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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.
Whether you’re seeking for creative ideas or looking to learn a new technique, we have a world of inspiration at your fingertips wherever and whenever you need it – here are just a few of our favourite demos that we think you might enjoy.
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Join the ever talented Alison C Board as she takes you through painting this cheerful sunflower in pastels.
Watch as Anita shows you how to get the best out graphite powder – she’ll be drawing a portrait of a boy using easy to follow step-by-step stages.
Join Anita Pounder as she uses Derwent Watercolour Pencils to create this gorgeous bee picture.
Watch as Anita uses one tube of paint and a few brushes to bring this soulful simian to life in using a dry oil brush technique.
Watch as Anita uses the Derwent Inktense Wash Set to create stunning seahorses on a canvas bag.
Anita Pounder guides you through pastel techniques to create this charming pepper painting.
Watch Anita paint a busy bee on a Strathmore pad that’s perfect for mixed media.
Create a beautiful mandala – the gentle repetitive nature of adding colour is a perfect mindfulness activity.
Watercolour wizard, Eudes Correia, captures the vibrant personality of this street performer perfectly – all using masterful watercolour techniques.
Join Jason Skill as he demonstrates and highlights some of the working methods of John Singer Sargent.
Watch Anita Pounder bring a majestic Black Cat to life using spray bottles and Black Brusho, all in easy to follow step-by-step stages.
Watch as Anita uses Pigma Micron Pens (and a splash of watercolour) to bring life to a Zebra in easy to follow steps.
Join Anita Pounder as she paints a posing pretty peacock using Pinata Alcohol Inks and SAA wet media paper. Delightful!
Watch as Anita uses Speedball Elegant Writer Pens to render this impressive 12th Century structure in easy to follow stages.
Anita experiments with System 3 Acrylic Inks to create this stunning painting of Chinese Lanterns.
Keep it simple and paint Winterton Lighthouse using just one colour, one brush and easy to follow step-by-step stages.
Join watercolour maestro, David Poxon, as he paints this marvellous masterpiece. We’re sure you’ll be inspired!
The fantastic Janine Gallizia takes you through the steps to create her wonderful Italian Sunset in watercolour – it transport you there in no time!
Enjoyed this taster of the fantastic inspiration available from the SAA and want to see more? Join our friendly artist’s community today!
If you fancy trying something new, or you’ve got artwork you’re proud of, then it’s the perfect chance to share your creative flair by entering one of our challenges.