Benefits of Paint by Numbers

The excellent quality, the variety of pictorial formats and compositions, as well as the possibility to create surreal, fantastic, and unique masterpieces using the paint by numbers kits without having to learn the principles, the wide choice of subjects, make it very popular both among the beginners and the great hobby painters.

benefits of paint by numbers

Painting Allows to Express Yourself

It's not about painting life, it's about making painting live..

Paul Cézanne

Through her paintings, Frida Kahlo was able to literally transform her disability into a work of art, to exalt her real self instead of hiding it, to express, in the same way she lived, that nothing can hinder the inner strength, the freedom of intentions if they are sincere, the beauty outside conventional schemes.

While painting, you are free to express your feelings, emotions and bring on the canvas your thoughts, dreams, hopes, and desires.

Paint by Numbers for Adults

Paint by Numbers for Kids

Besides the adults, another target who really enjoys painting by numbers is the very young generation. paint by numbers kits for kids are created to make young imaginations soar through a realm of color, excitement and innovative creation and keep children entertained for hours.

Not only children would love painting, but these kits also help them develop better concentration, patience and an eye for detail.

Paint by Numbers for Kids

Anti- Stress

If they told you that painting influences our standard of living and our physical and mental health, would you believe it?

One of the main and immediate benefits we derive from painting is undoubtedly its action against stress: emotions are free to express themselves through a preferential channel that does not risk bumping into others or being misunderstood.

Painting as the right therapy

Many psychotherapists have verified the beneficial effects of art in helping patients with psychological problems because art in all its expressions fees the subjectivity of the person. Thus, one can resort to the art of painting by numbers to resolve conflicts, communication problems, difficulties in expression and many other psychological aspects.

Paint by Numbers as Therapy

It improves our motor skills

Like when playing a musical instrument, even with the painting by numbers canvas we learn how to adjust the movements of the hand when we handle a brush or pencil and develop brain connections related to this ability. In adults, painting helps improve up-motor skills.

Paint by Numbers DIY Painting

It increases concentration and brain movements

Dedicating oneself to painting requires concentration. Painting is a meticulous job that allows you to forget the environment and to let go, letting time pass without realizing it.

With the painting, both the hemispheres of the brain are stimulated, right and left. The left hemisphere has to do with the logical and rational aspect, while the right one is connected to creativity and emotions. It is about freeing the imagination and letting it fly so that even the most profound thoughts can breathe.

Paint By Numbers Kits

Emotional Intelligence

“The true painter is one who is able to paint extraordinary scenes in the middle of an empty desert....”

Salvador Dalí

Emotions are a very important part of creativity. With painting by numbers kits, it is possible to let emotions flow and experience happiness, love, empathy and inner peace. The feeling of relaxation that is achieved with paint helps to achieve a harmonious balance between the mind and the heart.

Paint by numbers vintage kits

Apart from the thrill of creating your own works of art, another fascination with paint by number is the possibility to paint big vintage masterpieces just by following the numbers.

From ballerinas and the Eiffel Tower, to tug boats and poppies, you'll have your choice among a huge inventory of different paint by numbers vintage kits.

Vintage Paint by Numbers Kit

Paint by numbers landscapes

You can capture the serenity of a lake scene or the beauty of pine on the shore, the freedom of a small chirping bird on a tree branch, spend a beautiful afternoon in Tuscany or enchanted by looking at the beauty of a street in Paris.

It's easy to unleash your creativity with fun, beautiful paint by numbers kits and create beautiful landscapes to use as home decorations

Paint by Numbers Landscape

How to Paint by numbers 

It’s easy and accessible to everybody: All you have to do is to paint one color at a time inside the lines and also paint outside the lines, starting from the largest area to the smallest. This technique will help you prevent any accidental smudging. Little by little, you’ll learn a technique

Another tip is to start with darkest to light colors or the other way around. This helps you to gain a deeper understanding of the composition, shapes, and shades of colors, color toning and how they affect one another.

Conclusion

Even though you are being guided by the numbers, the canvas numbers are guiding you in a relaxing and non-conformist way.

There’s room to express yourself, there’s a way to use your brain and a strong feeling of accomplishment at the end.

It all depends on you and your vision. You don't have to be afraid to experiment and find your own style.

3 comments

  • I’m quite stunned to read these benefits of paint by numbers art. Till now I was doing this activity just for fun but now I’ve found the proper justification of doing so.

    Brenda Cohen
  • Sounds great. This is surely a must try activity. Thanks.

    Susan Flynn
  • Really motivating & inspirational. I’m gonna give it a try.

    Anna Jones

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