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Paint By Number Kits For Adults

Updated on May 13, 2014

Beautiful Paint By Number Kits For Adults

Paint By Number Kits For Adults have been around for over 50 years. Many people gently mock the idea of paint by number paintings, but needless to say 50 years later they are still going strong and hold a steady place in the market for children and adult hobbyists.

I know for a fact from my own experience I can fondly remember when I received my first paint by number kit at the age of 5, and I can proudly say that first paint by number painting and many that followed inspired me to go on to take my love of art and painting to my present day career as an illustrator and artist.

Those early days of filling each individual numbered space with different colors of paint helped produce an appreciation for art and helped me hone my skills and that lead to me becoming an accomplished artist, creating my own works of art.

Today children and adults can still dabble in this relaxing artistic hobby by purchasing paint by number kits for adults and children depending upon your skill level. Paint by number kits allow you to create beautiful paintings without the need of art classes or needing too much talent.

There is a huge range of paint by number kits available today, from easy to difficult, in both acrylic and oil paint by number kits. So come along and lets find some.

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Paint By Number Kits For Adults - Adirondack Evening - 20 x 14 inches

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Are you are looking for a paint by number kit for adults that is a little more intricate, gorgeous design and fabulous colors? Dimensions Paint By Number Kit, Adirondack Evening will fit the bill.

The kit includes a 20 x 14 inch printed canvas board, easy-to follow instructions, 18 acrylic paints, and one professional-quality #1 round paintbrush. I suggest that if you prefer working with more than one brush, it's recommended that you purchase a liner brush for fine line detail and a #4, 6 or 8 flat brush for larger open areas.

So, if you want a great project to take your mind off your everyday life, would be the perfect relaxation hobby.

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The best paint by number kits for adults range in difficulty from novice to expert with a variety of subjects. Using these kits is a great way to get involved in art and is a way for beginners to practice painting. Paint by numbers is a really great hobby for all ages.

What ever your skill level may be, you'll find the guided instructions useful. The easy-to-follow color-coded numbering system makes painting a breeze.

Once you have perfected the system, there are tricks that you can use to hide the paint by number guidelines. The end result is a more realistic masterpiece.

Recreate a Van Gogh Masterpiece With These Beautiful Paint By Number Kits - No Art Background Required!

Have you ever wanted to own one of Van Gogh paintings but there is no way you could ever see affording one. Here's your chance to produce one of Van Gogh's famous paintings and have hours of enjoyment doing it.

Vincent Van Gogh is one of the most influential artists of the last century. Van Gogh was a post -Impressionist painter and was known for his bold colors and rough beauty in his paintings.

DiyOilPaintings Paintworks Paint By Number 20"x16", the Cafe Terrace, Cafe Terrace At Night, Origin Paintings By Van Gogh
DiyOilPaintings Paintworks Paint By Number 20"x16", the Cafe Terrace, Cafe Terrace At Night, Origin Paintings By Van Gogh

If you are looking for an authentic artist feel and don't mind assembling the canvas onto stretchers, this Van Gogh 20"x16" Cafe Terrace At Night when complete will is a beautiful paint by number kit when completed.

 
DiyOilPaintings Paint By Numbers Kits, Paint By Number Kits, 20"x16", Original Oil Painting By Van Gogh, Sunflowers Paint By Numbers Kits Masterpieces
DiyOilPaintings Paint By Numbers Kits, Paint By Number Kits, 20"x16", Original Oil Painting By Van Gogh, Sunflowers Paint By Numbers Kits Masterpieces

Another beautiful Van Gogh paint by number kit Sunflowers in Van Gogh's trademark yellow. Comes with high-quality safe acrylic paints, 3 sizes of quality paint brushes and full set of instructions for you to complete this exquisite master piece.

 
Van Gogh POPPIES Paint by Number Kit 11" x 14"
Van Gogh POPPIES Paint by Number Kit 11" x 14"

This paint by number kit of Vincent Van Gogh's POPPIES is recreated on genuine artist's canvas using high quality acrylic paints. Unlike most paint by number kits this completed painting looks just like the picture. The kit itself comes with detailed full colour easy to follow instruction manual. You will be amazed with your completed painting even with no art background.

