Welcome!

Easy fun painting instructions done step by step! Great for beginners and Paint-Night lovers! Enjoyed by many all over the world!

  • Paint Night at home membership

    Have you and or your family painting, having fun and experience the joy of painting instantly!

  • Discover your inner artist membership

    Take you from dabbling in paint to finding your flow and creating with confidence and joy!

  • Online step by step videos and courses

    Not ready to join the membership, I also offer individual step by step classes and courses!

Welcome to my online school! Here you will find easy step by step painting instruction videos! You can either purchase individual courses, bundles or join a membership. These sessions are enjoyed by adults, kids, families, friends and are really great for date nights or any group! Making art is a great way to disconnect and 'go away' without leaving. It is great to distract you from 'real life' and it is FUN! It is relaxing, some people say they paint rather than meditate!

Hi! I'm Freda

the owner and founder of Zealous Art

Thousands of people have painted with me over the last few years at my studio and at group painting events. Now they join me online and in their own homes! I love seeing the joy and excitement painting brings. People of all skill levels join to have fun and paint along. I am so excited for you to join in the fun!
Freda Lombard

Testimonials

What others are saying ...

“You are easy to follow, simple step by step. I love that you say no judgment just paint and that you remind us to breathe. 😂🎨 your painting classes are very calming! ”

Lindsay Tattrie

“Painting with Freda is so relaxing and fun! Her friendly personality and step by step directions have you painting like a pro before you know it. My confidence in painting has increased tremendously since starting with her free paint nights and joining her paint club. It's well worth the money! And, don't forget to breathe!! Thanks Freda!”

Jenn Russel

“A patient and conscientious instructor who knows her medium well: she listens to those participating in her lessons, provides clear feedback and suggestions, and is a joy to listen to. I’ve already learned a lot from the paint sessions I’ve done.”

Angela McCabe

“I recommend this online class because it is not fine arts but it’s fine art I enjoy it very much and it goes step-by-step you learn how to paint in a way that actually makes sense”

Jane Smith

Start painting today

Sign up for individual classes and courses here To learn more about Membership that includes all these fabulous classes scroll down

Included in the Paint Night Membership

Gently guiding you step by step to do fun easy paintings.

  • Step by step paintings video subscription

    Instant access to close to 100 (and growing) step by step painting videos you can do at your own pace at any time. No less than 3 new paintings added every month.

  • Facebook live sessions

    Instant access to previously recorded Facebook live sessions that are no longer available on Facebook! (These are a favourite!!)

Included in the Discover your inner artist membership

Taking you from dabbling in paint to finding your flow and creating with confidence and joy!

  • Paint Night membership

    Includes all the classes and features from the Family Paint Night membership

  • Live Zoom Classes

    Monthly Live Zoom classes with Freda and fellow members

  • Courses

    Paint your Pet's portrait course. Palette knife course, art challenges and much more

Let's get started!

Easy, fast start, simple instructions. No fancy 'art talk'.

Easy step by step paintings that is great for beginners that can be done at home and at your own pace! Do it alone or invite a few friends for a paint night. I also encourage you to make the painting your own by sharing many ideas and it is amazing what people create with these simple fun basic instructions! All you need is a canvas (rock, stretched canvas, paper) a few colours of paint and a few brushes!

Art Supplies

Keep it simple

(find the rainbow forest here )


Keep it simple! Remember we are going for expression rather than perfection! 


Acrylic paint – student grade is perfect. Craft paints are great too! Bring all your favourite colours! 

3-4 different size brushes.  In most of my paintings I use a size 4/5 small round, a medium size 5/6 Filbert and a 1 inch Flat synthetic hair brushes.  


Canvasses or mixed media paper - some people paint on rocks, saw blades and even furniture! 

Water to clean brushes


Paper towels / paint cloth, a rag


Paint palette (paper plate will work)


Use what you have! improvise Get creative.


Remember this is fun art not fine art!

Make the painting your own, change up the colours, ad other elements! Have fun with it! Let your inner artist come out to play! 

Find supply suggestions here


~freda