Painting Has a Lot Of Health Benefits!
It’s no secret that we at Pinot’s Palette adore all things creative and artistic. Making art is such a therapeutic and wonderful thing, and it’s not just for those who consider themselves “Artists.”
It’s scientifically established making art and engaging in other creative activities is beneficial to our mental health.
We LOVE art to de-stress us after a long day to being utilized for ‘Art Therapy’ in children with learning impairments, behavioral disorders, and those suffering from a brain injury or even Alzheimer’s (among MANY other things).
You can paint alongside a teacher from the comfort and safety of your own home, surrounded by loved ones! We are now open and offering both in-studio and internet events. We hope you’ll all join us in some of our virtual sessions. If you can start at the exact time the link you’ll receive will lead you to a video of the class already being filmed.
We also have ‘Paint From Home Kits. This allows you to pick up all of the materials at a #ContactFree location and paint with them at home! For $35, we offer kits that include a video tutorial, and for $18. We have kits that include a small canvas and written, self-guided instructions. They’re a lot of fun and simple to follow.
Painting Benefits the Brain and Mental Health in a Variety of Ways:
1. Encourages emotional development
For many painters, releasing feelings through art is a beneficial experience. An artist can assess and comprehend aspects that contribute to varied moods as they express their feelings via their work. However, Experimenting with numerous painting styles might help an artist better grasp what makes them feel happy, sad, love, or angry. Through abstract emotional expression, painting is frequently used as a kind of therapy.
2. Promotes the development of creativity
Painting comes more naturally to artistic, right-brain persons, but it may also encourage and nurture the creative growth of more analytical left-brainers. However, Creative growth is facilitate practicing and learning creative talents at your speed.
3. Improves problem-solving abilities and motor skills
When an artist paints, they use critical thinking abilities to think creatively about how to bring numerous solutions to life. What an artist envisions during the process may change due to color constraints or unforeseen consequences that occur during artistic execution. Therefore, Finding the answer aids in the development of critical problem-solving abilities. A painter’s ability to think outside the box becomes second nature.
Handling a paintbrush, for example, increases hand and finger movement. A painter’s fine motor skills aid in the creation of mental shortcuts that the brain uses in everyday life.
4. Helps to relieve stress
Stress or high anxiety is associated with mental health concerns. Finding an emotional release, such as painting, allows a person’s mind to relax and let go of all the issues that lead to a high level of stress.
People who paint something lovely stimulate their creative minds while also easing mental stress. A reduced amount of stress contributes to a happier, healthier lifestyle as well as improved mental health.
5. Stabilizers Memory
Painting improves memory and sharpens the mind through conceptual vision and implementation. People who engage in creative activities such as writing, painting, and sketching have a lower risk of having memory loss diseases as they age.
6. Encourages a positive outlook
Painting creates a relaxed, open environment in which artists can express their creativity while also encouraging a more positive outlook on life. However, The satisfaction of making visually appealing artwork that others like provides the painter a sense of pleasure and joy in their job, which promotes self-esteem and motivates people to improve their skills.
Painting may assist people of all ages to develop robust mental health, and it’s never too late to start a new pastime. Painting can aid in the creation of new ideas.