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Paint Inventions of Ruth Collis

These are not just paintings on this page, but each is a whole new style that could make many paintings within that style... all made with only pure thick acrylic paint of course, and no other medium.


"Discover with me what else can be done with this amazing thick paint!" ~Ruth Collis


3D Eyeballs Made of Paint
July 2018

The Eyeball Ebook is an accumulation of 6 years testing to finally reveal the secret to getting round shaped eyeballs and in a decent amount of time when following the formula.

3D Eyeballs
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3D Painted Rocks
August 20, 2017

First rocks painted with 3D paint. Sunflowers form nicely in this style.

3D Painted Rocks

3D Zebra Stripes Painting
November 05, 2016

Zebra stripes made entirely of thick paint with
stripes raised over an inch off the canvas

3D Zebra

First Ever Paint Sculpture

February 29, 2016

First free-standing coral sculpture made entirely of thick acrylic paint alone that stays up without falling over from the weight of the paint.

First Paint Sculpture

Galaxy Painting in 3D

August 31, 2016

Milky Way meteor chunks made from
especially dried glamorous sparkling paint.

3D Galaxy

No-Poke Thorned Rose

September 09, 2015

Sculpted rose petals with soft flexible thorns
that don't poke

Thorned Rose

"Impasto Pieces"

July 08, 2015

Dried pieces of paint you glue on to a painting like
a puzzle but is fine art

Impasto Pieces

Peel Paintings

March 14, 2015

Paintings you Press-&-Peel to reveal cool texture lines. The way you peel the paintings apart from it's surfaces, makes different looks.


Turn Unused Palette Paint
into Sculptures

December 29, 2014

Pipe Coral Abstract high value painting and
course for students on how to make them


Crocheting Paint

June 28, 2013

Strings of paint you can literally crochet

Croche'd Paint

Solid Round Ball Shape

April 28, 2013

First solid dried ball shape made from literal paint

Ball Shape
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Braided Paint

April 15, 2013

Paint literally braided and in twist braid form

Braided Paint

3D Starfish Made of All Paint

May 25, 2012

This starfish made of all paint is an important discovery because now artists can make realistic sea stars for their art without taking from the ecosystem & also preserve their art without decaying media in it. This also promotes conservation of our coral reefs.

3D Starfish


March 28, 2012

Lace made of all paint and sheer translucent filler made of paint also.


Separate Drying Layer

April 24, 2011

Developed this separate layer process for the
fine art world by drying the paint first, sculpting shapes, then placing into a painting fully stylized. This makes limitless creativity possible more than the wet-into-wet style.

Separate Drying Layer

Jellyfish Squish

April 11, 2008

Squishable discovery where the technique enables paint to squish forms in a few seconds worth of time, creating multitudes of intricate tiny lines with no work.

Jellyfish Squish

Downloadable Templates

July 22, 2008

Designs for students to download, print out, and paint on anywhere in the world with an internet connection and printer.

Downloadable Templates
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