Introduction: Abstract Art DIY

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Make easy, beautiful abstract art with this simple, fail-safe technique.

Step 1: Watch the Video Tutorial Here!

Step 2: You'll Need

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Americana Decor Multi-Surface Satin Paints

DecoArt Dazzling Metallics


Small paint roller



Step 3: Prepare the Canvas

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Roll several colors of paint to cover the entire canvas and let dry

Squeeze your favorite colors along one entire edge of the canvas

*Be generous with the paint

Step 4: Drag the Paint

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Take the flat edge of a piece of cardboard and drag the paint straight across the canvas

Take a new piece of cardboard and continue along the edge until the canvas is completely covered

Add more colors to cover up any "holes" you may have

For a different technique, try using a wavy motion when dragging the paint across the canvas


MsSweetSatisfaction (author)2014-09-20

Ooo so pretty! Not to mention a painting technique even I could do! Thanks for sharing!

You can definitely do this!

Mario2007 (author)Mark Montano2014-09-20

Can you make an instructable next on how to sell it for 3 million usd?

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