I know what you’re thinking. “Mary, I come here to get away from the things that stress me out. I come here to enjoy posts about coloring, and how enjoyable it is, and all the really cool designs and artists and products designed for coloring! What’s with this downer headline about depression and suicide?”
With the publication of his first coloring book – Cthulhu’s Coloring Book and Necronomicon of Sunny Day Doings – Phil Velikan adds a bit of geek to the coloring book landscape ala Howard Phillips Lovecraft. We interviewed Phil to see how he came by this love of horrifying creatures and fun coloring activities. (more…)
I started coloring as an adult when I was 52. I picked up a few coloring books and crayons for my friends and I to do some inner child work. Though we had fun doing it together, I was the one who fell in love with the art. Soon I was buying coloring books for grown-ups, fancy pencils and markers and special tools for sharpening, erasing, and blending.