Unleash your inner artist with these painting tutorials

Doing something creative can be an instant mood booster, and with social distancing still in place, it's important to find fun activities you can do from home. Painting is a great way to get in touch with your artistic side, and YouTube is crawling with expert vids to get your creative juices flowing. Here are four of our fave painting how-tos. 

Watercolor Pineapple

This tutorial is quick and simple! Your grade-school art classes will come flowing back to memory when you use watercolors again. Bonus: pineapples are so on-trend. 

Acrylic Sunflower

If you want a little more of a challenge, this tutorial is longer and more advanced. It should still be doable because the video will take you step-by-step. Plus, the sunflower will look fab in your room!

Watercolor Bird

For a major spring mood, take on this painted bird tutorial. Getting the feathers just right is a challenge we know you can ace!

Acrylic Sunrise Scene

Want to go all out? Try this tutorial! Landscapes can be really relaxing to paint, and this one will get you in the mood for summer. 

Which of these paintings do you want to try? Tell us in the comments!

by Kylie Miller | 5/7/2020