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Fluid Mixing Worksheet

Posted by Adryanna Sutherland on

Tracking mixing ratios accurately is essential for achieving consistent results in fluid art. Use this worksheet to record your paint mixtures, including the ratios of paint, pouring medium, and any additives like silicone oil or Floetrol. This will help you replicate successful pours and understand how different ratios affect your results.

Date: _______________________

Project Name: _______________

Paint Mixtures

Color Name

Paint Brand

Paint Amount (ml)

Pouring Medium Amount (ml)

Additives (Type & Amount)

Consistency (Thick/Medium/Thin)


Additional Notes

  • Base Layer:
  • Techniques Used: (e.g., Dirty Pour, Flip Cup, Swipe, etc.)
  • Tools Used: (e.g., palette knife, blow dryer, straw, etc.)
  • Drying Conditions: (e.g., room temperature, humidity, etc.)

    Results and Observations

    • Cell Formation: (Yes/No)
    • Cell Size and Distribution:
    • Color Interaction:
    • Overall Outcome: (Success/Needs Improvement)
    • Specific Observations:

    Adjustments and Next Steps

    What Worked Well:

    What to Change Next Time:

      Tips for Continued Results

      Keep Ratios Consistent: Use precise measurements for paint, pouring medium, and additives to maintain consistency.
      Test Densities: Test paint densities before mixing by placing drops in water and observing their behavior.
      Record Everything: Detailed notes help in replicating successful pours and understanding what to adjust.
      Adjust Based on Conditions: Environmental factors like temperature and humidity can affect drying and cell formation. Adjust mixtures accordingly.

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