The unparalleled competition showcase for outstanding acrylic artists! Theres an old saying among artists that value does all the work, while colour gets all the credit. AcrylicWorks 5 gives value its due, showing how – in the hands of todays top artists – it brings drama to everyday subjects, conveys emotion and commands the eye. The 5th competition book in the AcrylicWorks series, this volume delivers another bold and breathtaking show of the best in contemporary acrylic painting, selected from an international call for entries. A rousing blend of instruction and inspiration, these pages feature: 127 stunning acrylic and mixed-media paintings by 100+ accomplished artistsFascinating insights from the artists themselves, revealing the hows and whys behind each pieceFocus on the power of value – creative solutions, effective approaches and bold techniques; A rich variety of subjects – from still life and abstracts to people, animals and landscapes – portrayed in an equally glorious range of styles; A treat for artists and art lovers alike, AcrylicWorks 5 invites you to study these modern-day masterpieces, analyze them…or simply sit back and wonder at their incredible skill and artistry.