Abstract art achieves its effect using shapes, forms, colors and textures. Since, this idea varies for every artist. I am sharing 30 extraordinary ways to make Abstract Art projects. We can make beautiful swirls, mixes and combinations using many different mediums. And that gives us a choice to move beyond the canvas and make DIY projects with our artistic ideas. Some of the ideas include making pots, vases, mugs, coasters, pillows… in short these techniques will make you wonder you can create anything abstract.
Lets check out these fun art projects:
Abstract Wall Art Ideas
Paint free form watercolor background. Let it dry and then blow black ink to create spidery lines.
DIY Abstract Pixel art created by tracing a grid on the canvas.
And carefully painting each shade in each triangle following the sample pixel image.
DIY squeegee abstract art
Pour a line of paint on the edge of the plywood. Drag the paint two-third of the way across the surface with squeegee. Let it dry.
The paint will skip at places creating the abstract look of the finished artwork. Repeat the same technique with more colors, till desired look is achieved.
How to paint an abstract with spatula?
An interesting projects to reuse an old large frame with style. Paint abstract on the large frame. Use painter’s tape to make a geometric pattern.
Spray the entire piece. Now carefully remove each tape strip to reveal the beautiful artwork.
Abstract ideas using other mediums
Use Elmer’s glue, food colors and toothpick to create abstract stained glass art with kids.
A super fun abstract art project made by pouring salt and Elmer’s glue on the canvas while the paint’s still wet.
The reaction forms fun patterns as you can see.
A combination of oil and watercolors also producing breathtaking abstract art.
DIY abstract punch wall art created with kids artwork.
The DIY dot art is also a great project to try for a no fail abstract art.
A super fun abstract egg art is the result of tossing paint filled eggs onto the canvas.
This is also a great project for parties.
Make a bubbles abstract art by blowing bubbles in a cup filled with paint, water and liquid soap.
Place your paper on the bubbles and pop them by pressing the paper on it. Repeat to form circular abstract patterns like above.
How to make marble paper with shaving cream?
Pour food color drops into shaving cream in a tray. Use a toothpick to make swirls.
Place your paper on it, remove excess shaving cream and let it dry. Your art is complete.
Put coffee filters on your canvas and drop food color on it. Spray some water on the coffee filters.
The paint will start to leak out of it and form patterns.
Abstract Art using tie-dye techniques
Tie dye abstract art on fabric using Rit powdered dye colors and ice.
Ice or snow dyeing technique is great for unique dyed garments.
And one of a kind abstract dyed fabric for quilting.
How to ice dye fabric for making abstract art projects?
This link is good for those who like video tutorials.
Another easy way to tie dye your fabric is by using thread and spraying dye on the fabric in a tray.
The results are amazing.
10 Superb tie dye techniques for making various abstract designs on fabric.
Abstract Watercolor Project
How to watercolor on fabric? A tutorial to make permanent and washable abstract watercolor art on fabric.
Use the fabric to make pillows, dresses, t-shirt, jeans, hats and so much more…
Abstract Marble Effect Ideas
DIY abstract canvas art using dripping paint technique.
Mix acrylic paint with liquitex pouring medium and use plastic bottles to pour the mixture on the canvas.
DIY marble abstract paper art made by swirls in food coloring (or liquid watercolors) and milk mixture in a tray.
Abstract Art DIY Projects
Abstract art using rubbing alcohol
DIY abstract coasters from tiles are a result of alcohol ink and rubbing alcohol reaction.
I wonder if that can be achieved by using glass paints and rubbing alcohol!
Fun abstract designs can also be achieved by adding drops of rubbing alcohol on sharpie art.
The bookmark is made by cutting out a plastic container strip.
Abstract nail polish art
An easy technique that can be used to produce cool artistic designs on non fabric projects like pots, vases, trays and more…
How to marble dip with nail polish?
Make an abstract clock by inserting an art paper in it’s background.
DIY abstract rainbow shoes using liquid dye.
Make floral abstract art by using flower heads as stamps.
All these projects are so artistic that they make me want to try them all. What about you?
Which one are you going to try first to make your own abstract art project?
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