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7 Beautiful Literary Coloring Books for Grownups

Coloring books aren’t just for kids anymore (take a look at our coloring book party guide if you don’t believe us!). And if you still need convincing that grownups can color too, check out these literary coloring books. Note: we are definitely not suggesting that students should break out the Crayolas in lieu of reading the classics. But we are suggesting bribing your favorite English teacher or librarian with them. Wuthering Heights: A Coloring Classic I’ll admit, I’ve never been a huge fan of Wuthering Heights. But I do like the rich details and swooping lines of these expressive illustrations. [...]

2017-01-12T22:13:31-07:00January 12th, 2017|Tags: , |

8 Amazing Coloring Books for Grownups

This won’t be a surprise to anyone who’s plunked down next to a kid to help them color: studies have shown that coloring is linked to lowered stress levels in adults. According to psychologist Gloria Martínez Ayala, coloring combines the logic of filling in shapes and the creativity of mixing and matching colors, thus lowering the activity of the amygdala, which processes (among other things) stress and emotional reactions. Plus, it’s just plain fun. In the spirit of scientific advancement, here are some beautiful and challenging coloring books designed for grownups to flex their creative muscles. Combine these with a [...]

2016-12-31T17:58:31-07:00November 3rd, 2014|Tags: , |
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