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Guide to Using Depth in Art: 6 Techniques to Create Depth in Art

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 25, 2022 • 3 min read

Portraying depth in art refers to creating the illusion of three-dimensional space on a two-dimensional surface. Artists can use a number of techniques to create depth in their compositions, some of which are simple and others that are more advanced.