Did you know that making art can make you smarter, happier, and more focused? It’s true: not only does playing with clay or doodling pictures of your dog result in some incredible artwork, the act of making can improve your life in several ways. From boosting the brain to mending your mood, you’ll be surprised what art can add to your human experience.
Art is what drive us at Art.com, after all, and we’re passionate about sharing it with the world. We love this article from Business Insider detailing the importance of creating artwork. It touches on all the important parts about the creative process: reducing stress, improving memory, and more. Their research into the mental processes and resulting improvements on the brain when creating art — even if you’re a beginner — has us inspired to pick up the paintbrush this weekend. Check out the article to learn more about why you should grab a sketchbook and start creating.