Discover how easy it is to paint beautifully stylized vegetables and fruitâ€”even if you have no previous artistic training or drawing skills. Renowned painting teacher Jackie Shaw reveals her systematic painting techniques that anyone can use to start creating classic still life designs. She starts by fully explaining the basics of painting, including color mixing, brush control, stroke techniques, surface preparation, and more. Detailed lessons are provided for a sumptuous array of produce, from bananas and bell peppers to peaches and pomegranates. Each featured subject includes step-by-step illustrations, a ready-to-use shaded pattern, and full color reference photos. Hereâ€™s how to paint if you don't know howâ€”and how to improve if you do. This book offers valuable instruction in this delightful and imaginative craft for artists at every level of experience.