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Adult Coloring Organization & Ergonomic Solutions

If you plan to stick with this coloring hobby, you are probably ready for the next step. You’ll want some additional products to make coloring …

Stop everything and go buy yourself a coloring book

I always get SO excited when I go to a restaurant where the tables are lined with butcher paper and crayons are readily available. I get equally …

13 Ways You Can Make Coloring Books A Part Of Your Adult Life (NSFW)

<i>Note: Some of these coloring books are especially adult. You have been warned.</i><p>Coloring is not just for kids. We've established that. The act of coloring "incorporates the areas of the cerebral cortex involved in vision and fine motor skills," psychologist Gloria Martínez Ayala explained to …

Meet The Woman Who Sold A Million Copies Of Her Coloring Books For Adults

Johanna Basford's first adult coloring book, Secret Garden, was translated into 14 languages, outselling the most popular cookbook in Paris. “I think everyone has a creative spark; they just need the opportunity to let it flourish,” she told BuzzFeed News.<p>"Sometimes the most valuable thing you can …

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Trendy but calming: Adult coloring books selling like crazy

NEW YORK — Adult coloring books are giving Harper Lee a run for the money on best-seller lists this summer.<p>Dover Publications has sold more than 3 …

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An Extremely Detailed Coloring Book for Architecture Lovers

Aerial view of a German city—Image via Inhabitat<p>The Internet recently lit up with talk of "<b>coloring books for adults</b>," particularly the fact that two such titles by a Scottish illustrator are currently at the top of Amazon's bestsellers list in the U.S. It may be that they allow grown-ups to …

Print This Coloring Book Page To De-Stress Instantly

This holiday season, color your way out of stress.<p>The holidays, as you might know by now, can be an especially stressful time. But before you give in to a particularly difficult family member or curse a failed turkey dinner, there is some good news about this year's holiday stress: You can color …

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All The Essentials For The Adult Coloring Aficionado

'Tis the season ... to color.<p>There's only one absolute must-have for holiday shoppers this winter, whether it's a present for a lucky person on your gift list or a soothing indulgence to get you through a stressful season. Yes: coloring supplies.<p>Coloring, any HuffPost Arts reader knows, isn't just …

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Adult Coloring Books For The Stressed Family Member In Your Life

The perfect holiday distraction? A coloring book.<p>Imagine you're arguing with your uncle, again, over who knows more about the upcoming election. Or a fight breaks out between your brother and mother, again, because a certain child refuses to answer his parent's phone calls. Instead of hammering …

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Adults are coloring again, and sales of coloring books for grownups soar

Inside a North Side play gym, the scene was one of quiet bliss.<p>Women sat at a long table, quietly coloring in pictures in coloring books. It could have been kindergarten, only the paper cups with pictures of Elsa and Anna from "Frozen" were filled with wine.<p>"Wine and coloring — you can't beat …

7 Reasons Adult Coloring Books Are Great for Your Mental, Emotional and Intellectual Health

There are many times when I suggest adult coloring books to patients, and they look at me like perhaps we should be switching seats. However, time and again, they come back to me and tell me how beneficial they find them to be. Many psychologists and therapists "prescribe" these to patients for …

Adult Coloring Books Going Mainstream (At Least Some of Them)

Looking for a unique gift this holiday season? How about a sophisticated coloring book for the man or woman in your life? Crayola, in partnership with the creative media company Brit + Co, just introduced its first artist-contributed coloring book for grown-ups.<p>“Coloring is a classic, creative …

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Adult Coloring Book Combined with Journaling Offers Multiple Forms of Relief in One Notebook

Over the past year, we've admired many coloring books for adults. Their relaxing qualities make them an ideal way to unwind from the stresses of daily life. The makers of the ColoringNotebook have taken this idea a step further by joining the joy of coloring with notebook paper. This dynamic …

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Coloring books are suddenly catching on with adults

There are Facebook pages devoted to adult colorers. There are coloring clubs. People who motivate themselves to pay off debt by coloring. Game of Thrones is making a coloring book.<p>What this means: Coloring is now a normal adult activity.<p>Thanks largely to a recent wave of publicity over the release …

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Coloring books for adults: we asked therapists for their opinions

Debra Dettone, a 52-year-old preschool teacher who lives in Harrison, Ohio, was having some anxiety over her job recently. Her doctor was concerned about her blood pressure. This week, she went back and got some good news: an improved reading of 120/84.<p>Colouring books for adults top Amazon …

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This Coloring Book Could Replace Your Weekly Yoga Classes

We’re all over adult coloring books — we simply adore Johanna Basford’s <i>Secret Garden</i>, and the gals behind <i>Escape Artists</i> make us want to break out the colored pencils on the reg. Now there’s a new one that gets right to the point. The aptly named <i>Color Me Calm: 100 Coloring Templates for Meditation</i> …

Why Adults Are Buying Coloring Books (for Themselves)

In 2011, the British publishing house Laurence King asked Johanna Basford, a Scottish artist and commercial illustrator specializing in hand-drawn black-and-white patterns for wine labels and perfume vials, to draw a children’s coloring book. Basford suggested instead that she draw one for adults. …

Anti-Stress Coloring Book Offers Fun Creative Therapy for Adults

Coloring books geared towards adults are a fun way for people to unwind from the stresses of everyday life. Grown ups can step away from their computer screens and simply focus on coloring inside the lines, which is often seen as a meditative and relaxing experience. The newly-released <i>Creative</i> …

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Thought Bubble: Adult Colouring-In Books

Many consumers have fond memories of colouring-in as a child, however the recent surge in colouring books for adults in the market could see this …

The Therapeutic Science Of Adult Coloring Books

Coloring used to be reserved for children and the occasional adult who got to babysit them, but recently, the activity has found a different …

Coloring Book Geared Towards Art-Loving Adults Might Be The Best Thing We've Ever Seen

What if we told you a bunch of noteworthy artists like Shepard Fairey, Steven Harrington, Ryan McGinness and the ghost of Keith Haring all got together to make a coloring book geared towards adults? Would you believe us?<p>This is, in a nut shell, what happened to make <i>Outside the Lines</i> -- a feat of …

8 Amazing Coloring Books For Adults to Challenge the Artist in You

Coloring books had a bad rap when many of us were in grade school. Art teachers especially disliked them because they "stifled" creativity. Our parents, however, rather liked them -- they provided quiet time when mom wanted a nap or a great back-seat activity on long car trips. We just saw them as …

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Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - in pictures

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of this year’s international astronomy photography competition. The observatory’s annual free exhibition, which opened on Thursday, showcases these dazzling images of the sky, ranging from within our solar system to far into deep space. …