This book takes an in-depth look at the practical nature of abstract art. With a detailed explanation of the technical aspects of painting, it also specifically covers figurative elements, composition and construction work. It is a comprehensive handbook for amateurs, professionals, teachers and students alike to learn the intricacies of painting abstracts. It features 50 studies detailing dozens of techniques and textures readers can use to practice achieving abstract and non-figurative painting. The book also includes more than 350 selected images to inspire the artist.