Become a member of the SAA

Discover how to develop your skills, explore new ideas and gain access to a wealth of tuition and inspiration from a whole host of expert artists like Ali Hargreaves.

Standard membership is perfect for beginners and accomplished leisure painters.

Discover how to develop your skills, explore new ideas and gain access to a wealth of tuition and inspiration from a whole host of expert artists including over 25 demonstrations and articles from Ali Hargeaves.

Whether you're looking to learn new techniques or to extend your knowledge and explore other mediums, we'll have you creating your own masterpiece in no time!

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Shop with the SAA

From brushes to paints and everything in between, the SAA has thousands of products available at great rates.

SAVE 10% on art materials. Quote AH10 at the checkout.

FREE Copy of Paint Magazine!

Get a complimentary copy of Paint magazine and enjoy reading inspiration articles.

Simply quote JL299 to get your copy of Paint magazine

Become a member of the SAA Receive a FREE welcome gift

Join the SAA as a member today for just £45 and receive a fabulous free gift worth over £32!

Recommended by Ali Hargreaves, this brush and paper bundle is ideal for painting with either Watercolour or Acrylic.


Simply enter ALISONH at the checkout when you purchase your membership!

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Join today and enjoy a whole host of additional benefits

  • Try a FREE art tutorial
    There's hundreds of hours of exclusive step-by-step guides, tuition videos, demonstrations and workshops available online, including demos from your favourite artist Ali. Here's just a taster of what you can expect.
  • Bi-monthly Paint Magazine
    ‘Paint’ is our bi-monthly magazine, exclusive to SAA members, it’s delivered straight to your door. Paint is packed full of news features, articles and step-by-step guides from all of your favourite artists.
  • Already a member? Paint along with Ali!
    We’re delighted to regularly work with Ali to bring you new and exclusive inspiration to enjoy from the comfort of your own home. Take a look at Ali’s fantastic video tutorials demonstrations on Video on Demand – and whilst you’re there, you might discover something new too!

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

    Two months' free when you choose Direct Debit
  • 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

    Two months' free when you choose Direct Debit
  • 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

Offer 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. This exclusive membership cannot be used with any other offer or promotional code. Video on Demand 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.