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happy flower painting for beginners by bethany joy adams

Sweet & Simple Instructions for

20 Beautiful Blooms

First-time artists and flower lovers will unlock their creative potential with this beginner-friendly guide to painting! You’ll learn how to paint 20 flowers and 10 floral compositions, plus all the basics about acrylic paint, brushes, canvases, and color mixing—everything you need to get started.

SOFTCOVER, 136 Pages, 8.5" x 11", $19.99

official PUBLICATION DATE: june 28, 2024

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learn to paint roses, daisies, sunflowers & more in 30 minutes

Budding artists will learn to paint 20 beautiful blooms with the expert instruction of professional painter and licensed artist Bethany Joy Adams. From classic roses and hydrangeas to charming peonies, coneflowers, and dahlias, every flower includes simple step-by-step instructions.

experience the relaxation & joy

of creativity

Think you are not artistic? Think again. This charming guide will help you unlock the magic of creativity.

Play with color, paint your favorite flowers, and enjoy a moment of calm as you create with ease. Double the fun and invite a buddy over to paint with you!

practice painting

a variety of

leaves & stems

After mastering the 20 flowers, you will learn how to combine them to create 10 gorgeous floral compositions such as a bouquet, wreath, floral heart, vase arrangement, and more. You’ll also learn how to paint leaves and stems to create custom compositions, plus ideas for adding creative backgrounds or words!

You will be

amazed at what you can create

When you follow Bethany’s detailed step-by-step breakdowns, you will achieve creative success with every single flower! Every flower includes a full color palette, clear instructions for color mixing, descriptions of the brushstrokes needed to create the desired effects, and step-by-step visuals. Plus, every flower comes with a fun fact about what the flower symbolizes, so you can imbue your paintings with meaning!

inspiration, tips & encouragement on every page

Overflowing with the author’s infectious enthusiasm, the book features creative encouragement and positive messages throughout, including happy painting ideas for making your painting sessions more enjoyable and a 30-day painting prompts challenge to foster creativity!

meet the author

Bethany Adams is the founder of the Bethany Joy Art design studio and a mixed-media abstract painter whose art has been licensed by Hobby Lobby, Trader Joe’s, and other national brands. She holds a BA in fine art from Brevard College and is represented by MHS Licensing. Learn more at and @bethanyjoy_art on Instagram.

free art download with your pre-order

As a thank-you for supporting Bethany and her new book, we are thrilled to offer you this gorgeous downloadable art that you can print at home. Simply order your copy from your preferred bookseller and then click the link below to download your free art file!

a note from BETHANY

Hello! I’m so glad you’re here. Painting flowers with acrylics is a versatile way to create your own gardens and bouquets and fill the world with beauty. My hope is that you’ll use the tutorials in this book to learn and grow, then feel confident enough to explore and add your own personality to your flowers. Your life will be blooming with joy and creativity before you know it. Thank you for trusting me with this part of your creative journey and for choosing my book!

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Happy Flower Painting for Beginners: Sweet & Simple Instructions for 20 Beautiful Blooms

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