 
Van Gogh A STARRY NIGHT Acrylic Painting Kit
Van Gogh A STARRY NIGHT Acrylic Painting Kit

If you are a Van Gogh fan and would like to try your hand at painting his master piece A STARRY NIGHT and have hours of fun with this no stress quality paint by number kit and be amazed that by following the easy instructions you will be able to reproduce this masterpiece.

 

Paint By NumberFor Adults - Night Watch

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I have lived the majority of my life in remote areas of Canada, sometimes my nearest neighbor being 50 miles away. That being said, my love for wildlife was nurtured at a young age. I chose to highlight this paint by number kit called the because of those exact reasons.

I've always respected and loved wolves and have spent many hours observing them. One particular incident was about 20 years ago when my husband and I had purchased a 120 acres of land in Northern Ontario with a mile of waterfront and our own small private island on the lake. It was a small piece of heaven. We had no neighbours as far as you could see. Since the property backed onto Government Owned Crown Land we had nothing but wildlife, trees, and water surrounding us. The odd trapper would come through asking for permission to check their trap lines but not much else for company.

One week after arriving at our new place with our three children my husband was called back to work in Pond Inlet, Nunavut, Canada. For anyone wondering, Pond Inlet is located at the top of Baffin Island which is very close to the North Pole. So here I am all by myself with 3 small children in the middle of nowhere for the next 3 months until my husband finishes his contract of building 12 houses for the Inuit.

That summer was beautiful, the children and I spent those first 3 months exploring our property, swimming in the lake, canoeing and fishing. Every evening after the children were asleep, Rocky our German Shepherd and I would head out to the Shop which was quite a ways from the house to try to unpack and organize all our belongings before the winter set in.

I have to admit that our trek from the house to the shop was done lickity split. I could have never imagined, how dark it could be and how many strange night sounds filled the air. I was a little apprehensive at first, but heck I had Rocky to guard me. What was I so concerned about? As I worked organizing, Rockies ears perked up and the hair on his back rose, and I noticed by his low growl that he was aware of something outside that I couldn't hear.

My imagination was now working overtime, it was fed by each little noise that broke the silence of the total darkness outside the shop. EEEEK! What could be lurking out there, a bear, coyotes, wolves, or maybe just a skunk? What ever it was Rocky and I had to get back to the house. We started out at a slow walk but before I knew it I was running. Once in the house, everything was fine, the children still asleep, I settled down to a hot cup of tea. Still those strange noises left me a little nervous as I crawled into bed.

Just at daybreak I jumped out of bed to see what had made Rocky and I so nervous the night before. As I looked out the backdoor I noticed a lone gray wolf watching the house from the top of a hugh rock that was situated in a clearing just on the outside of the forest. I watched him for awhile and without an incident he disappeared. It's funny I wasn't afraid. I almost felt safe, as if this wolf was their to protect us.

After that first sighting each evening and morning for the next 3 months the children and I would see this same on the rock. He never came any closer and Rocky our dog never chased him. When my husband finally came home, our children were so excited to share our story of the wolf on the rock.

Sure enough that evening returned and stood there watching us for the longest time. Then as if he new my husband was back home, he turned leaped down off the rock and disappeared into the forest. He never did return while my husband was home. But each evening as we sat on our porch having a cup of tea we would hear this howling from a pack of distant wolves, but our gray wolf never did return in the four years that we lived on the property as long as my husband was home.

Are you an aspiring artist? This beautiful paint by number kit for adults by Reeves depicts a wolf in the wild at night. The kit comes with a 9 x12 inch pre-printed numbered board and simple easy to read instructions, 20 pots of acrylic paint and one brush. This paint by numbers will give you hours of fun.

Paint By Number Kits For Adults - Taste Of Italy

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A Taste Of Italy is another vibrant paint by number kit by Dimensions. This beautiful scene is very detailed with numerous straight lines, so a good brush is a must. This is one painting that might require a little more patience and a steady hand.

Dimension makes beautiful paint by number kits. Though the brushes might not be amazing but you can always buy extra brushes that are to your liking.

