All you need to work with acrylics is the brush, the paints, the canvas...and these ten easy lessons! This entry in the popular 10 Steps series features more than 300 photographs and illustrations, and teaches beginners the skills required to create amazing works of art. See how to achieve depth of color, handle shifts in tone, master glazing and impasto, use knife techniques, and take full advantage of today's fast-drying, versatile paints. Each class explores a different element of a still life; in the end, students combine them all in one beautiful finished painting. Plus: extra projects to keep the inspiration going!