Abstract painting and abstraction can be a daunting and frustrating genre of art. How should you approach a surface? How can you use colour effectively? How can you make better, more expressive paintings? This inspiring book answers these questions and many more. By looking at his own work, Emyr Williams covers the practical issues of abstract art before explaining techniques to develop your own personal style and approach. He emphasizes the relationship of colour to surface and the importance of seeking a profound connection with your art. The book will help you to learn about the difference between abstract and abstraction and see how an artist has developed expressive art in many different ways. Superbly illustrated with 167 colour images.