Pearl Bomb: Ultimate Guide to Galaxy Paint

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Hey there fellow art enthusiasts, gearheads, and creative minds alike, are you ready to blast off into the cosmos of artistry? If you’re looking for a new and exciting project to elevate your creativity, look no further than galaxy painting with the Pearl Bomb technique.

As a designer who’s constantly pushing the boundaries of art and innovation, I’m always on the lookout for new and exciting techniques to try out. And let me tell you, galaxy painting with the Pearl Bomb technique is out of this world! In this ultimate guide, we’ll take a deep dive into the materials, preparation, and techniques needed to create stunning and unique galaxies that are sure to turn heads.

So, grab your brushes and let’s get ready to embark on a cosmic journey of creativity and artistry.

Materials Needed

Keep in mind that this is a basic list of materials, and you can always add or substitute materials based on your personal preferences and the type of galaxy you want to create.


You’re going to start the prep by doing everything you would to paint any panel. Once you complete that, you’re going to lay down your black base coat. Give that 20 minutes to dry. Now we’re ready to create the galaxy.

Creating Your Galaxy

Take your dry pearls & a small spoon (or your hand) and begin dropping pearl ‘bombs’. After each color you’ll want to lightly blow some air over top to help spread them around.

pearl bomb galaxy painting first pearl drop

After all the pearls are down, you’ll want to begin laying out your stars. You can do this by using white paint on your fingers to flick the paint onto the panel or by taking the Ice pearl & dropping it randomly on top.

pearl bomb galaxy painting before stars

Once you’ve completed the look, lightly spray your intercoat clear or 2k clear coat on top to lock it all down in place.

pearl bomb galaxy painting after stars

That’s it, now you can scuff it to pinstripe or to re-clear (you’ll want to re-clear as you’re going to do some sanding to remove the orange peel texture left over.

pearl bomb galaxy painting final result

Tips & Tricks

  1. Experiment with different colors and techniques to create unique galaxies.
  2. Use a light touch when applying the pearls to create a more realistic and subtle effect.
  3. Layer the pearls to create depth and dimension in your galaxy.
  4. Vary the pearl bomb size to create different textures and effects.
  5. Blend the colors together using a dry brush technique to create a seamless transition between colors.
  6. Use a small brush or toothpick to create stars or other celestial objects.
  7. Try using different types of additives, such as glitter or metallic paint, to add extra sparkle and dimension to your galaxy.
  8. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes! Galaxy painting is all about exploration and experimentation, so embrace imperfection and have fun with it.

These tips and tricks will help you create a truly unique and stunning galaxy paint using the Pearl Bomb technique. Remember, practice makes perfect, so keep experimenting and refining your technique to create a galaxy that’s truly out of this world.


Well, that’s a wrap, folks! We’ve reached the end of our cosmic journey through the pearl bomb galaxy paint technique. I hope this ultimate guide has provided you with the knowledge and inspiration needed to create your own stunning galaxies that are out of this world.

Remember, art is all about exploration and pushing boundaries, so don’t be afraid to try new colors, techniques, and approaches to make your galaxy paint unique and personalized.

As an artist and designer, I’m always searching for the next big thing, and I have no doubt that galaxy painting with the pearl bomb technique is a game-changer in the art world. So, keep honing your skills, keep pushing boundaries, and keep reaching for the stars. Thanks for joining me on this creative journey, and until next time, keep creating!

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