Teach yourself digital painting. For free.

Ctrl+Paint is a free learning resource dedicated to the basics of digital painting. Each bite-sized video covers a different concept, allowing you to learn complex subjects in manageable increments.

So grab your stylus, and let's do some painting!

The Library

Browse through the selection of over 200 free videos, and learn at your own pace. Since I know you've got a busy schedule, the videos are never longer than 5 minutes.

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Critique is a crucial part of improving your art. I’m in the process of creating a critique mini-series of free videos, and need your help!

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Premium Series

If you're looking for the best Ctrl+Paint has to offer, this is it. These downloadable series offer an in-depth look into critical subjects, and keep Ctrl+Paint ad free!

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What's Your Opinion?

With a new season of free videos on the way, I need your help to plan! Have 60 seconds to help out?

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Learning Paths

Even if you know the end goal, sometimes it’s hard to know what skills and techniques will get you there. These paths give additional routes through the video library.

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Concept Co-Op

Have you ever wanted to work on a concept art team? This experiment will give you the chance, regardless of your current skill level. Stay tuned!

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