Adult colouring books have become quite a new craze. They are a way to bring PLAY back into our lives and also help one be centered and in the moment helping adults to slow down.
Just 5 minutes of slowing your breathing down and colouring in can achieve a huge amount of relaxation.
As adults we often forget how to play and play can actually open up the creative right side of our brain.
Johanna Basford has sold over 1 million copies of her Secret Garden. Following is a video of her work
Lunar Botanica - Pencil to Print from Johanna Basford on Vimeo.
Wendy Hollander a botanical artist uses Faber-Castell Polychromos Colouring Pencils and they are the ones I have chosen to PLAY with . Oh if only owning the beautiful set of colouring in pens enabled one to be an artist.
“A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men.” - Roald Dahl