About the SAA

The SAA, is for everyone with a love of painting. We believe in encouraging everyone, from complete novices and hesitant beginners to the legions of leisure painters and beyond… but the best thing is – the way we make you feel… informed, encouraged, inspired… and so pleased with your results!

The SAA is here to supply inspiration, information, help and advice on a whole host of practical painting issues. The SAA is the most influential and far reaching community of its kind anywhere in the world… with an ever growing ‘family’ of enthusiastic and eager artists (over 43,000 members) it’s the largest art community… and the friendliest!


  • We do everything we can to provide the best possible service.
  • We offer value for money always.
  • We accept any returned items for any reason, within 12 months of purchase.
  • We aim to despatch all orders the same working day if they are placed before 3pm
  • We believe that what is best for our members, is best for us. We only want happy members and customers.
  • The SAA team are trained to always be friendly and helpful and make sure you make the most of all the member benefits your entitled to. They are urged to take all the time that is required to take care of you.
  • We operate efficiently, our people are hard working, intelligent and share in our success.