A secret silicone and other oils formulation to create lacing cells in fluid art acrylic pouring. HOW TO USE CELL ACTIVATOR Shake the bottle well before using. Cell activator can be mixed into any colour fluid paint, according to your design. Mix 3 drops of cell activator into 1 teaspoon paint and stir well. Make sure the consistency of the paint is the same as the other paints that are being used.