The Best Painting Channels On YouTube

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If you want to get in touch with your artistic side without handing over money for classes, these painting YouTubers are a great way to start. These channels are run by artistic creators who upload tutorials and tips at no cost. Why would anyone put time and energy into free classes? While some painting YouTube channels are monetized, many of the creators below simply want to democratize the art world by making content available to anyone! 

Painting YouTube channels vary greatly, so you should have no trouble finding a YouTuber willing to teach you what you want to learn. Interested in a particular type of paint? Painting videos have tutorials on acrylics, watercolors, oil paint, and more styles. If you're looking to paint something specific - like landscapes or people - you can find plenty of videos focusing on a particular subject. 

Who are the best painting YouTubers? Vote your favorites to the top of the list and feel free to add anyone you think is missing. 

Most divisive: Learn To Paint
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  • Bob Ross
    397 votes

    Bob Ross

  • Angela Anderson
    451 votes

    Angela Anderson

  • Painting with Jane
    428 votes

    Painting with Jane

  • Andrew Tischler
    160 votes

    Andrew Tischler

  • theartsherpa
    609 votes


  • Art of John Magne Lisondra
    186 votes

    Art of John Magne Lisondra