Drawing as a Way to Try to Feel Better

Bristol Sketchbook pad

The past few days I've been dealing with a bad migraine again so most of my sketching/drawing has been doodles of various kinds. I find it helps a little bit trying to draw, but I'm usually not up to starting or working on an actual drawing then. I tend to turn more to drawing rather than to painting then. 

As relaxing as painting can be, and I do enjoy it it also involves dragging out paints etc plus cleaning up after one is done painting. When I get migraines they're bad enough that I don't want to bother with the paints. It is much easier to just grab a pen or pencil and any of my sketchbooks.

What about you? Do you feel being creative helps you when you're not feeling well?

Enjoy your day!

Gunilla Wachtel
Dynamic animal drawings that deepen and strengthen your connection to animals.
Artist. Animal lover. Swedish-American.
Kanweienea Kreations

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