The kit contains one 20 x 16 textured artboard, one artist's brush, 18 acrylic paint colors, and a set of easy to read instructions. Be sure to try your hand at this exquisite design .

Japanese Garden Paint by Numbers Kit

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Have you ever had the chance to visit a beautiful Japanese Garden and revel in the beauty of all the colourful blossoms? There is a quiet simple serenity that comes over you. This paint by number kit lets you bring that beauty and serenity right into your own home bringing you hours of pleasure.

The japanese garden paint by number kit measures 20" x 16" and comes complete with high quality acrylic paints, one profession #1 one round paint brush and a full set of instructions. This paint by numbers is one of the more difficult ones and would be more for an adult not a child. One other bit of advice is that I would order a few extra paint brushes, one for fine-line details and maybe a flat large brush for larger open areas. maybe a size #4,6 or 8 would do.

All in all this is a beautiful paint by number kit for adults.

Paint By Number - A Japanese Garden (10 days)

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Here is a video of the Japanese Garden Paint by Number Kit made by Dimension Needlecrafts Paintworks. It goes about showing the painting being done at different stages and finally completed by day 10.

Paint By Number Kits For Adults - Eagle Hunter - 20 x 14 inches

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If you have a month to spare dabbling in your paint by numbers hobby than Dimensions "Eagle Hunter" Paint By Numbers Kit is awesome.

It comes with a pre-printed 20 x 14 textured art board, one #1 round brush, easy to follow instructions, and all the high quality paint that is needed to finish the painting.

You will have your friends and neighbors oohing and ahhhing when they see that you have painted a majestic eagle surveying his surroundings! The is truly a beautiful detailed paint by number kit for adults.

Paint By Number Kit - Heading Upstream - 12 x 16 inches

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Heading Upstream is a beautiful paint by number painting by Reeves that is perfect for anyone who loves horses and would like to try painting.

The kit comes with a pre-printed textured art board, one paint brush and 20 acrylic paints with a paint organizer. Easy to read instructions are found on the back of the package.

This paint by number kit for adults is perfect for the horse lover. So go ahead and give it a try.

Our Horses - JP, Kodak, Leelou

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I thought it would be fun to show you a picture of some of our horses. We do love horses and this was taken in the back pasture on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Kodak is the one upfront and Leelou is the dark Quarterhorse both born on our farm.

Paint By Number Kits For Adults - Ripples

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I love dogs and any kind of dog makes me happy. I've owned and had dogs as my companions since I was a small child. I couldn't imagine a life without them. There is so much you can learn from dogs. Infants and dogs are the only creatures that you will find that truly convey unconditional love. Dogs give us their absolute all. We as their companions are the centre of their universe. I really feel that dogs are the most amazing creatures.

So as a tribute to man's best friend I thought it would be grand to explore a few popular paint by number kits and maybe you will find one that touches your heart.

Paint By Number Kits For Adults - Peony Floral

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If you are looking for an absolutely gorgeous paint by number kit this beautifully arranged Peony Floral will be a true masterpiece to be framed and hung for all your all your friends and visitors to admire. You will find that this paint by number kit is easy enough but still challenging enough so that you never get bored.

Are Paint By Number Kits For Adults An Art Or A Craft?

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In this video the nostalgic pleasure of paint by number kits and pictures are discussed by collectors, experts and art dealers. They all examine the idea of this form of art or as many say hobby. What conclusion do you think they come up with when debating whether the hobby is an art or more of a craft. Is doing a paint by number kit a craft or an art form?

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I think these flower paint by number kits are a way of creating your own unique art work especially if you have no idea of where to begin. Even if you have no experience, skills, or confidence in your abilities, you will discover the pleasure of painting. I only wish that when I first tried paint by numbers that there was the huge selection that is now available.

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      grrbtn 3 years ago

      This lens just goes to show that paint by numbers is not just for the kids, and that good works of art can be created by using these art kits. I have not used a paint by numbers before, but after seeing what you can achieve with the kits I may give it a go. Thanks for sharing this with us and introducing us to painting by number kits for adults

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      Judith Nazarewicz 3 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @favored: I'm so glad you enjoyed my lens! That is my problem. I live on acreage and it's getting harder and harder to leave it and go into the city. I love living in the country. :-)

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      socialcx1 4 years ago

      I guess Dusty2 has said it all. A wonderful lens

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      Fay Favored 4 years ago from USA

      After seeing this it makes me want to paint again. The subjects you choice to highlight are really lovely. My husband would love to live on 120 acres of land. The problem would be he'd never want to leave.

