Good News for all of the aspiring Leonardos out there. The fad for adult coloring books is far from over.
And this post discusses how New York Academy of Medicine Library, in a highly creative response, started a “new initiative called Color Our Collections Week.” The program is a “scholarly take on the coloring trend. Now in its third year, the campaign sees, … archives, special collections, and libraries take to social media with individual images and even entire books compiled from their holdings for the public to color…”
Oh! As you read the essay, you may be surprise that learn just how far back the urge to color the printed image goes.