Artist Learning Resources

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  • How-To Guides
  • Buying Guides
  • Featured Artists
  • Blick Connects
  • YouTube Channel
  • Project Ideas
  • Lesson Plans
  • Product Info
  • Creative How-To Guides

    Use these how-to guides to spark inspiration or find practical answers to your creative questions. Find guidance on a variety of topics, from arranging frames to measuring paintbrushes, hosting painting parties, and more.

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  • Buying Guides

    Find the right tools for your latest artistic project. Browse our buying guides by topic, each developed to help you choose the best items for your creative needs.

  • Featured Artists

    We’ve partnered with talented working artists and creators to bring you inspiring videos packed with tips and ideas. See how and where our artist partners work, watch exclusive tutorials, and shop their favorite supplies.

  • Blick Connects

    We offer many ways to connect with us and highlight the art you know and love – yours! Find out how to partner with us, become an affiliate, or share your images with us on our social media.

  • YouTube Channel

    Check out everything from original project ideas to expert tips directly from the creative professionals who develop your favorite products. We’re always adding new content, so don’t forget to subscribe and check back often.

  • Project Ideas

    Browse dozens of original creative projects that you can do at home! Each project features step-by-step instructions along with an easy one-click method to shop all of the supplies you’ll need.

  • Lesson Plans

    Bring creativity to any teaching experience! Explore hundreds of free, original lesson plans developed by educators for educators. Find lesson plans for every skill and age level, each designed to meet National Standards for Visual Art Education.

Product Information

  • Product Info Team

    Our knowledgeable product information specialists are here to ensure your complete satisfaction with your purchase. If you have any questions about our products, contact us at any time during your ordering process. Our team is available to help with product-specific assistance, including recommended usage and traditional applications and techniques. Can’t find what you’re looking for? We would also be happy to help you locate the right product for your specific needs.

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  • Product Reviews and Product Q&A

    Visit our Product Review page for helpful information on where to find product reviews and how to submit one.

    See our Product Q&A page to learn where to view answers to frequently asked product questions from our customers.