Paint a Pollock!

Jackson Pollock, aka “Jack the Dripper,” is one of the most famous painters of abstract expressionism.  Instead of using an easel and brushes, Pollock’s unconventional technique involved laying a canvas out on the floor as he hovered over it with a paint can, manipulating the texture and shape with foreign objects.  His life was ended prematurely by a car accident in 1956, just as his artwork was escalating in notoriety.

Take a creativity break!

Thanks to an individual inspired by his work, you can channel the American painter and create a Pollock instantly on the computer.  Move the mouse over the blank page, and click to play with the paint splatter techniques.

Untitled, 1948; photo from


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