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      ghoststorylover 4 years ago

      I love the horse paintings, very amazing! :)

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @Dusty2 LM: Thanks so much for visiting my lens! :-)I am planning on trying your Homemad Waffle Ice cream cone...I just love waffle cones..mmmm

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      Dusty2 LM 4 years ago

      Beautiful lens junaz11! Awesome! It is hard to tell that all of the paintings featured in your lens are really Paint By Numbers and not done professionally. I liked seeing the photo of your beautiful horses. Glad you shared the photo and the fact you raised them. When I was a youngster laid up with a broken leg my parents thought it was a good idea to give me a Paint By Number Set to help me feel better as well as give me something to do with sitting in a wheelchair. After I did the first one I got hooked and did several more afterwards. I have advanced now and paint as a hobby without the numbers. I do appreciate you sharing this awesome lens and bringing back some memories from a wonderful time as a youngster. Thank You for dropping by my Homemade Waffle Ice Cream Cone Recipes lens and giving it a "thumbs up". I really appreciate it. Hope you have fun making the waffle cones as well as filling them with some delicious homemade ice cream. Nice treat to have for Labor Day. Bon Appetit!

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      Gayle Dowell 4 years ago from Kansas

      These look more intense than the ones I remember for kids. I loved doing them as a kid, but not sure about them as an adult who has been painting most of her life.

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      Shinichi Mine 4 years ago from Tokyo, Japan

      I have always wanted to try one of these coloring books.

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      ThingsILike LM 4 years ago

      I did not know there were adults sets like these. My mother-in-law loves painting, but can't sketch. I know she'd be interested in something like this.

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      Judy Filarecki 4 years ago from SW Arizona and Northern New York

      I now sell my painting (not paint by numbers) professionally, but I attribute a great deal of my early learning to paint by numbers. I've gottn my grandchildren several over the years and they have always loved them. It makes it much easier now that they are acrylics instead of oils like they were when I was a kid.

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @Sitabodang LM: Thanks the kind words and thanks so much for visiting. :-)

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @shewins: There are so many people who love doing paint by number kits as a hobby but never really talk about it. Thanks for visiting.

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @Cynthia Haltom: This is how I started painting and I'm glad I did. Sometimes people are a little intimidated at the task of starting a painting from scratch, especially if they have never attempted one before. For a novice seeing a paint by number kit completed gives them that sense of accomplishment and gets them one step closer to painting on their own.

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @David Stone1: Thanks so much for the kind words! The important thing is that we all have special talents and we are all able to do anything we put our mind and heart into. It all boils down to the direction that we choose to apply the majority of our energy. Thanks again for visiting.

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      David Stone 4 years ago from New York City

      Clumsy with a brush though I was and still am, I loved paint by numbers when I was a kid. The only thing that ever made a painting of mine more than a cartoon.

      Nice visuals.

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      Cynthia Haltom 4 years ago from Diamondhead

      Very nice projects for someone that would like to paint and need a little help. My mother started painting these and she became very good at her own painting from the practice she did on a kit like this.

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      shewins 4 years ago

      I love the Adirondack Evening painting. I hadn't thought about paint by numbers in a long time, I used to like them when I was a kid.

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      Sitabodang LM 4 years ago

      Great lens! I have wonderful memories of paint by number kits as a child. I enjoyed reading your story about the wolf.

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      Birthday Wishes 4 years ago from Here

      If I would have some more time, then I would paint every day! Thanks a lot for sharing this wonderful lens filled with a lot of wonderful paintings!!!

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      AntLangston 4 years ago

      Easy to see why this lens is ranked so highly. Some great pictures, and very hard to believe that they are paint by numbers !!

