abstract acrylic landscape painting
– Maine Dwellers, 20 x 16

Learn Acrylic Painting

tutorials | step-by-step guides | tips & tricks


Where to get started for beginners

The beginning of any journey is the hardest! Acrylic painting is no different. In today’s world, we are inundated with social media like Pinterest, YouTube, and Instagram. The talent is amazing. There are thousands of videos and tutorials at your fingertips, so where do you begin? And, why is it that beginners still struggle with all the free lessons and inspiration out there?

What supplies do you really need?

With so many options and opinions out there, it can be confusing to know which brushes, paints, and canvases work best. No one wants to waste hard-earned money on expensive supplies that aren’t needed. And, it’s just as wasteful to buy lesser quality that doesn’t measure up. With over 20 years of experience, you know you are getting the right info at Painthog!

Get inspired with fresh ideas

We’ve all seen the sunset and a woman walking in the rain with a red umbrella. It seems every site has the same ideas, it’s like no one could come up with anything new. Creativity is where Painthog excels! We break the mold and share ideas that are unique, and interesting. Start with these awesome 20 ideas.

Ready to go abstract?

If you are in the mood for slinging paint, then we got you covered. Painthog is the home for loose, expressive acrylic painting. We take great pride in sharing with you how it’s done. From landscapes to flowers, we have something that will fuel your inner-Picasso.

“Robert’s classes are amazing and the most organized and professional I have found online. I’m working my way through them all! Just started painting – my skills have increased dramatically and quickly because of his classes”

– Margo Mikolitis