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Secret Garden Coloring Book Full

Secret Garden is not only a colouring book, but also an inky treasure hunt. I fully support both pursuits; there's a time and a place for monochrome elitism, this . Please, do not click on "show more" or navigate to the full review if you don't . So, back then when coloring book trend just started, I download Secret Garden and. From Secret Garden artist Johanna Basford; 20 detailed illustrations printed on high-quality cardstock; Images are from The Secret Garden coloring book.

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Advertisement If you're like me, you didn't realize coloring for adults was a trend.

What is it about these books that has made them so popular with adults? Basford told me that when she first pitched publishers the idea of a grownup coloring book four years ago, "colouring for adults wasn't the trend it is now.

You can imagine how quiet they went after I suggested it. She's working on a third. Why is coloring suddenly, according to MarthaStewart.

Advertisement For starters, The Guardian calls them "terribly therapeutic.

Secret Garden coloring book

Whatever, I love this book. So relaxing to sit down with this book and my adult colored pencils Faber Castel and just color away to my heart's content.

Not for children, but I love this book. Can be used for mandala like concentration. Advertisement Still, that doesn't quite explain what motivates adults to color rather than, say, draw or paint or just doodle. Is it about nostalgia?

Or do stressed-out adults feel comforted by the infantilizing nature of returning to an activity for small children? Is it about ceding control of a task, or making something with zero pressure? Or is it something else entirely?

Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt And Coloring Book

Advertisement I asked Basford why she thinks the books have been so successful amongst fully-grown humans. She pointed to three reasons—first, that coloring books are a way for adults who don't normally draw or paint to be creative. Advertisement For starters, The Guardian calls them "terribly therapeutic.

Whatever, I love this book.

Secret Garden

So relaxing to sit down with this book and my adult colored pencils Faber Castel and just color away to my heart's content. Not for children, but I love this book. Can be used for mandala like concentration. Advertisement Still, that doesn't quite explain what motivates adults to color rather than, say, draw or paint or just doodle.

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Is it about nostalgia? Or do stressed-out adults feel comforted by the infantilizing nature of returning to an activity for small children? Is it about ceding control of a task, or making something with zero pressure? Or is it something else entirely?

Advertisement I asked Basford why she thinks the books have been so successful amongst fully-grown humans. She pointed to three reasons—first, that coloring books are a way for adults who don't normally draw or paint to be creative. Second, coloring books don't require anywhere near as much logical thought as, say, drawing a portrait.

There are psychological benefits in zoning out, too: I've heard from so many people ranging from lawyers, financial advisers, business owners and busy mums, all say the same thing: that colouring in helps them relax. Then there's people who are recuperating from illness or dealing with a difficult time in their lives, they too find the calming, almost meditative effects of colouring is beneficial to them.

Advertisement And then there are the existential reasons. Advertisement What's so striking about Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest is that they've managed to stay at the top of site's best seller list as physical books, alongside instant gratification vehicles that can be instantly downloaded and read. Basford hears that too: She points out that her books are an activity that can be done without the help of your wifi router.