Book Description: Enjoy the scenery with fast and fun landscape painting! A summer sunset, a bubbling brook, a sea of golden wildflowers like nature itself, landscape painting doesn't have to be complicated to be beautiful. In this beginner-friendly guide, Lee Hammond shows you how to use a handful of colors, a simple three-step approach, and the friendly medium of acrylic to create charming landscapes throughout the seasons. Step-by-step instructions for painting favorite landscape elements—skies, trees, grasses, mountains, water and moreprovide endless mix-and-match possibilities. 16 paint-along landscape projects can be completed quickly, using no more than 8 colors each. Basic brushwork techniques, easy-to-learn painting methods, and lots of step-by-step instruction get beginners painting fast. One of the most popular art instruction authors out there with 20+ years of experience, Lee Hammond shares tried-and-true secrets for achieving a sense of distance, evoking mood, painting realistic textures, and much more—everything you need to turn any moment in nature into a personal work of art.