This was the result of throwing salt down on an acrylic wash on paper. After the paint is dry, you then rub off the salt. In the center an image appeared after I removed the salt, then very lightly I filled in with a light flesh toned acrylic and he came alive. The salt produces a very interesting effect, as you can see. I used the large granules of kosher table salt but regular table salt can be used and will give off a different effect.
I am New Jersey born and raised but moved out west as a young adult. In 2001, I relocated to Tennessee.
As a teenager I became inspired to draw portraits, working from photographs in magazines or whatever came out of my head. I liked using pencil or pen and ink for most of my illustrations.
I've always loved photography. I've never taken a course, so if something works, it's a nice surprise. Digital certainly has it's power.
All work in this gallery is the original work of Lindie Racz. It is for sale, copyrighted to Lindie Racz and, as such, is protected by US and International Copyright laws.
In addition to her other artwork, Lindie just finished a children's book collaboration - a colorfully illustrated picture-book,...
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