I do not literally paint that table, but the emotion it produces upon me.
In the remaining chapters of this handbook I share my personal approach and philosophy to painting and to making art. These lessons are not intended to replace any formal art training. I recommend learning from diverse sources and teachers. Fine art training with traditional media will be a valuable complement to what you learn in this handbook. To derive the most benefit from these chapters and to help you get the most from your use of Painter, I recommend you follow the chapters and do the exercises in the order they appear.
Painting is a medium of illusion. ...