Fluid Art | Geode Pour

Fluid Art | Geode Pour

Posted by DecoArt on Oct 3rd 2021

Learn how quick and easy it is to create a geode acrylic pour using DecoArt® Fluid Art Ready-to-Pour Acrylics™


    • plastic cups
    • aluminum pan
    • stir sticks
    • 12 x 12 canvas
    • disposable gloves
    • clear decorative filler
    • blue decorative filler
    • clear resin


    1. There are so many beautiful and fun paint pouring techniques. This artwork was created using a "Dirty Pour" method to create a Geode look. This technique is achieved simply by pouring the paint directly onto the substrate. By using a particular color scheme and ornamentations, you can create this stunning geode look. Let's get started! With a pencil, map out faint lines of where to pour your paint in a basic geode shape.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. To catch any drips and run-off, place your canvas on the aluminum pan. To establish the base of the geode, pour White onto the bottom left corner of the canvas.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use a stir stick to spread the White out to meet the first drawn line.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Now pour Gold Metallic to the next couple of lines outside of the white.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Using White, fill the empty spaces between the gold lines and spread so the colors meet.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Pour True Blue next to the outer gold line to fill the next space.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Add Deep Turquoise and right alongside, create depth with True Blue.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Add True Blue to the top right corner of the canvas. Pour Tropical Blue on top of the Deep Turqoise and True Blue to add more dimension.
    16. Instruction #8
    17. Pour White and Gold Metallic in between the True Blue in the corner and the blues in the middle of the canvas.
    18. Instruction #9
    19. Use a stir stick to lightly blend the colors.
    20. Instruction #10
    21. Pour the clear decorative filler beads into the bottom right corner and press them into the white.
    22. Instruction #11
    23. Create gold filler by mixing Gold Metallic and the clear decorative filler together.
    24. Instruction #12
    25. Place the gold filler beads in between the white and gold.
    26. Instruction #13
    27. Add a little bit of Jet Black to the blues and lightly blend for more depth and to make the blue decorative filler pop.
    28. Instruction #14
    29. Pour the blue decorative filler onto the Blues in the middle of the canvas and onto the True Blue in the top right corner.
    30. Instruction #15
    31. Let the canvas fully dry.
    32. Instruction #16
    33. Pour the casting resin 1/3 of the way in the plastic cup.
    34. Instruction #17
    35. Add in equal parts of the casting hardener.
    36. Instruction #18
    37. When mixing the resin, use slow motions, scraping the side of the cup to ensure both the parts are adequately mixed together.
    38. Instruction #19
    39. Pour the resin onto the middle of the canvas.
    40. Instruction #20
    41. Spread the resin with a stir stick so the resin covers the entire canvas.
    42. Instruction #21
    43. Let the resin dry for 12 hours and allow the resin to fully cure for 72 hours.
    44. Instruction #22