Painting isn't as hard as it looks. And it's fun. Whether you're a total beginner or have been painting for years, this indispensable guide cuts through the jargon and provides clear, practical advice and tips to help develop your skills. Techniques and ideas are described and explained, inspiring you to make your own great paintings. Addressing the fundamentals of painting with watercolour, oil and acrylic, the book encourages you to explore the limitless possibilities painting has to offer.