The 13 best YouTube art channels

Best YouTube art channels
(Image credit: Aaron Blaise)

Knowing which are the best YouTube art channels is a brilliant way to learn new skills from the comfort of home (something that's been particularly useful in recent times). Completely free and a great way of supporting the community, subscribing to art channels on YouTube is a creative no-brainer.

There's no better time than now to improve your skills and implement them in new creative projects, and the best YouTube art channels are just the thing to teach you new perspectives by actually showing you what to do, rather than just telling. For more, see our roundup of fantastic how to draw tutorials in our guide. And to go digital, see these brilliant drawing apps for iPad.

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects.