Adult coloring books have been a trend for over a year now I have been using coloring as a stress reliever and for general escapism from everyday life. Coloring also seems to have the unintended benefit of helping my concentration and breaking my writer’s blocks. It is a wonderful way to alleviate boredom in a creative, productive way.
However, if you are like me, you haven’t colored in 20 – or more! – years. And you realize that when you start coloring again, crayons and kids’ cartoon coloring books just don’t cut it.
BUT WAIT….HOW DID THIS COLORING THING START??
The essential difference between a child’s coloring book and those for adults is that the artwork itself is sophisticated – you won’t be coloring a car from a cartoon movie, a bunny or a fairy princess. Continue reading “ADULT COLORING – WHY?”