Florists in Bonne Terre, MO
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Bonne Terre Flower Shops
50 Berry Road
Bonne Terre, MO 63628
Bonne Terre MO News
Feb 2, 2016
Park Hills library to host adult coloring night
Recent inquiries made at several stores in Farmington, Desloge, Park Hills and Bonne Terre found three stores that were out-of-stock and one store that had just gotten a new shipment in after being previously sold out.
So what differentiates an adult coloring book from a children’s coloring book?
Although a few adult books have “adults only” themes, the level of detail is what truly separates them.
In kids’ coloring books, the images tend to be simpler, with a minimum of lines. They also have generously large spaces between most of the lines to give children the opportunity to fill in a large area with only one crayon or marker.
Adult books, on the other hand, have very detailed images with many small spaces that make it necessary to use only finely-sharpened pencils or fine-tipped gel pens and markers to create a finished product.
One image or page in an adult coloring book can take anywhere from an hour to several evenings worth of relaxing activity.
So, many people may ask, why do adults even want to color? Isn’t it a childish activity?
Ask any adult who colors in his or her free time and the answer is likely to be, “It relaxes me and I just enjoy it.”
“I love adult coloring books and have several of my own,” she said. “They’re very relaxing. My daughter and I color together several nights a week.”
Many adults color to unwind after a stressful day at work or to take a break from family or financial worries. The act of coloring-in an image takes adults back to a time when life was simpler and more carefree.
Others who color have found a new creative outlet or gotten back in touch with the creative side of themselves that they left behind when they grew up, started families and got jobs.
The practice of coloring to reduce stress in adults is supported by science and has, perhaps surprisingly, a rather long history.
Psychiatrist Carl G. Jüng is widely credited with being the first medical professional to recommend adult coloring to patients who were experiencing stre... (Daily Journal Online)