Acrylic Painting Techniques

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Kara Ruth Snyder Talks about Two New Abstract Paintings

“Chicken” – A New Abstract Painting I had so much fun creating this painting!  First of all, I love working with this larger size (this one is 40 x 40″).  Because of my vision impairment I have absolutely no peripheral vision, thus when faced with a canvas of that size I literally see only white.… read more

How to Create the Illusion of Space in a Painting

There are many ways in which to create the illusion of space within the confines of a canvas.  I will discuss how space can be affected by implementing the following three techniques:  Layering of paint  Varying the size and type of brushes and tools Checking the placement of compositional elements Color and Texture choices Create Space with… read more