Dulux offer free paint classes online to aid home DIY projects

Learn all the tricks of the trade from the experts – with zero cost

 The experts in all things paint are offering a lending hand with home renovation projects. The Dulux paint classes online are underway weekly, for free – to help and inspire homeowners  tackling home paint projects.

The leading paint experts have launched a series of colour classes led by Marianne Shillingford, Creative Director, to keep us all entertained and get the creative juice flowing!

Inspiration: 32 Easy DIY projects & fun makes for every room in the house

Tune in for Dulux paint classes online

dulux painting equipments

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Over the next few weeks, Marianne will be showing us how to use leftover paint for different little projects at home.  Today's video class focuses on mixing leftover paint, while tomorrow's class is on colour blocking.

These inspirational projects are perfect for anyone who's feeling creative and looking to use up any leftover paint.

The video paint classes are shared on the brand's Instagram page at 10am.

How to paint a rainbow

In a very timely fashion, bringing colour to our lives one class last week showed us how to effortlessly paint the perfect rainbow.

Sharing on Instagram Dulux writes, ‘Today, she’ll be showing you how to create her magical rainbow with just a washing up sponge, some craft paint and card or paper 🌈’.


Followers are encouraged to try out the tutorials at home and share with the #MicroMakeover.  Each week the brand shares some favourites on the official Dulux Instagram page.

How to paint Dalmatian spots

dalmatian spots on white wall

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Another imaginative ideas is the Dalmatian spot video.

’Starting to go dotty staying at home? Why not use your extra time to get creative and paint a standout, feature piece like this Dalmatian wall? Give it a go with tester pots or left-over paint and follow these 6 simple steps 🎨’.

Watch the video now.

Another spot of creativity: Mum paints dotty 101 Dalmatians style kids bedroom – for only £2!

Are. you already following the inspirational paint classes online? We'd love to see what you've been painting at home.


Tamara was Ideal Home's Digital Editor before joining the Woman & Home team in 2022. She has spent the last 15 years working with the style teams at Country Homes & Interiors and Ideal Home, both now at Future PLC. It’s with these award wining interiors teams that she's honed her skills and passion for shopping, styling and writing. Tamara is always ahead of the curve when it comes to interiors trends – and is great at seeking out designer dupes on the high street.