Jumpstart your paintings to exciting new levels of expression! With Terrence Lun Tse's absolutely innovative, thoroughly enjoyable approach, even a first-time painter can create soft and dreamy, quick and easy landscapes, flowers and nature scenes. Naturescapes shows you how--using ordinary household sponges, acrylic paints, and materials direct from nature herself. The techniques in this book are fast and fun. Sponge painting eliminates the need for expensive brushes and tedious brushwork, while spray painting around artful arrangements of leaves, plants, seashells, silk flowers and other found materials creates authentic silhouettes, incredible texture and strong atmosphere. 15 complete step-by-step demonstrations cover every season, breaking down the process into small, easy steps from start to finish Projects range from intimate gardens and trees to more complex landscapes You'll love this simple, straightforward approach almost as much as you love your results: beautiful yet quick, one-of-a-kind paintings that look like they took hours of deft brushwork and years of experience to create.