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @anonymous: Thanks so much for your wonderful comment on my Paint By Number Lens For Adults! I'm an artist and very visual so I loved doing this lens. It's nice to know that someone else has also enjoyed it as much as I did making it.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      This is really VERY well done, with lovely paint by number sets. I like this! :)

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @RetireAt57: Thanks so much for stopping by and commenting! :-)

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @BlogsWriter: Thanks so much for stopping by and commenting! :-)

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @shellys-space: That's one of my favorites as well, but for sentimental reasons. Thanks so much for stopping by and commenting! :-)

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @michalk lm: Everyone has a creative side..you just have to find it. :-) Thanks so much for stopping by and commenting! :-)

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @MelloKnitty LM: The wolf painting is one of my favorites as well. Thanks so much for stopping by and commenting! :-)

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      MelloKnitty LM 4 years ago

      It's hard to believe these are paint by numbers. I especially love the wolf painting.

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      michalk lm 4 years ago

      those are beautiful - I wish I was talented

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      Shelly Sellers 4 years ago from Midwest U.S.A.

      I love the paint by number picture, Night Watch!

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      BlogsWriter 4 years ago

      For people who love painting, this stuff does look fantastic.

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      RetireAt57 4 years ago

      I use to paid by numbers on t-shirts and it was very relaxing. Very nice lens.

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @norma-holt: Thanks so much for Blessing and featuring this lens. I really enjoyed working on it. :-)

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @cmadden: I agree with you... I just can't remember them being so beautiful.

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @KarenHC: It's so very hard in these days to find a quiet day to pursue one's own interest. :-)

      I'm glad you enjoyed them. :-)

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @Phoenix2361: Thanks so much for the compliment. One day I will do a lens on my horses. I still do needlework when I can get myself away from the computer. :-)

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @LouisaDembul: THese have really come a long way since the first ones I ever did. :-)

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      LouisaDembul 4 years ago

      Paint by number kits for adults is a great idea. Haven't done this for many years, now I feel inspired.

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      Phoenix2361 4 years ago

      I used to do paint by numbers when I was younger. I enjoyed them. Nowadays, I prefer needlework. Your horses are lovely, by the way.

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      Karen 4 years ago from U.S.

      These look delightful! I'm especially interested in the bird paint by number kits. What a fun thing to do on a quiet day!

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      cmadden 4 years ago

      Really beautiful kits, much nicer than I remember seeing as a kid!

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      CoolFool83 4 years ago

      Beautiful painting kits!

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      Darcie French 4 years ago from Abbotsford, BC

      I've always loved paint by number kits too - a fun way to learn to be successful painting

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Fantastic Pictures ! when i get to retirement age (which in the UK will be about 90 if the greedy government have their way)

      I will happily paint by numbers if it produces the amazing pictures i see on this lens.

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      Ardyn25 4 years ago

      These are beautiful kits, it makes me want to get one to try. I don't have artistic talent but these would be perfect.

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      JoshuaJDavid 4 years ago

      This is amazing. I was thinking it would be something I could do with the kids but these are just too amazing. One of the most interesting lenses I've seen so far.

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      norma-holt 4 years ago

      Great ideas here for those who would like to paint but have no ideas on art. Featured on Blessed by Skiesgreen 2013. Hugs

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      vwzotteke 4 years ago

      Whow great lens i like it very much maybe i could buy one for my nice

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      webmavern 4 years ago

      Wow these look great I must try one! I really like the Japanese garden ones, thanks for sharing!

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      miaponzo 4 years ago

      Thanks so much for reminding me about these!!!! I LOVE paint by numbers... I guess when I started painting for real.. I didn't think about these again.. my parents used to like doing things like that. :)

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      Elsie Hagley 4 years ago from New Zealand

      Beautiful lens. Blessed.

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      bernie74 lm 4 years ago

      I really like this lens, I think I might ask for one of these for my Birthday! Thanks for sharing.

      Blessed by a Squid ANgel

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      GetAcneFree 4 years ago

      So cool! I didn't even know these existed for adults. Maybe this will turn me into an artist after all :)

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      Lynda Makara 4 years ago from California

      These paint by number kits look a whole lot better than they did when I was a child.

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      igorGriffiths 4 years ago

      Amazing to see how far paint by numbers has progressed from the simple images I colored as a child.

