Flowers continue to be one of the most popular subjects among North Light readers, especially the beginner/intermediate reader. Acrylic is the only medium that is gaining floor space in the art stores--perfect for readers looking to work with acrylic paints in a more traditional approach. This lovely book is an indispensable guide for acrylic flower artists, revealing how to paint 50 of the most popular floral subjects, from agapanthus to zinnia, with plant-specific instructions for capturing the unique beauty of each species. All the techniques are clearly explained and demonstrated, from analyzing the shape and structure of the flowers to mixing and blending rich, luminous colors, laying washes, creating textured effects and adding highlights. Each featured flower includes information about its distinguishing characteristics, detailed step-by-step instructions, a complete color palette, mini demonstrations showing special techniques, and a stunning full-color image of a finished painting.