What is paint by numbers for adults?
You probably used to love painting when you were a child, discovering and mixing colors to get new ones. Why did you stop? Painting is known as a great activity to release stress and calm anxiety.
Paint by Numbers is a great way for anyone who enjoys painting to paint and to be good at it. All you need to do is to paint the numbers with the right colors to discover a beautiful design. On top of being recognized as a therapeutic activity, you will create a beautiful decoration for your home, made by you. The paint used in our paint kits for adults is acrylic because it is more practical to paint with it on canvas, and great result is guaranteed.
This activity is great for everyone; no experience is needed, and all levels can join. You need to follow the lines and paint inside the defined zones. Some areas might be exceedingly small, and some a little bit bigger, which is the challenge of it. The more you get into it, the harder you can choose your painting to become.
What are the best paint by numbers for adults?
Our best paint by numbers for adults are split into different categories.
Vintage paint by number sets
In the paint by numbers universe, different thematic exists. The vintage paint by numbers kits are very important because of their history and their origin of it. In the mid-’50s in the US, paint by numbers was an incredibly trendy movement and activity for Americans. Half the population would decorate their home with a painting that was made with a paint by numbers kit.
Even more interesting, an exhibition was put in place to show all the different sorts of paint by numbers that were made then. Let’s just put it like this: it was a big thing.
So you might wonder, what is vintage paint by number then? All the subjects take you down memory lane and remind you of these retro-style painting moments. The colonial period was extremely popular in the painting by number universe half a century ago.
Vintage can be perceived as an old-fashioned decoration and painting style that brings you nostalgia in the images and tones used.
Vintage also means that in winemaking that the grapes were all collected within the same year, this is also the reason why you will find many paintings representing wines and grapes with neutral and darker tones.
Animal Kingdom to paint
Animals paint by numbers is a collection that includes all the different species from the animal kingdom available to paint by numbers.
The animal kingdom is known for its beautiful and rich diversity. From the birds in your garden to the wild African safari, you can paint a great variety of these cute creatures.
Birdwatching is a fabulous activity to discover the hidden life of the birds. For this reason, a dedicated collection is attributed to these fascinating animals. You can recreate these unique and precious moments in a painting.
Life at the farm is also a magical and amazing theme to reproduce in a painting. Different paint numbers are available to recreate this relaxed and quiet atmosphere found in the countryside. These landscapes are filled with cows grazing in fields and horses running freely.
Exotic animals are fascinating. Unfortunately, for most of us, these creatures can’t be seen in our everyday life. This is why the exotic wildlife collection is ideal for any lion lover or elephant.
Paint by numbers flowers
Flowers have been a prominent subject of painting for a very long time. Flowers paint by numbers have been mastered by the most prestigious artists in the history of art. They’ve been represented in many different forms, from plants in a field to fresh bouquets in a vase. Flowers are fascinating by their beauty and their wide range of colors.
The great variety that exists within the flowers intensifies that fascination. From Monet’s passion for Poppies to van Gogh's love of sunflowers, flowers never stop amazing us. Throughout history, there’s always been this fascination for flowers in all their diversity.
The painting of a still-life is something very popular among art lovers. Vincent van Gogh would draw the irises' subtility in different works. From Manet’s Bouquet of Flowers to Bouquet of Roses by Renoir, all the biggest artists have revisited that subject.
Nature has always been a subject that has inspired artists from all around the world. The iconic Claude Monet would initiate the plain-air painting, spending hours surrounded by fields and countryside to capture its beauty and light.
Landscape painting by numbers is a magnificent way to revisit all these artists' great masterpieces. Nature is a beautiful inspiration for any art lover; the variety of landscapes that you can find all over the globe makes it very unique and special at the same time. Landscape paint kits regroup a large selection of different natures. The beautiful mountains in the early hours or the quiet sea in the late afternoon reflect the splendid beauty of our world.
Art has always been a big part of our history; it is a way to see how contemporaries perceived their era and the world around them. Art is how artists and authors express their imagination and the way they represent their surroundings during their life.
