Acrylic Pouring Intermediate

Acrylic Pouring Intermediate

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Acrylic Pouring Intermediate – Sydney Course

In this hands on workshop, we will begin by reviewing introductory acrylic pouring techniques, as these are the basis for all other pours. This will lead onto learning some exciting new acrylic pouring styles.

Let your creative side flow out and have fun choosing your own colour schemes. Enjoy pouring your paint onto the canvas, then tilting, swiping, dragging and watching wonderful cellular patterns appear. Techniques may include Flip Cup, Dirty Pour, Bottle Base Pour, Puddle Pour, Drag, Beach Pour and even Jewellery.

You will walk away from the class with 3 unique artworks for yourself or as a gifts for friends.

All levels, including beginners, are also welcome. No special art skills are needed.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Carlingford, Eastwood, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and many more. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course Outline

In this course, we will cover:

  • Setting up your workspace
  • Review of basic acrylic pouring techniques
  • Different pouring techniques, which may include Flip Cup, Dirty Pour, Bottle Base Pour, Puddle Pour, Drag, Beach Pour and even Jewellery
  • Tools & equipment for each pouring style
  • Amounts of paint for each pour
  • Colour choices
  • Drying times
  • Cleaning up

Course Outcome

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Know what equipment is needed for each pour style
  • Prepare your workspace
  • Prepare your canvas for each pour
  • Mix paints for consistency & desired colours.
  • Finish off your artwork, ready for hanging

What to bring

  • Old clothes that you are happy to get paint on. It is also a good idea to wear an apron too,
  • Pen and notepad should you wish to take notes
  • An empty water bottle that you can use in class
  • A bottle of water that you can drink during class

All other materials will be supplied.


No prior knowledge required, but those who have attended previous acrylic pouring workshops will enjoy trying these other styles.

Delivery Mode

This course is face to face, hands on and very interactive. Expect to get paint on you somewhere. You will make 3 art pieces, which you will be able to take home once dried.

Important Information

This workshop is a 3hr session. Unfortunately, you will not be able to take your paintings home with you as your pieces will still be drying at the end of the class. These will need to be picked up at a later time.

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