Art: Sketchbook Skool teacher Jean-Christophe Defline

If you’re looking for #TuesdayMotivation to draw, how about this: sketching equals stress relief. As this article from Alive shows, drawing activates the relaxation response–your body’s antidote to the stress response. In this state, your blood pressure and heart rate decrease. Additionally, when you’re drawing, you’re in the present moment, not worrying about the future or the past.

There are many other ways drawing erases stress, and our favorite is that it’s fun. Find out more, and even take a free Sketchbook Skool art klass, here.

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