Studies show that using your hands to create increases brain power and calms the mind.
<p>All you need is pencil and paper to get started! Drawing basics will remove your fear of the blank page, no experience required. Move on to Color Techniques for Drawing to complete your works of art. You'll also learn how to apply your drawings to things like pillows and iphone cases. Drawing the Every Day Everyday will then show you how to make your newly acquired skill a daily habit, and how to bring it to the computer. </p>
<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Take your drawing skills to the next level and learn to tell stories with them. Developing strong characters is the key to creating a compelling narrative, and in 'Illustrating Characters and the Stories They Tell' you'll learn how. Mary Jane Begin is an award-winning artist who's client roster includes Hasbro (she's illustrated 'My Little Pony'), Celestial Seasonings, Mead Johnson and Disney. She's also the author of several best selling Children's books and teaches at the Rhode Island School of Design. </span></p>