Vincent van Gogh’s tumultuous life has been depicted in his correspondence with his brother, Theo. Art analysts have debated for a long time to try to understand the mental state of the artist. Van Gogh is a genius and one of the pioneers of Dutch impressionism. His art has evolved greatly following his mindset and his vision of the world. You can relive these incredible paintings with van Gogh's paint by numbers.
The famous Claude Monet’s iconic Water Lilies series is known as one of the most prestigious impressionist collections. Monet is considered the pioneer of the French impressionist movement with his painting shown in a Paris exhibition, named ‘Impression, Sunrise’; this exhibition would later be known as the ‘Exhibition of the Impressionists. Claude will paint a series of 6 paintings that will revolutionize the art world and create a real He would capture the light and the shadow of nature and the landscapes to then reproduce it into what he would perceive it as. A good way to get familiar with the impressionist movement is with Claude Monet's Paint By Numbers.
If you are familiar with the art world and its history, you would know that Leonardo da Vinci was one of the most influential painters of his time and the world. The painter was known for the prestigious Mona Lisa and the Last Supper, which led to the mystery of the da Vinci codebooks and movies.
Pablo Picasso is the father of the cubism movement and is famous for the particularly engaged Guernica painting. Guernica was painted in 1937 and was more than a painting; it was an engagement from Picasso against the bombardment by the Germans of the Guernica village and was a protest against the war (Spanish Civil War and later the second world war). Picasso brilliantly captured the spirit of the massacre and represented it in this chef-d’oeuvre.
What makes a painting a portrait?
A portrait is a painting or photograph or any artistic representation of identity, whether it is a person, a group of people, or an animal. Historically, a portrait of a woman depicts beauty and modesty. While that of a man often symbolizes power and status. The best portraits, however, are not just visual representations of the subject. Amazing images are those that invoke emotion and tell the story of a person. The best portraits are those that truly capture the essence of the subject.
The most famous portraits of all time, like Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa or the Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer by Gustav Klimt, do exactly those. Portraits immortalize their subjects for more than a lifetime!
Our paint by number portraits collection includes a variety of portrait subjects that suits all levels of expertise!
Do you have Abstract and Modern templates?
Yes, we do! Abstract painting is not an easy art; but with our abstract paint by numbers, you can practice and learn the basics of abstract painting, quickly and easily.
The beginning of Abstract Art can be traced back to Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, and Cubism movements; when artists realized that art can be nonrepresentational. You do not always have to paint an apple as an apple. Instead, you can use color, shapes, lines, and patterns to represent an apple. Essentially, Abstract Art is separating from any literal, representational reference points that make the art. It is art in free form.
On the other hand, modern art is an artist’s portrayal of a subject as it exists in the real world based on his own unique perspective. It is an art as an artist sees it. Our modern paint by numbers templates capture the real essence of modern art as expressed by their artist.
How difficult are adults paint by numbers?
Beginner paint sets
An easy paint by numbers for adults is a paint set that is made with fewer details and with bigger spaces to paint. This way, completing your artwork takes less time and less precision.
Painting by number is a very fun activity to do on your own or with your family. Although it is an activity that is open to everyone, there is different difficulty level.
In paint kits like these, the difficulty resides in the number of spaces and how big these spaces are; the easier the set is, the easier the pattern will be, and the final product won’t be affected by the level of difficulty and you will still create a stunning painting made by you.
Difficult canvases for experienced artists
Take your painting skills to an all-new level with our advanced Paint by Numbers collection. If you are looking for a challenge, this collection is for you. The best way to practice more advanced techniques is by learning how shading works or how adding more texture to a painting should be done without the stress of starting from scratch.
What artwork size is available for senior paint by number kits?
We also have a variety of Large Paint by Numbers that will make sure to bring out the artist within you! It is like creating your own masterpiece, but the easier way. Better yet, it is the first step towards creating your own masterpiece. We have paintings that go as large as 27.5in x 55in.