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Join the world's biggest, friendliest art community!

SAA membership is for everyone with a passion for painting and drawing. Whether you're just starting out or you've been painting for years, being a member of the SAA can help to encourage and inspire you for years to come. With over 37,000 members, the SAA is the perfect place to meet like-minded artists and new friends.

Thinking of joining the SAA as an enthusiast?

Let SAA Professional Artist, Matthew Palmer tell you why he’s been a valued member of our family of artists for over 20 years.

Matthew tells you about the best bits of membership including the bi-monthly Paint magazine, exclusive access to hundreds of tutorials in SAA Video on Demand, free delivery on art supplies and more.

When you’re ready, find out more about joining our most popular membership for art enthusiasts. 

Thinking of joining the SAA as a Professional Member?

Let SAA Professional Artists, Alison C. Board and Matthew Palmer tell you why they've been valued members of our family of artists and how the SAA has supported them throughout their professional journey.

Alison and Matthew have been involved with the SAA business support and knowledge hub that has been created to share business advice, marketing support and much more.

Find out more about our professional membership options.

Join today and enjoy a whole host of additional benefits

  • Access exclusive, inspirational videos
    Access hundreds of hours of exclusive step-by-step guides, tuition videos, demonstrations and workshops all from the comfort of your own home including demos from our professional artists.
  • Exclusive member savings
    As a member of the SAA, you can take advantage of FREE UK standard delivery on all of your orders plus exclusive discounts on SAA products and price match guarantee. With SAA Rewards members can take advantage of a wide range of online discounts.

Join Today and Choose a Free Gift

  • Watercolour & Mixed Media Kit Quote: SAAPAINT1
    Discover the possibilities of working in mixed media with Alison C Board. Worth over £48, this kit includes 3 watercolour paints and white gouache paint, a brush and DVD to get you started on your painting journey. Quote code SAAPAINT1 at the checkout when joining.
  • Watercolour Landscapes Kit Quote: SAAPAINT2
    Find watercolour inspiration with much-loved watercolour artist Matthew Palmer. With a paint-along DVD, watercolours, brush and paper (all worth over £45), you'll be painting landscapes in no time. Quote code SAAPAINT2 at the checkout.
  • £20 of Loyalty Points Quote:JOIN0921
    If you want to choose your own art supplies instead of one of our paint-along watercolour kits, then you can! We'll load your account with £20 loyalty points for you to spend on your first order. Quote code JOIN0921 at the checkout when joining.

Find the right membership for you

  • From £45.00 per year


    Perfect for art beginners & hobbyists.

    Bi-monthly Paint magazine

    Access Video on Demand (premium for Silver members)

    Exclusive offers

    FREE UK delivery

    Insurance under SAA group insurance

    Price match guarantee
  • From £85.00 per year


    Perfect for taking your career to the next level.

    FREE online profile

    Exclusive Business advice in our Resource Hub

    Regular business seminars

    Trade account opportunities

    Insurance under SAA group insurance

    Filming opportunities
  • From £70.00 per year

    Art club & groups

    Help your club grow in enthusiasm and potential.

    Group Insurance Cover

    Exclusive member-only savings and offers

    FREE Online profile

    Bi-monthly Paint magazine

    FREE UK delivery (to one named contact)

    Price match guarantee
    • Exclusive member-only savings & offers
  • From £53.00 per year


    Be part of a community no matter where you are.

    Bi-monthly Paint magazine

    Exclusive Member-only savings and offers

    Access Video on Demand

    Connect with fellow members

    Subsidised postage & packaging on all orders

Give the Gift of Membership

Give the gift of inspiration! We all have loved ones who are tricky to choose presents for – friends or family who don’t want for much, or who seem to have all they need. SAA membership is the perfect solution!

If you treat your loved one to 6-month membership, they’ll receive 3 editions of Paint magazine, packed full of inspiration and only available to members. If you choose the 12-month option, they’ll receive 6 editions across the year.

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Membership Terms and Conditions

Prices shown are for automatic renewal membership. Express delivery is only available on products in stock, on orders placed Monday to Thursday and to locations available for express delivery. All other locations (UK highlands, islands and outlying areas) will be delivered with priority. Insurance is provided under SAA Group Insurance Policies. Free gift and welcome pack only available with UK memberships. Video on Demand and SAA Rewards not available with art club memberships. Premium Video on Demand only available with Silver memberships and above. Two months free only applies to new customers joining by Direct Debit for their first year.