Ever found yourself “painted into a corner” when searching for new puns? You’ll never have to worry about that again, we are here to help! We’ve discovered some of the best paint puns out there, so whether you’re a professional decorator or a budding artist, we’ve got you covered!
Best Paint Puns
1 I knew an artist once, who was convicted of false murder charges. He was well and truly framed.
2 Did you hear about the tiger who was a professional artist? His specialty was paw-traits.
3 My friend is a painter, and she’s just gone through a rather messy breakup. Luckily, she just brushed it off.
4 Did you know that Da Vinci once drew a very unhappy picture? It’s known as the Moaning Lisa.
5 There was an accident at sea recently – two boats carrying red paint and blue paint collided. The entire crew was marooned.
6 If you don’t like someone’s artwork, you just have to keep telling them. Eventually they will get the picture.
7 I once knew an artist who was bald. He started painting rabbits on his head, hoping that they’d look like hares.
8 Artists cope fine in the winter. Whenever they get cold, they just put on another coat.
9 There are rumors that Kurt Cobain once tried taking up painting. His most famous song was almost called Smells Like White Spirit.
10 Van Gogh was also interested in music. He stuck with painting though, as he didn’t have the ear for music.
11 I recently had some decorating done, and was surprised that they hadn’t charged me for the paint. When I asked why, the foreman replied that it’s on the house.
12 My friend bought a beautiful painting of some flowers in a pond, then her cat scratched it. Now she’s left with a clawed Monet.
13 I recently painted half my face like a clown, and went for a drive. I don’t think anyone saw the funny side.
14 My friend told me I was painting my eyebrows on too high. I went to check the mirror, and I did look surprised.
15 I once asked an artist how they managed to make their paintings of fish look so realistic. They replied that they’re painted to scale.
16 My friend once did so many drugs that they said they could actually taste colors. I asked them what it tasted like; they replied “Paint.”
17 At an art gallery, I spotted a painting of a bowl with some milk and some food inside. It was surreal.
18 An artist ran past my window very fast once. Apparently it was because his paint was running.
19 My partner told me she was going to paint our bedroom white. When I got home it was red! Turns out it was all a rouge.
20 Did you hear about the snail who painted an S on his car? Apparently he wanted people to exclaim, “Look at that S car go!”
21 These puns about artwork are an absolute paint to come up with.
22 My wife was taking ages to finish painting our bedroom. I told her, if you don’t finish the decorating, you’re in for a world of paint!
23 Have you ever seen two artist cowboys having a dual? All they say is “Draw…”
24 I dated an artist once. They said I made their art grow fonder.
25 My friend tried to get into painting, but it went in fits and arts.
26 The thought of having nothing to mix up my paints on is just too unpalette-able for words.
27 I bought a painting of some fruit the other day. It really is a beautiful peach of artwork.
28 I paint fire engines, and I once dropped an entire can of paint all over me. I had to go visit the optician because I was seeing red.
29 My friend was entering a competition to paint Star Wars characters. I wished him luck by saying “Grey the force be with you.”
30 I have a friend who is an artist, and they have recently climbed the highest mountain in the world. They were inspired by the song “Paint no mountain high enough.”
31 I’m obsessed with painting peas in little cages. What can I say; I’m a trapped peas artist.
32 My friend was painting a picture of a bird, but gave up after the head, torso and legs. I finished it off, but I really was just winging it.
33 I got paint all over my pet snake once. I had to use Serpentine to get it off.
34 My artist friend once got confused and painted a woman with cheese instead of paint. You could say he Double Gloucester.
35 I had a show at a gallery recently, and was thrilled when someone bought one of my paintings. I was delighted, until they said it was bigger, so would cover more holes in their wall.
36 What’s blue and smells like yellow paint? Blue paint.
37 My friend owns a farm, and was very excited recently to discover that one of their animals paints pictures. They have named it Vincent Van Goat.
38 This same friend found out that their pig also paints, so named it Pablo Pigcasso.
39 Mythical creatures are great artists. Their specialty is elf portraits.
40 I was decorating my room with my sister for a while, then I realized she didn’t make a very good brush so I switched to a roller.
41 There’s a gallery in Canada that is filled with paintings made by deer. It’s called the art moose-eum, obviously.
42 I met a couple on a walk, who were painting fallen trees. I asked them why, and they said their counsellor had told them to have more dye a log.
43 Did you hear about the painting that got arrested? It was totally framed.
44 I had a go at painting the sky once. It wasn’t that good; in fact I blue it completely.
45 I asked my artist uncle what he loved so much about painting. He shrugged and said he was just drawn to it.
46 Paints often get into arguments. One or other of them always uses the wrong tone.
47 I wondered why everyone always paints Easter eggs, then I realized how much harder it is to wallpaper them.
Paint puns can be really funny, as you can see. If nothing else, it beats sitting around being bored while you wait for paint (whether it’s purple or green) to dry!