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Fluid Art Weekly Update, December 21, 2022

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Fluid Art Weekly Update, December 21, 2022

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I wanted to take a moment to say THANK YOU for your support and kindness this year! I feel blessed to be able to share my love of art with you. Paint Pour Academy and Desert Hippie Arts have achieved so much this last year… I can’t wait to start the new year with you!

I have already started planning some fun for 2023. What projects would you like to learn more about? CONTACT ME and let me know!

I wish you a very Happy Holiday season and a Happy New Year!

Happy Holidays Christmas Coal Soap from Alo Goods!
Here I am with a pile of Happy Holidays Christmas Coal soap from Alo Goods. I am getting ready for some holiday fun with my family!

Homemade Holidays – Fluid Art Holiday Gifts you can make!

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Happy Holidays!

I LOVE homemade gifts! Receiving a unique gift that is filled with love is a treasure that will be kept and appreciated for years to come. Fluid Art gifts are fun to make and give as a gift.

Here are a few fluid art gift ideas that I know you will love to make and be proud to give to your friends and family. You can also find more fluid art gift ideas on my YouTube channel playlist. This playlist is updated as I create more ideas to inspire you!

Happy Holiday Shopping & Happy Holiday Gift Giving Ideas

Did you know that Desert Hippie Arts is where I sell my art? You will find some of my canvas pieces, paint pour necklaces, my first book, and merchandise printed with some of my designs.


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Gift Certificates are Now Available at Paint Pour Academy!

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Purchase a Gift Certificate for your family and friends to Paint Pour Academy!

Purchase the gift certificate in denominations of $20. Increase the quantity box until you reach the amount you want for your certificate.

Once purchased, check your email for the printable certificate and instructions. Print the gift certificate, fill out the information, and present it to the recipient for them to redeem.

Gift certificates are not redeemable for cash and are non-refundable.

Grab my book on Amazon!

Acrylic Paint Pouring Techniques – Level 1

I am SUPER EXCITED to share some news with you… my book is now available on! This book is an updated version of my eBook that is available in my beginner’s course at The photo above is of my author’s proof copy.

SEE THE BOOK PREVIEW: If you click on the link and then click on the book image on Amazon, you can see the first few pages of the book: CLICK HERE to see my book on Amazon!

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Updates to Online Fluid Art Classes at Paint Pour Academy

Simple Doodle Art Embellishing for Paint Pouring Art

Embellishing acrylic paint pour art is so much fun! In this course, you will learn how to create Simple Doodle Art Embellishing techniques for paint pour canvas art.

This fluid art course is currently ON SALE! I have more hand-drawn image templates I will be adding to this course. When those templates are uploaded, the sale will end. Purchase this course at the sale price and you will receive all updates and templates! Don’t wait!


Updates to the Fluid Art with Erika YouTube Channel

Have you seen these new videos that I have added to YouTube?

Painting Over a Cracked & Crazed Fluid Art Large Wood Ornament… STUNNING Final Result!

Hi👋🏼Well, the paint on my orange large wood ornament cracked and crazed when it dried. I had a feeling it would do this. When I went to check on it while it was drying, I saw that I left a lot of paint in the center of the ornament. What is cracking and crazing? I have created a blog post that explains everything:

I did not like the dried design of this ornament. I am usually OK with the cracking and crazing but I think it looks wrong in this piece and I really do not like all of the orange colors. I decided to pour over this piece and try again… I am glad I did! This is a super fun project and makes for an AMAZING Christmas decoration for my home. Let me know what you think!

Painting a Large Wood Ornament with Acrylic Paint Pouring Techniques

Hi👋🏼 I had so much fun painting this large wood ornament! I used the Cloud Effect/Tree Ring paint pouring technique for this project. You will notice that I did speed up the video around 00:01:30… I had to step away from my painting to pay attention to my cats for about 5 minutes. I do enjoy watching the paint move during this part!

This is a super fun project and makes for an AMAZING Christmas decoration for my home. Let me know what you think!

I hope you are excited about these updates as I am. I will check in with you next week and share more fluid art fun with you!

Thank you for supporting my art and thank you for painting with me!

Much love ❤️,


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