Just for Fun

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Just for Fun

Here’s a little something I did just for fun. I recently purchased an adult coloring book.

I’m not kidding. It’s a real thing.

While I was working on the picture below, my husband, Greg, wandered into my study. “You’re not working,” he accused. “You’re playing.”

“I’m working. I’m experimenting with color!”

Greg left, shaking his head.

There is something very satisfying about coloring, watching the picture “fill up” before your eyes. It’s relaxing.

Skull

If you’d like to read further about the adult coloring phenomenon, read Jamie Jones’ article, “16 Colouring Books that are Perfect for Adults.” Or if you’d like to print out some pictures to color, see Parade’s article, “Free Download: Coloring Pages from Popular Adult Coloring Books.”

So, what do you think? Are you coloring? Or better yet, artists out there, are you making line drawings for your own coloring books? Comment below.

About Andrea R Huelsenbeck

Andrea R Huelsenbeck is a wife, a mother of five and a former elementary general music teacher. A freelance writer in the 1990s, her nonfiction articles and book reviews appeared in Raising Arizona Kids, Christian Library Journal, and other publications. She is currently working on a young adult mystical fantasy novel and a mystery.

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