Doodling 101

Doodling 101

Doodling 101 or 5 Reasons Doodling Should be Taught in School In the last 10 years, doodling has become the coolest tool for idea generation and information processing in the new economy. Companies even hire professional visual note takers to document board meetings...
How Many Hearts Does It Take…

How Many Hearts Does It Take…

Esther Howland, the Mother of the American Valentine, brought the first affordable commercial valentines to the United States. Ester started her valentine card making business at 19 years old in 1847. In her first year, Ester sold $5,000 worth of valentines....
The Power of Flower Portraits

The Power of Flower Portraits

Art history is filled with a great variety of flower portraits. I’m always amazed at how powerfully expressive these seemingly gentle entities can become when translated by an artist. Georgia O’Keefe is most famous for her flower portraits specifically because they...
This is Your Brain on Art

This is Your Brain on Art

Recent studies are showing how new physical connections occur in our brains when we create something. These are the same connections that make us better able to solve complex problems, come up with novel ideas and boost our emotional health. A study conducted by...
All You Need Is Love…

All You Need Is Love…

First I have to tell you that we are having a special Promotion at Art Kit Factory! Free shipping on orders over $30. Use the promocode: VALENTINE We’ve also just created a special Valentine Doodle package for just $12. It comes with an original art Valentine!...