It may make headlines when Crayola releases an adult coloring book, but grown-ups on Redbubble have known for years the calming effects of some time spent staying inside (or outside, if you’re a rebel) the lines.
From vintage tattoos to meditative mandalas, we’ve rounded up six of our own artists who are on top of the coloring trend, plus two downloadable coloring pages so you can see what the excitement is all about.
Expert tattoo artist Anij Marth takes her creepy creations to a less permanent medium to create a spooky coloring book of legendary monsters.
Alycia Pace‘s international sketches come together to make a coloring book that travels the globe.
This doodler has evolved her zentangles and mandalas to create a coloring book style that lets you add color to your own clothing as you go.
Although she’s known for her body painting, Breanna Cooke‘s other passion is helping people unlock their creativity with coloring books. You can buy her nautical coloring book or find completed pieces in her Redbubble shop.