Sunday, April 12, 2015

Coloring Books Make a Comeback -- for Adults

Grown-Ups Get Out Their Crayons.  (The New York Times, 3/29/2015)

Or just to get together to drink and have some fun, as a number of women from The Usual Suspects did the other evening.
Part of the apparent appeal is the tactile, interactive nature of the books, which offer respite to the screen-weary. “People are really excited to do something analog and creative, at a time when we’re all so overwhelmed by screens and the Internet,” she said. “And coloring is not as scary as a blank sheet of paper or canvas. It’s a great way to de-stress.”
And here's a sample of their work.

A follow-up session has been scheduled in May.

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