The method of spilling paints onto a canvas to create one-of-a-kind artwork is known as fluid art. We can all agree that flowing art is a thing of beauty. Something about the way fluid painting tempts you with all of its concealed details is mesmerizing. Today we’re going to show you how to make fluid art of cosmos masterpiece that appears complicated but is quite simple! Fluid art is not only simple to create, but it’s also a lot of fun. Read on to know the steps.
- Plastic cups
- Plastic sticks
Now that you have all the materials let’s start with the painting. You are supposed to follow these easy steps.
Step 1: The core will be white acrylic, and there will be a lot of it. In a styrofoam cup, combine 20 tbsp school glue, 12 tbsp water, and 7 drops of white oil paints.
Use white paint as a base
Step 2: In a separate styrofoam cup, combine 7 tablespoons of school glue, 4 tablespoons of water, and 1-10 drops of acrylic paint for each of the other colors. The more paint you use, the brighter the color will be.
Use plastic cups
Step 3: To mix, use cheap plastic knives. While mixing, make 50-70 strokes for each color. Bubbles will form in the paint during the mixing process. Allow 10 minutes for them all to rise to the surface before removing them with the disposable knife.
Mix all colors
Step 4: Now, you may begin painting. An entire canvas should be covered in paint. To repair tiny gaps, use a disposable knife. Don’t be alarmed if paint drips from the canvas’s edges; this is to be expected.
Paint by using different colors
Step 5: Glitters can help to bring your picture to life. Depending on the illumination, it will vary its appearance and feel. Choose glitters that are similar to the hues in a paint. Allow 18-24 hours for your artwork to dry.
Step 6: We can add delicate details when the paint has dried completely. You may simply draw planets with acrylic paints.
Step 7: And your painting is ready.
When you’re painting, keep these things in mind:
- You have the option of painting on the table or the floor.
- Above all, use an oilcloth to protect the surface from paint drips.
Now that you know how to make fluid art of cosmos, try it on your own. It’s simple to make, and you can even use it as a decoration item.
Saquib Siddiqui is a Mechanical Engineer and a content creator. He has special interest in science experiments and teaches the same to school and college students. He is also a technical lead at RUDE LABS PVT. LTD.