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 and paint with these great instructional tutorials. You’ll produce great drawings and paintings in no time at all.

Painting inspires me, from the moment an idea is born through the process of development, until the moment I sense the journey has come to an end.

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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