Learn to Paint Abstract Flowers with Collage

In this video tutorial, I’ll share some techniques for creating abstract flowers and simple still life. This project is refreshingly approachable and guarantees a lively experience, regardless of your skill level.

Prepare to break free from rigid routines and embrace the loose vibe. While I can’t claim it as my own discovery, I’m thrilled to share this unconventional approach that injects new life into your acrylic paintings. Let’s get started!

Acrylic and Collage Painting Tutorial

Below is a step-by-step example of how it’s done:

Here’s a list of what I used:

  • Heavy body acrylics: cobalt blue, cerulean blue, cadmium yellow light, yellow ochre, neutral gray, and titanium white
  • Large fan brush
  • Small liner brush
  • Scrap drawing paper
  • Mod Podge glue
  • Sturdy acrylic paper, I use 140 lb. cold press watercolor reject
  • Water and one-quart reservoir
  • Small piece of wood to press paper and paint
Finished abstract acrylic painting
Finished art