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Should I Take Painting Lessons?

Painting Lessons For Adults
Taking Painting Lessons

I'm considering taking painting lessons, but where do I start?

Are you considering taking up painting but hesitating because you're not sure if you'll be any good at it? Well, let's sit down, grab a cup of coffee, and chat about it. Whether you're a busy professional, a stay-at-home parent, or someone enjoying their golden years, the answer might surprise you: Yes, you should absolutely consider painting lessons!

First things first, let's address the elephant in the room: age. You might be thinking, "Isn't painting something you started as a kid?" or maybe you're thinking, "I'm saving that for when I retire". Let's say it how it is, you might make it to retirement, so don't wait! Sure, many people do start young, but the beauty of learning a new hobby, especially one as timeless as painting, is that it's never too late to begin. Plus, learning as an adult actually makes it a little bit easier. Remember, artists like Van Gogh and Rembrandt didn't create their masterpieces overnight. They honed their craft through years of practice, dedication, and yes, even lessons.

Rembrant - Self Portrait
Rembrandt - Self Portrait

Now, let's talk about the benefits. Painting isn't just about creating pretty pictures; it's about expression, relaxation, and personal growth. As adults, we often find ourselves caught up in the hustle and bustle of daily life, leaving little room for creativity. But taking painting lessons can provide a much-needed escape from the stresses of the world. It's a chance to unwind, unleash your imagination, and explore your artistic side.

Here's the best part: Whether you have an hour a week or just a few minutes a day, there's always time to squeeze in some painting. And trust me, your future self will thank you for it.

Now, let's talk about how you can get started. If you're not sure where to begin, don't worry—I've got you covered. At ArtistAnd, we're all about promoting wellbeing through art. We offer a range of options to suit your needs and schedule.

Group Painting Class
Group Painting Class

Pre-Recorded Videos

For those who prefer to learn at their own pace, we have pre-recorded videos available on our Patreon page for just £3 a month. These videos cover everything from basic techniques to advanced skills, so you can progress at your own speed.

Pre-Recorded Painting Videos
Pre-Recorded Painting Videos

Online Or In Person Classes

If you prefer a more interactive experience, you can join our online or in-person painting classes. As an experienced instructor, I'll guide you every step of the way, providing feedback and encouragement along the journey.

Online Or In Person Classes
Online Or In Person Classes

Private Art Classes

And if you're looking for something more personalized, we also offer one-on-one tuition online. This option allows you to receive individualized instruction tailored to your specific goals and needs. At the moment, I'm teaching watercolour which is a great place to start if you're learning about colour, technique and paints! These can happen online or in person.

Online Or In Person Classes
1 To 1 Painting Classes

So what are you waiting for? Whether you're a total beginner or a seasoned pro, there's never been a better time to start painting. So grab your brushes, unleash your creativity, and let's make some art together. After all, as Picasso once said, "Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up." Let's show the world that we've still got it.

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