industry and others, and she loves to share her art-ventures on her blog.

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