Paint by numbers is such a relaxing artistic hobby. It will allow you to create a really beautiful painting without years of art classes and too much talent. I have enjoyed painting by numbers as a hobby for years and have collected some good tips that help me produce a really nice painting that I am proud of.

Here are my top tips:

Choose the Right Kit - There is a wide variety of Custom Paint by Number (PBN) kits available, and some are more difficult than others. If you have experience and are looking for a real challenge, you can search for that complex landscape with many details or even that Oil PBN kit. These are cheaper and come in many simple designs: still lifes; colorful fantasy paintings; dogs, cats, horses, and other animal portraits.

Have the Right Supplies - Good PBN kits contain just about everything you need to complete your masterpiece. That is why it is such an easy and inexpensive artistic hobby. However, you will also need some additional items that you probably have around the house: a palette (a smooth plastic plate works very well), a clear mug to wash the brush between colors, and a rag to gently clean the brush after you wash it. This keeps your paints clean and pure.

Take your time: Then start painting, color by color. Sometimes I get bored with painting a particular color or area, so I switch to a completely different section. It is very satisfying to see how the image takes shape throughout the hours and the week. No hurry.

Stay within the lines - your kindergarten teacher was right about this - it is definitely the best result. With the more detailed Paint by Numbers love layouts, it can actually be quite difficult. I bought a special artist brush to help me do this. It costs a few dollars and lasts a long time.

Get creative with colors - you don't have to stick to exactly the colors listed on the numbering sheet. Often your image looks better if you add a little white or yellow to the list color. This is especially true if you want your painting to look very similar to the original. I enjoy experimenting with colors, and I do it more as I have more experience with PBN.

Brand strategy

From the beginning, you need to start developing a brand. Think about how you want to shape public perceptions of your business. A great name and logo design can give your brand a visual representation, but there is much more to it than that.

Market research

Do thorough market research and identify all the opportunities out there in the market. You should also try to understand who your customers are and how you can market your service so that they respond favorably.

Advertising campaigns

The obvious way for a new business to connect with potential customers is through advertising. Try a variety of methods that will put you directly in touch with your target market.

The most important thing is to definitely relax and let your creative juices flow. Enjoy this time you have taken for yourself!

Author's Bio: 

Taylor has worked in various senior roles including, sales, manufacturing, and commercial.

During this time he has gained an invaluable insight into the day-to-day pressures that go with such leadership roles and the expectations to be met.