Fluid Art l Pour with Metallic Leaf

Fluid Art l Pour with Metallic Leaf

Posted by DecoArt on Jul 9th 2019

Use Decou-Page and metallic leaf to amp-up this paint pour of DecoArt Media®.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • disposable gloves
    • fine/small brush
    • wet wipes
    • 10" x 10" canvas
    • plastic cups
    • paintbrushes
    • aluminum foil pan
    • metallic leaf
    • stir sticks


    1. Pour each color of Media Fluid into its own cup, making an extra cup of Titanium White.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Add equal parts of Pouring Medium to each cup and stir.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Layer the colors little by little into one larger cup; use more Titanium White layers than any other color.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Pour the layered cup over the entire canvas and move it around to cover the area. Let the piece dry completely.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Prop the canvas up so that it's at a true 45-degree angle. (See photo.) Pour Clear Pouring Topcoat over the whole canvas. Allow to dry completely.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Use a small brush to add Matte Decou-Page randomly to chosen areas on the canvas where you want to add the metallic leaf.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. While the Decou-Page is still wet or tacky, lay the metallic leaf over the previously decou-paged area. Let dry completely.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Once fully dry, use a paintbrush in a circular motion to rub away excess metallic leaf from the areas that were not painted in Decou-Page.
    16. Instruction #8