Hands-on, full-color instruction in this versatile painting medium Acrylic paint is easy to use, quick to dry, a cinch to clean up, and relatively inexpensive--which makes it a great medium for amateur artists. Following a simple step-by-step approach, Acrylic Painting For Dummies provides hands-on instruction and easy-to-follow exercises in acrylic painting techniques and styles, making the medium accessible to would-be artists at all levels. Featuring large-scale projects at the end of most chapters and ample additional opportunities for readers to paint along, this friendly guide will help anyone discover the artist within. Collette Pitcher (Greeley, CO) is a painter who exhibits her artwork throughout the country. She is the owner of the Showcase Art Center in Greeley, where she offers adult instruction in numerous painting mediums. Pitcher is also the author of Watercolor Painting For Dummies (978-0-470-18231-4).