10 Creative Colouring Books For Adults I Want Right Now
This month I was very excited to receive a free art therapy colouring book with a magazine and got the pencils out immediately! The designs are very intricate, some I like more than others but after spending a quiet afternoon and evening colouring in, without the TV, I was so relaxed.
My mind was racing like it usually is and I came to the conclusion that the focus really helped me relax! So then began my search for other colouring books which would be more suitable to my pastel, whimsical preferences.
I will show you the freebie first though! The cover is great right?!
Some of the designs were already started, as an example I can only guess.
I don't really like the bold background colours used, I think I would prefer to add the colour myself but I think that depends on who the author is and the publishers etc.
I'm still working on the lion but I do really like it so far.
The pencils pictured are watercolour pencils:
The Colouring Books On My Wishlist:
A friend of mine purchased the mindfulness colouring book and said that people gave her a wide berth when she was colouring on the train, so if you want some peace and quiet that's a perfect idea. :p
I love all the whimsical designs in all of these books and the mindfulness book seems to have a lot more free flowing patterns instead of intricate designs.
I'm not a huge fan of black drawings, I think if the drawings were done in a grey or lighter shade then you could use coloured pens and go over the designs, that in itself is another form of focus. I might even prefer slightly less intricate designs.
The top two books I want are Secret Garden and Bollywood (I love paisley patterns) and if I got through those two I'd be doing well right?!
Colouring For Mindfulness Series:
7. The mindfulness colouring book also available through
Urban Outfitters (where the images came from). Amazon/Wordery.
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I've seen many people using coloured pens with their books, markers and some even using kids crayons.
What would you choose? What do you use?
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