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @anonymous: Well as of late Squidoo has also dominated my free time so I guess it's become my hobby as well. I've been drawing since I was a toddler. Have I improved hard to tell. lol

      I have 3 grown children and 5 grand kids that I know of, so like it or not my kids and grandkids are a major hobby.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I consider Squidoo a hobby. I've always enjoyed drawing. It's very relaxing. Does harrassing my kids count as a hobby?

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      Ataraxia1 4 years ago

      These are really amazing! I think I just might have to try one.

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @ItayaLightbourne: I don't remember them being this nice either, but when I did my first paint by number, all we had was a. B&W TV.... So I guess times have really changed even paint by number kits. :-)

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      Itaya Lightbourne 4 years ago from Topeka, KS

      My goodness but they've come a long way since I was a kid and painted by number! These are stunning. Thanks for bringing back lovely creative memories. Angel Blessings. :)

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @JenwithMisty: Thank you! We used to have 5 horses but now down to three. If I had my way I'd have way more. I've owned horses since I was a teen. Thanks again for visiing my lens.

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      Jen withFlash 4 years ago

      Very nice lens!! Your horses are beautiful!!

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      clkbm 4 years ago

      They are all so beautiful. I am not sure I have the patience for something like this but the end result is amazing.

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      mikes-cool-stuff 4 years ago

      Wow! Paint by numbers have come along way since I was a kid. These paintings look great. I am an artist myself. Also thanks for liking one of my lenses.

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      Maria Burgess 4 years ago from Las Vegas, Nevada

      Ditto what I said up there ^ =) I enjoyed your lens!

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      audrey07 4 years ago

      I actually bought one of these kits to paint. It is almost finished now but I have been pretty lazy lately to complete it. It is fun if you like painting and have the patience for it.

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      Takkhis 4 years ago

      Beautiful paintings you have!

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      WriterJanis2 4 years ago

      You have so many beautiful ideas here. How fun and relaxing.

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      applejacking 4 years ago

      The night watch is cool. great pic to place in my bedroom.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Yes I am an artist too, but I do my work in charcoal and pencil.. nice lens. really liked the chairs by the brook painting.

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @inner1beauty: Inner1beauty, I totally agree with you. For a very reasonable price the ordinary person who wants to try painting can spend hours of time doing a hobby that is fun and rewarding. Thanks for taking the time to comment, so much appreciated!

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      inner1beauty 4 years ago

      I really enjoyed this lens. I don't know what those critics are talking about...these paintings are works of art. It gives people the means (most of the ones I browsed were under $20) and the opportunity to paint who may not have ever wanted to try something like this before.

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      Jo-Jackson 4 years ago

      My hobbies are needlework and writing.

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @trekkieguy: Not really, but they do take some patience. :-)

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      trekkieguy 4 years ago

      These look really interesting. Are they hard to do?

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      WindyWintersHubs 4 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

      It was fun to paint smaller paint by number kits as a child. These would be great for a new hobby. Happy Holidays! Blessed!

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      atomicgirl24 4 years ago

      Wow, I didn't know they still made these paint by numbers kits (these go wayyy back!). That's really cool. As a kid, I used to do a smaller, simpler version they would print in the Sunday comics.

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      @asmond5: What I think it does is it helps to put your mind in a totally different place... a zen moment. :-) About the shipping more then likely. :-)

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      dom-wells 4 years ago

      you seriously put a lot of effort into this article, wow!

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      Winter52 LM 4 years ago

      Wow... this just might teach me how to be patient... and I don't have a hobby right now!

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      moonlitnights 4 years ago

      Wow they sure have changed since I was a kid and getting some water coulour paint by number set....wish I was a kid still.....although my wife says I am still a big kid....:) It is good fun and the kids should just love doing this, they look good....Nice post

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      CommanderNicole 4 years ago

      Seems pretty fun.

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      asmond5 4 years ago

      I have never tried one of these but it looks like fun. I was wondering do they ship these to the Philippines?

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      KarenTBTEN 4 years ago

      Paint by number kits are fun. For me, it's not about art, but bout the pleasure that comes from repetitive focused activity. It's been years since I've done one, but I remember them fondly.