Welcome to Paul Priestley's Art World

Improve your Art Skills

  • Learn to paint and draw using my step by step art videos
  • Improve your art skills with my Hints and Tips Blog
  • Learn fascinating insights into the world of Art History

Learn how to draw and paint at a pace you can follow with these great instructional art videos.

Designed specifically for beginners, teachers of primary and secondary school children, GCSE Art students and those wishing to extend their drawing and painting abilities.

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

Also find lots of technical stuff about drawing and painting techniques and methods.

Recent Blogs


Vincent Van Gogh is a brilliant artist to inspire children in primary school, a classic example of the starving artist struggling for recognition. Yet despite his tragic life he never gave up in his quest to become a great painter ...

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

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