Tag: Race Point Publishing

Color Me Calm and Color Me Happy [Review]

by Lucy Fyles

Today, I’m very pleased to welcome Lucy, a member of my Facebook group, to my blog as a guest reviewer. Lucy reviews books specifically for those suffering from mental illness. Lucy is able to bring a unique viewpoint to this target group, as both a person who suffers from her own severe anxiety disorder, and as someone who has worked with psychiatric inpatients. You can read Lucy’s blog for more information, or connect with her through Facebook.

color-me-calm-angela-portercolor-me-happy-angela-porterTo start us out, Lucy brings us her thoughts on two books specifically written with a therapy focus: Color me Calm and Color Me Happy by art therapist Lacy Mucklow and artist Angela Porter. Let’s hear it, Lucy!

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Angela Porter – Bringing joy and peace through coloring

This quote from Angela pretty much sums up the way I feel about my own artwork and coloring:

I love colour, and love to work with it’s symbolic representations – colour evokes strong responses in us all on an unconscious level, and it is this unconscious well of inspiration I seek to tap into and use in my work.
– Angela Porter

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