Much like drawing you don’t have to be able to paint to start with. If you have a passion for painting you can teach yourself through videos and courses online or with books such as Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner. While you learn you can document your progress and upload to a blog or videos on YouTube. Then when you get to a relatively good level you can offer your services on a freelance basis or get paid to turn someones photo into a painting with a site like Insta Painting . You can sell your paintings on ebay, social media or

It doesn’t have to be your standard painting with a brush either, you can learn to paint and offer wall murals and spray paint art. You can even offer your services as a painter decorator for when people want to redecorate their home.

Recommended Reading

Artist’s Painting Techniques – Explore Watercolours, Acrylics, and Oils.

Imaginative Realism – How to Paint What Doesn’t Exist.

Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner 

Sites to use

Spray Paint Art Secrets – Learn how to become a spray paint artist.

Insta Painting – Get paid to convert peoples photos into paintings. – Sell your paintings online.