Amanda VanEver is a self-taught artist; a librarian in Dayton, Nevada; and the author of The Art of Paint Pouring and The Art of Paint Pouring: Swipe, Swirl & Spin (both from Walter Foster Publishing). Amanda enjoys the versatility of acrylic paint and the vast array of techniques that can be used with fluid art. She credits her abilities to the artists willing to share their tricks, tips, and techniques for different styles of fluid acrylic painting. She learned to created poured art using Facebook groups and YouTube videos. Every week, Amanda films her processes and answers questions on her YouTube channel, Amanda's Designs. She sells her artwork locally in Carson City, Nevada, as well as through her Etsy shop.