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Poured Acrylic Art Paint Skin Vase DIY

After painting pouring there is a lot of paint that is wasted. But with this DIY vase ideas, you can reclaim you paint and use the dried leftover paint, or paint skins, to create a beautiful work of art. There is no paint left behind when you reuse your excess paint to cut out fun shapes and designs for your home decor.

At a Glance:

Project #15522 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo
  • FolkArt Mediums and Finishes Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Seashell Pink, 2 oz. - 2485

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Mauve Dust, 2 oz. - 4661

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Asphaltum, 2 oz. - 476

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Pouring Medium™, 16 oz. - 2689

Number Needed: 1 $10.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz. - CS11301

Number Needed: 1 $7.49
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Plaid ® Brush Sets - Wood Brush Set, Flats - 44219

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • Plant pot
  • Gloves
  • Wipes
  • Plastic cups
  • Craft sticks
  • Thumb tacks
  • Disposable baking pan
  • Craft knife
  • Stencil tape

instructions

Preparation

Create a raised, covered space to place your surface once you've poured your paint, such as thumbtacks in cardboard or a baker's rack.

Pouring Technique

  1. Pour your desired colors into your disposable baking pans and tilt/swirl until you reach your desired pattern. Let sit until completely dry.
  2. Measure and cut one of the paint skins to the size of your plant pot. Adhere the skin to your pot with Mod Podge. Tuck in the corners of your skin into the top and bottom of the pot- adhere with Mod Podge if needed.

Drying and Finishing

Place your painted project on the raised surface and allow to dry and cure for 24-48 hours for optimal results. 

resources

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Related Resources

FolkArt Formula Guide

FolkArt Formula Guide

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FolkArt FAQs

FolkArt FAQs

Frequently asked questions about FolkArt Paint.

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Related FAQs

Cool colors are all the colors on the Green and Blue side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Green, Green, Blue/Green, Blue, Blue/Purple, Purple are all cool colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
Transparent colors are thinned with medium or water to create a wash or a glaze of color that you can see through to the underlying surface.
Warm colors are all the colors on the yellow and red side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Orange, Orange, Red Orange, Red, Red/Purple, Purple are all warm colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.

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