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Benefits of Painting  

There are a number of creative and constructive ways to spend your time. One of that is through painting. Painting is an inexpensive way to spend your time that also allows you to discover what kind of creative artist you are. Painting can be there for purely artistic purposes or you can use it to help you make a space look extra glam by painting it. You can also use many different media to express yourself through paint.  

Benefits of Painting

You can paint in a canvass, on a wall, on a pastry decor or a cake. You can even go wild using your own house exterior if it strikes your fancy. Painting does good for the soul just as good for people who loves to dance or sing. In this article, you will learn some of the benefits of painting to your mind and body. Provided that you are not allergic to any type of paint and you know how to take the necessary precaution to avoid compromising your health.  

PAINTING THERAPY 

Paint has always is a good way for a therapy. It allows the body to express and it also relaxes the body allowing the mind to rest from the stresses that bombards it everyday. Painting allows an individual to enter into a world where one can lose themselves in the reality of their painting or create new worlds through that medium. 

COMMUNICATION THROUGH COLORS  

Not all communication happen verbally, and there is a wide range of non verbal communication, you can choose from. Painting is one thing that helps you give voice to things otherwise you cannot say. Playing with colors allow for you to broadcast a message without even trying to utter a single word.  

EMOTIONAL EXPRESSION  

In connection with the second point, there is an emotional expression through painting. Even as simple as painting a room a certain color can still give that a message. Painting is not limited to creating pictures by mixing colors but rather mixing colors to elicit an emotion. You can either highlight angst or calm down a busy mind through using the right color to bring that out.  

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT  

So far, you may have noticed that there is a kind of release through painting. You can express and communicate what bugs your mind. You can shut down the racing thoughts and allow it to rest when you spend your time painting something. It doesn’t even have to be Van Gogh level but rather just you. It helps you deal with whatever you are struggling with allowing you a reprieve.  

FUN EXPERIENCE 

You can be messy or you can be anal retentive with your paint job and it will still bring a little bit of who you are. It will still be art. There isn’t much you can do to commit mistakes in painting. You can either paint over it or work through with it and make it look like its planned all along. It is a forgiving activity that allows you room to be who you are without condemnation.