October 10, 2020

Learn to Paint

When we think of overall wellness, staying fit physically is important along with having a mind that functions well. It relates to the development of the left brain and hence promotes creative growth.

When we think of overall wellness, staying fit physically is important along with having a mind that functions well. It relates to the development of the left brain and hence promotes creative growth. For keeping a sharp mind, it is important to have a creative outlet, such as painting. It not only involves various aspects related to coordination and motor skills, it also enhances observational skills and the ability to focus. It sharpens the brain through conceptualization and visualization of the artwork to be created.

There are numerous health benefits of painting. It is a great way to express emotions and find stress relief. It stimulates the mind, helps in problem solving and improves motor skills. It fosters emotional growth and creates a positive feeling by having done something creative. The article, ‘6 Health Benefits of Painting’ gives details about how painting can be a very beneficial activity.

People who don’t have much experience in painting sometimes feel a little apprehensive. The ”Learn to Paint’ art lessons are designed to give you step by step instruction and help you gain self-confidence as you create your own paintings.

The important thing is to view these lessons as a relaxing way to engage in a fun activity. The process of painting is a meditative experience. Use this activity as a way to engage in having some ‘me time’ to reduce stress and have fun at the same time.

Now you have a great opportunity of learning to paint. Click on the YOuTube links below to go to a recorded YouTube video for a painting lesson.

Paint Sunflowers

Paint Dahlia flowers

Paint Cherry Blossoms

Paint Corn Flowers

Paint Spring Flowers

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Putting Down Roots

Featuring artwork by Melanie Craig-Hansford, Helga Lobb, Fabiola Martinez, and Indu Varma.

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Highlights of 2021

Despite Covid-19 induced pandemic, the past year has been a good one in many respects. Having a studio, a space of my own to create art, exhibiting my work, people appreciating and buying my work have been some of the blessings of this year. Looking back on this year, it is clear that it was a fabulous year, a year in which I made progress on many fronts. I improved my skills in ceramics and painting. I created art non-stop because people loved what I was creating, particularly the art mugs and asked for them.

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