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Three benefits of making your art

Posted on August - 10 - 2017

Art is a comprehensive term that encompasses many disciplines in a very general concept. Its connotation is related to creativity, beauty and nice thing to look at. The human urge to produce has accompanied him for as long as history started to be recorded, it even preceded the written language. Lately, there has due to resulting from various scientific studies; there has been a hype and disclosure of how engaging in art-making of any kind is very beneficial for people’s lives and development.

In Scoop Art we think that producing your art is one of the best decisions you can make for yourself. Here are three reasons why you should take the pen next to you and start doodling.

It’s beneficial for your brain

Recent studies conducted have brought to light the cognitive benefits of producing art. Making art or engaging in any artists production stimulates the left side of the brain and aids in the connectivity between the right and left. It also promotes dexterity coordination, powers of observation and problem solving.

It reduces stress 

While studying the hormone production levels of people making art for more time, studies show that people’s level of cortisol, which is associated with stress. Also, it’s observed that making art when someone is experiencing high levels of sadness distracts the mind and promotes positive emotions.

It makes you pay attention! 

Some scientists believe that while people are listening to a boring subject and doodling at the same time, they tend to remember better what they listen to. Also, concentrating while making art improves the levels of observation overall.

There are countless benefits of producing art, and it doesn’t matter if it’s “good” art or “bad” art, art should be made just for the sake of making it. It improves people’s lives, and in Scoop Art we encourage you to take some time for yourself and start sketching.

By: Gabriela Martinez de la Hoz