Learn to Paint or Draw with YouTube Art Channels

A woman following a painting lesson on a YouTube art channel.

Learn how to paint, draw, or illustrate without leaving your apartment in Dallas through YouTube! You’ll find an array of channels led by talented artists that offer easy-to-follow videos and turn beginners into professionals. The best YouTube art channels include:

Alphonso Dunn

Widely known for his art instruction books and YouTube channel, Alphonso Dunn earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from the New York Academy of Art. Since graduating, he has won numerous awards, and his work is found in collections around the world. On YouTube, Alphonso helps viewers develop their drawing and watercolor skills. Videos include Urban Sketching, Beginner Watercolor with Pen & Ink, and How to Draw & Paint Flowers. 

Zin Lim

Zin Lim, a highly skilled artist, travels the world to teach drawing and painting. Born in Seoul, South Korea, he became passionate about art at a young age. Zin later came to the United States, where he earned an MFA from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Today, he creates incredible works and instructional videos from his studio in Alameda. On his YouTube channel, Zin’s tutorials allow viewers to watch tiny strokes up close. Videos include Charcoal Drawing Demo, Monochromatic Portrait Painting by Five Scale Value, and How to Draw Eyes. 


Currently based in Canada, Sycra Yasin boasts experience in everything from animation to fine art. On his YouTube channel, he teaches drawing and painting techniques as he takes viewers on his journey to becoming a well-known artist. Sycra also offers live streams and interviews with other artists who share their insights and experiences in the industry. New videos are released every Wednesday. Choices include Traditional Drawing for Digital Coloring, How to Draw Twisting Forms, and How to Choose Colours that Work. 

Residents of Radius at Turtle Creek can enjoy these YouTube art channels and be close to art supply stores and art galleries with virtual tours. If you would like to call our community home, please contact our leasing staff. They’d love to discuss everything we have to offer.

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