17 Drip Painting How-to’s
Drip painting is an abstract art form popularized by artist Jackson Pollock, in which paint is made to drip on canvas to create dynamic and unique effects. Apart from the regular colors, you can add a few metallic paints to lend the art a cool look. Of course, it would be best to hold the canvas over a container, cloth or newspaper to keep the working area mess-free.
This easy painting technique allows kids to learn about gravity and viscosity. The supplies for this project are 3 cardboard pieces, paper, tape, tempera paint and a brush or spoon.
The DIY involves mixing colors followed by brushing and spooning the paint onto paper hung on an easel.
In the above-linked post, 4 fluid painting techniques have been described, of which the last one explains dripping. Your living room would look cool with this art form on display.
Create an abstract art form by dripping watercolor on canvas. Apart from the text instructions, the above-linked post has a video tutorial as well.
Allow gravity act on fluid acrylic paint to create this beautiful piece of art. Instead of using fluid acrylic paint, you can blend thicker acrylic paint with a pourable acrylic gloss medium to make the medium fluid.
This lovely piece of art was done using pipettes and 4 different shades of tempera paint. Add a tiny bit of water to the colors so that they easily flow through the pipette.
A DIY paint drip wall with a guitar hanging at the center looks quirky, doesn’t it? You can deck up the hall or the living room with paint dripping on their walls.
An easy drip painting project makes amazing wall art. Click on the above link to know more about the fast and fun modern art DIY.
This eye-catching piece of art brightens up any room. The white and pink color contrast looks beautiful. Lightly tapping the pumpkin on a table creates longer drips of paint.
Now that you are through with the different DIY ideas, it’s time for you to make a splash. Just gather the supplies, set up the canvas, mix colors and you are ready to drip paint. You could use the technique in interior and festive décor as well.
Published on May 27th 2021 by Peyton Derrida