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!

The Jewel

by dcarbone99530339

Exercise with morning sky

by po.baxter4970895

Keady Market Corners

by Novangough

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
My fantasy place by Brigandijane123@gmail.com
Acrylic Landscape 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
Floral miniature -- "Micro-Cosmos" 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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$39.99

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.

We’re Giving Away a Class Every Day to Celebrate Our 5th Birthday!

It's our birthday and that means gifts for you! Start the week-long celebration by opening up your first present — a great big class giveaway.

Do You Know the 4 Key Properties of Watercolor Paint?

Get to know your watercolor paints! When you understand these four characteristics, you can better plan for your next masterpiece.

Birthday Sale! Have Your Cake and 50% Off Too

Cue the confetti — we're putting some of our most popular classes at half price!