Tuesday June 16, 2015

Stressed out? Try colouring books. (Seriously.)

Shad, Scaachi and CBC illustrator Ben Shannon chose this entry, by @glongest on instagram, as the strongest submission to our adult colouring contest.

Shad, Scaachi and CBC illustrator Ben Shannon chose this entry, by @glongest on instagram, as the strongest submission to our adult colouring contest. (@glongest/instagram)

Listen 6:25

Adult colouring books are gaining in popularity — but is this repackaged childhood activity really as satisfying to grown-ups? We asked q social experiment columnist Scaachi Koul to sharpen her pencil crayons* and find out.

*Whoops. Scaachi has informed us that she's more of a scented marker kind of kid. 

Colouring Book

WEB EXTRA | Here's a quick peek at the other wonderful submissions we received after running a colouring contest related to this item.