Adult coloring books have been best-sellers in countries in Europe and now the trend is spreading to the United States. According to the Huffington Post, coloring can relieve stress. Not only does it remind us of a simpler time, our childhood, the person coloring focuses on the activity and forgets their worries.
Of the most notable adult coloring books is Johanna Basford’s “Secret Garden” that has sold over a million copies online and has been translated into 14 languages.
Here are some other titles if you’re interested in exploring you inner child and calming your nerves.
“Outside the Lines” by Souris Hong-Porretta
“Thrill Murray” by Mike Coley
“Lowrider Coloring Book” by Oscar Nilsson
“Color Me Drunk: A Drinking and Drawing Activity Book” by Potter Style
“Coloring for Grown-Ups: The Adult Activity Book” by Ryan Hunter, Taige Jensen
“Indie Rock Coloring Book” by Yellow Bird Project, Andy J. Miller, Pierre de Reeder
“Color Me Swoon” by Mel Elliott
“Color Your Own Classic Movie Posters” by Marty Noble
“Color Your Own Modern Art Masterpieces” by Muncie Hendler
“Doodle Invasion: Zifflin’s Coloring Book” by Zifflin, Kerby Rosanes
“Between the Lines: An Expert Level Coloring Book” by Peter Delighdisch
“Dinosaurs with Jobs: a Coloring Book Celebrating Our Old-School Coworkers” by Theo Nicole Lorenz
“My Wonderful World of Fashion” by Nina Chakrabarti
“Mystical Mandala Coloring Book” by Alberta Hutchinson
“Creative Haven Creative Cats Coloring Book” by Marjorie Sarnat
“Paisley Designs Coloring Book” by Marty Noble
“Gangsta Rap Coloring Book” by Anthony “Aye Jay” Morano
“Dia de Los Muertos: Day of the Dead and Sugar Skull Coloring Book” by Adult Coloring Book Artists