Doodling 101

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 in real time – its called Graphic Recording. But the stigma of doodling as evidence of distraction still exists.

How Many Hearts Does It Take…

How many hearts does it take to make a Valentine? Test your doodle skill, and have some fun counting while you make some one of a kind Valentines this year!

Skeletons & Balloons – A Super Simple Lettering Lesson

In honor of the season, we decided to put together a lettering lesson inspired by skeleton letters. This super simple process is something kids of all ages (even those of us who just refuse to grow up) can do. The best part is, we included video instructions for each letter of the alphabet, so you don’t even have to read!

The Power of Flower Portraits

Art history is filled with a great variety of flower portraits. Get this doodle art flower portrait inspired by Georgia O’keefe’s Single Calla Lily (Red) at Art Kit Factory.

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 scientists in Germany in 2014 found that the act of art creation…

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! Read on to see the work in progress. On…

Love, Love, Love.

We are preparing for Valentine’s Day at Art Kit Factory – and we are all feeling a little mushy about it. So, dear reader, we are sending you a Valentine in advance of February 14th with this free downloadable Doodle Art Bookmark Coloring Page!

Resolve to Keep Happy

Every year, we have a unique opportunity to start off on January 1st with a vision of our better selves, and many of us use this opportunity to make our list of resolutions. I’ve found that picking specific resolutions like “save $10,000” or “go to the gym 5 days a week” or “stop eating ice cream…

How to Create a Word Art Doodle

Creating a word art zen doodle is a whole lot easier than most people imagine. There is very little planning needed. In fact, the less perfect it is, the better.