Sketching, drawing and painting are great way to occupy yourself creatively. This helps in busting stress effectively. Moreover, the piece of art that you create, can be gifted to your friends and loved ones. While they admire your creative art, you will also find a new source of happiness in sharing your art with others. There are various self help books on drawing and painting. You can visit Amazon.com to buy online or simply check with your neighborhood book store. Also there are enough free resources on internet to teach you this art.