Art: Penelope Dullaghan

We know that making art can make people happy–science has proven it, and we prove it all the time in the non-scientific lab that is Sketchbook Skool. Every now and then we hear a story that goes beyond everyday happiness and proves that making art can change lives. That was the case with Sketchbook Skool student Lisa-Marie Prince, who shared this story with us:

When I started my first Sketchbook Skool kourse, I wrote in my description profile that one of my dreams was to become a graphic designer, even though I thought that was foolish, and it was too late for me. Even after earning a graduate degree in fine arts, I felt I hadn’t received the proper education to work in a creative field.

But Sketchbook Skool helped me to unlock my creativity and my willingness. It gave me practice and experience. I liked sharing my sketches with others, and I enjoyed seeing the work of the other students just as much. Sharing our work was a big motivation for me, and it reminded me that we are all works in progress.

After taking three kourses, I decided to register in an intensive graphic design program. I will complete it this December. I can honestly say that Sketchbook Skool helped me to fulfill a big dream of mine.

Now I feel I don’t have limits anymore—I only have the pleasure of learning and trying new things. I can’t wait to register for Expressing and Creative Lettering. I thank everyone at Sketchbook Skool for all their hard work. It gives much more than you think!

Has Sketchbook Skool changed your life? Tell us your story here.

Want to change your life, or just change your day and be happier? Check out our klasses here.

Filed under categories: Community, Inspiration