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Save up to 50% this season and create for less this summer! With fantastic offers on all your favourite brands and materials as well as some exciting NEW ranges and colours, it's the perfect time to develop your skills and try something new...

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When you join Enthusiast or Professional Membership Free gift worth over £78!

Join SAA Membership today from just £49.95 and receive the essential artists’ watercolour painting set FREE - A Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolour Set of 24 Half Pans & A4 watercolour pad RRP £78.25!

This lightweight enamel box contains an assortment of 24 Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolour half pans. It has an integral palette in the lid, a special hinged flap for mixing, and a thumb ring in the base.

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Warehouse Clearance Sale

MORE LINES ADDED! There are now hundreds more items in our Warehouse Clearance Sale to make room for lots of exciting new things in our warehouse - so there's now up to 80% OFF RRP on paint, brushes, papers and more! But hurry, stock is limited so once it's gone, it really is gone...

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Paint & Create

BIGGER and better than ever, the exclusive member-only magazine for SAA members, paint & create is packed full of all the latest news, inspirational articles, features, galleries, competitions and step-by-step guides from all your favourite artists and more.

Paint & Create includes lots of exciting new segments such as Your Studio, where artists give us a tour of their art spaces; Art Club Spotlight, where we shine a light on some of the amazing art clubs around the country, and our Levelling Up Tutorials, featuring additional wonderful tutorials from talented artists.

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Whether you want to learn to paint or stock up on art supplies - the SAA has something online for everyone. With exclusive offers for SAA members including up to 50% off, you'll find an extensive art materials at fantastic prices online.

We’ve got all the top popular brands including Winsor & Newton, Derwent and Daler-Rowney as well as our bestselling SAA ranges, and our price match promise, there’s no place better for all your creative needs!

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Over 30 years of inspiration

Founded in 1992, our mission has always been to inform, encourage and inspire all artists from all over the world. With our proven expertise, knowledge and dedication, we are confident that we can provide you as a member with everything you need to paint.

It is not just us saying that; feedback from our recent Membership Survey says we are helpful, friendly, inclusive, approachable, great value, educational and inspiring! With over 30,000 members, the SAA is the perfect place to meet like-minded artists, make new friends and support each other to “Create because we can.”

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UK's Largest Community Of Artists

The SAA are here to fill your days with inspiration, this is the place to take your artwork to the next level!

  • Connect with fellow artists and local art clubs
  • Browse our video demonstrations and art tutorials
  • Enter our latest art challenge
  • Find out more about our latest workshops
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Featured Artist Spotlight Alison C. Board

Alison C. Board has long been a popular partner and artist with the SAA, regularly featuring in Paint & Create, on our Video on Demand service and within our blog
Alison is well known for her accessible and easy-to-follow style of teaching. Often taking learners through her entire thought process and encouraging them to: make their own creative decisions, take inspiration from her techniques and ultimately complete an artwork of their very own.

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Featured Blog Spotlight How to Photograph Your Artwork

It’s a scene many of us know too well.  You’ve spent hours working on your latest drawing and it’s finally finished!  The colours are bright and vivid, the drawing is crisp and detailed, and you’re excited to share your work online...But then it all goes horribly wrong! Your photos make your artwork look dull, the colours are muddy, and all the details have gone!  In Becky Gouverneur’s blog tutorial, learn how to capture the true beauty of your artwork in every photo. 

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Exclusive inspiration to accompany Paint & Create New for SAA Members

  • Your Studio | Shari Hills
    Discover how a garden studio inspired the purchase of a Cornish cottage, creating a perfect space for painting and teaching. Explore a well-organised studio setup with this charming article.

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