Welcome to Paul Priestley's Art World

Learn about art history and improve your drawing and painting skills

Find lots of hints and tips about painting and drawing to help you improve your own paintings and drawings.

Learn how to draw with these great instructional art tutorials. You’ll soon be producing great drawings in no time at all.

Learn how to paint step by step with these great instructional art videos. All mediums from acrylic and watercolour to oils will be covered in the near future

Recent Blogs


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Artist in School

1. Imagine Picasso in Your School

Imagine Picasso, or one of ten other artists, re-enacting his life in front of your school’s children, before he teaches them to draw and paint like he does.

2. Drawing and Painting Workshops

Children learn to paint and draw like the artist, before, in the afternoon, creating their own masterpiece based on their drawings from the morning.

3. Staff: Art INSET

Primary School staff INSET sessions – your staff could learn to paint and draw with confidence

4. Is your School within our Travel limits?

If your school is somewhere between York and Portsmouth then I can bring one of the great artist’s to life in your school

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