Painting

Student Paintings

Explore beautiful paintings by fellow artists to get inspiration for your next work. Plus, paint away and then upload your projects for encouragement from others!

Supermoon

by Javelin Feather-Gunn

Day in the Sun

by Samantha Frazier

Callie and the Sunset

by Samantha Frazier

Painting References

Beginner's Guide to the World of Watercolor

Download Craftsy's Beginner's Guide to the World of Watercolor, which covers everything you need to know to start painting with watercolors today, from building a color palette to manipulating color transparency and more.

Painting Classes

Create impressive paintings with step-by-step guidance from experts in online classes. Find out how fun & easy improving your painting can be, when you can access instruction anytime, anywhere, forever.

Acrylic Landscape by Susan Stillman
Acrylic Landscape by Susan Stillman
Alexander Avenue by Susan Stillman

Acrylic Landscapes Close to Home

Susan Stillman

$29.99

Find inspiration in the world around you—paint dazzling landscapes from photos of your neighborhood with the help of acrylic artist Susan Stillman.

Layering Colors by Mary P. Murphy
Fresh Peonies by Mary P. Murphy
The Craftsy Bouquet by Mary P. Murphy

Watercolor Flower Bouquet

Mary Murphy

$29.99

Paint a vibrant floral still life with essential skills that will transfer to every watercolor work you create!

Painting an Allegory: Concept to Canvas

Martin Wittfooth

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$49.99

Compose stunning allegorical paintings and bring them to life on canvas! Join Martin Wittfooth in the studio for a study in storytelling. See more

Student Projects from this class

Uncharted Waters

Uncharted Waters

by Tara Spicer

Designing a Diamond Guide

Designing a Diamond Guide

by Martin Wittfooth

Painting Blog Posts

Learn tips and tricks for working with oils, acrylics, watercolors and more, with in-depth tutorials from experts.

Crafty and Creative: How to Use Pen and Ink + Collage To Make Amazing Art

Pen and ink and collage are respectively wonderful ways of creating art, whether it's a one of a kind fine art creation or a series of illustrations ...

In Case You Missed It…August Highlights From the Craftsy Blog

See which blog posts readers loved most in August, plus some other fresh freebies you don't want to miss out on!Read More

Pure Color Imagination: How to Use Concentrated Watercolors

Most artists are familiar with watercolor paint. But have you ever heard of concentrated watercolors? Also known as concentrated liquid watercolors, ...