Art Therapy: Aztecs and Mayas, Buddhism, The Enchanted Forest, Mandalas, Extraordinary Gardens, Celtic, My Fashion Colouring Book, Stained Glass – A Review

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Art Therapy is a series of themed adult colouring books each containing 100 designs for colouring in and relaxation. These books are published by Jacqui Small LLP and I was kindly sent the following 8 titles by Quarto Group to review for you all: Aztecs and Mayas, Buddhism, The Enchanted Forest, Mandalas, Extraordinary Gardens, Celtic, My Fashion Colouring Book, and Stained Glass. All of the books are A4 and hardback with a really thick cardboard front and back cover meaning they’re very sturdy and give a great base to colour onto, particularly for those of you who colour on your lap (like I do) without the use of a table/desk/tray. Each book contains 100 images, printed double-sided onto bright white, thick paper which I found didn’t bleed when using various brands of felt-tips including WHSmith’s own brand and Staetdler fibre-tips, and fineliners including those by Staedtler and Stabilo. The paper is lovely and flat, without much grain so colouring with pencils gave a beautiful bold colour without paper texture showing through. Thanks to the way the books are bound, there are no issues with images disappearing into the spine and the few images that are double-page spreads have a thin border down the middle to prevent image loss (all except Buddhism, My Fashion and The Enchanted Forest whose images are printed full page). Each book is very different in style as they are all created by different illustrators so I have included sample images as well as one or two coloured pages from each for you to see in the links below. In addition I give a more detailed description of what each book contains and a recommendation about how each may affect your mental health and what symptoms/traits may interfere with your enjoyment of each book. All of the books in the Art Therapy series are ideal for those with fluctuating conditions because they contain such a variety of image content, line thickness and intricacy as you’ll see in the individual reviews below. Enjoy!

Art Therapy: Aztecs and Mayas – Review
Art Therapy: Aztecs and Mayas: 100 Designs Colouring in and Relaxation – buy it here Amazon UK
https://www.bookdepository.com/Art-Therapy-Aztecs-Mayas/9781910254219/?a_aid=colouringitmom – buy it here from Book Depository Worldwide

Art Therapy: Buddhism – Review
Art Therapy: Buddhism: 100 Designs Colouring in and Relaxation-buy it here from Amazon UK
https://www.bookdepository.com/Art-Therapy-Buddhism/9781910254226/?a_aid=colouringitmom – buy it here from Book Depository Worldwide

Art Therapy: The Enchanted Forest – review
Art Therapy: Enchanted Forest – buy it here Amazon UK
https://www.bookdepository.com/Art-Therapy-Enchanted-Forest/9781910254042/?a_aid=colouringitmom – buy it here from Book Depository Worldwide

Art therapy: Mandalas – review
Art Therapy: Mandalas: 100 Designs for Colouring in and Meditation-buy it here Amazon UK
https://www.bookdepository.com/Art-Therapy-Mandalas/9781909342767/?a_aid=colouringitmom – buy it here from Book Depository Worldwide

Art Therapy: Extraordinary Gardens-review
Art Therapy: Extraordinary Gardens-buy it here Amazon UK
https://www.bookdepository.com/Art-Therapy-Extraordinary-Gardens/9781910254066/?a_aid=colouringitmom – buy it here from Book Depository Worldwide

Art Therapy: Celtic-review
Art Therapy: Celtic-buy it here Amazon UK
http://www.bookdepository.com/Art-Therapy-Celtic-Michel-Solliec/9781910254073/?a_aid=colouringitmom – buy it here from Book Depository Worldwide

Art Therapy: My Fashion Colouring Book-review
Art Therapy: My Fashion Colouring Book: 100 Designs for Colouring In-buy it here Amazon UK
https://www.bookdepository.com/Art-Therapy-My-Fashion-Colouring-Book-Marie-Perron/9781910254059/?a_aid=colouringitmom – buy it here from Book Depository Worldwide

Art Therapy: Stained Glass-review
Art Therapy: Stained Glass: 100 Designs for Colouring in and Relaxation-buy it here from Amazon UK
https://www.bookdepository.com/Art-Therapy-Stained-Glass/9781909342750/?a_aid=colouringitmom – buy it here from Book Depository Worldwide

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