Inspiration for all!

Whether you’re picking up a paintbrush for the very first time or have been painting for years, we’re here to offer inspiration so you can keep doing what you love.

Let’s get painting!

With SAA membership you get access to support and advice on techniques from the SAA community. Every Friday we send our members an inspirational email with blog posts, video tutorials and any current challenges you can take part in. Here’s a taste of what you can expect when you sign up for SAA membership.


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With SAA membership you get access hours of inspiration, tips and advice on our Community Hub – there’s over 3,000 hours of inspirational tutorials just waiting to be explored and new videos and tutorials are being added each week.

Plus, every Friday we send our SAA members a weekly dose of inspiration, news and new challenges to keep them inspired.

Join SAA Membership TODAY and receive a FREE Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolour Set of 24 Half Pans & A4 watercolour pad (RRP £78.25) as a welcome gift.

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Pink Flamingo | Alison C. Board

Let Alison demonstrate the vibrancy her shade of Quinacridone Magenta can add to a striking Flamingo.

Don’t let the pink fool you into thinking it is anything but a firework on paper. You will only need a small amount to give your subjects luminosity and personality.

What are pigments and how do they affect my paint?

Curious about what pigments are and how they affect your paints? Unsure of the difference between dyes and pigments? In this article, learn all about pigments and dyes, from the technical side of what they are, to how pigments affect your paint. Find out all about the power of pigments on our Knowledge Hub now!

Enter a piece into our 30-Minute Challenge!

This weekend, set yourself a creative challenge and participate in our 30-minute Challenge!

We want you to put aside 30 minutes to paint or draw and learn how to work faster and looser. You can view all the entries in the Challenge Gallery, as well as submit your piece!

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