I Still Color

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    Im A Toys R Us Kid

    I never grew up, I still like cartoons, coloring, legos, toys.... My husband laughs at me because I call crayons "colors"
    Rinoa8 Rinoa8
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 24, 2011


    The sight of beauty, a girl, a painting, a landscape, will do something to me. Beauty seems to whisper in my ear why I am alive. That is misleading since one day I will be gone while beauty is will remain. It is not there for me. Beauty says what could be there. It is the path...
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Oct 12, 2010

    I have the whole house doing it now.

    I have co-workers doing it. This is the best thing I've ever re-discovered.
    parttimefreak parttimefreak
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jul 18, 2015

    Wax Color

    When I find that the day has been a little too long, I enjoy not only the sensation of putting crayon to paper but the smell of that wax color.  I am almost instantly transported back to a time of innocence, when the biggest worry one had was which bus to catch for home.
    tattookristy tattookristy
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 27, 2007

    Sweet 16

    for my 16th birthday, almost 12 years ago, i was thrown a birthday party. my boyfriend, at the time, and several friends threw me a surprise birthday party in my back yard. i loved to color at school. i always had crayons and coloring books. for this party they did a sesame...
    chey20002001 chey20002001
    31-35, F
    Mar 9, 2011

    By Myself....

    As in i dont need to be around children to color lmao! I have a coloring book in my room that i color in when im bored and have nothingz to do lmao!! Itz can be fun sometimez; when you want to forget about stuff in your life or whatever.. then itz relaxing i guezz
    Chrissyxox Chrissyxox
    13-15, F
    Mar 6, 2011

    Missing: Inner Child

    If there's one thing that drives my best friend crazy about me, it's my tendency to be so serious at times. I am better than I used to be but whenever life gets overbearing, I do what most adults would consider strange and that is to dig out my coloring book! Actually it was my...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl
    41-45, F
    Jul 21, 2012

    I Like To Color

    Not much to say but I like to color with crayons each time I draw something or just color with crayons on paper and color or draw whatever with them. All I know is I like colors lol.
    SnowManKnight SnowManKnight
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 14, 2012

    Stress Reducer

    Crayons are very Cathartic for me... i love to color it makes me feel good, it calms me down when I'm wiggin out... and it's just plain fun- i even like coloring books!
    Shierke Shierke
    26-30, F
    Mar 20, 2008

    Helps Relieve Stress...

    I'm 36 and I still love to color.   It reminds me of a simpler time when the only thing I had to worry about was what shade of green to color the grass!   After all these years, it still helps to relax me.   I have a jumbo coloring book and a...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 18, 2007

    From Time to Time

    At times when there is absolutely nothing to do! I'll pick up a pack of colored pencils or crayons and just color. It's fun to just loose yourself in your artwork. For me stress just disappears when I'm drawing/coloring...fun times :)
    aBlackRoseBurial aBlackRoseBurial
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 29, 2008

    Not with crayons anymore

    but I do color my life through my attire. It is like coloring except you the possibilities are not limited to the crayon box. Add a necklace, how about lines on your tights? Whose to say yellow and purple don't match. I color with my attire and my home. You and your home are...
    waxingpoetic77 waxingpoetic77
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Mar 19, 2014


    I believe that colouring in is not just for children, but for adults as well. It gives you time to think things over and create ideas whilst having something to do with your hands. So next you feel you need some quiet time, buy a colouring book and crayons and knock yourself out...
    OnMyTippeeToes OnMyTippeeToes
    18-21, F
    Dec 1, 2011

    Now And Then

    I have two 2 year old nephews who are now learning how to color and whenever I get the chance I jump in on the fun. I can't believe that even at my age I have to be careful when it comes to staying in the lines :S
    rajiv123 rajiv123
    22-25, M
    Feb 22, 2011


    Some may consider it that but it's not! It is sooooo much fun. Especially when you have a brand new book and brand new box of Crayolas! Even more fun if its the HUGE box!
    Aminik Aminik
    31-35, F
    Jan 10, 2008

    I Still Color

    I still color,I do indeed,I'm an artist,Coloring,All the time,It's my job,I love it so.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Nov 25, 2011

    Just Colored A Picture Of A Dragon...

    Just colored a picture of a dragon, the dragon is purple with yellow and orange polka dots and green stripes...he is sitting with a little blue mouse. :P
    stharleigh stharleigh
    May 24, 2012

    I love these pictures.

    ... Just wish I colored a little neater
    Orangerocket Orangerocket
    36-40, F
    14 Responses Jun 1, 2015

    Ok, I Do!

    It's not like I still have my own crayons and books, I use other's! I have always loved to color. When I hit high school I got into all the special pattern coloring books, some with geometric designs, some had flowers, there were all kinds and I colored them all. It's relaxing to...
    soulrunher soulrunher
    46-50, F
    1 Response Oct 14, 2012

    That Feeling

    I find it relaxing to focus on something else entirely, and colouring is one of those things I like to focus on. I have three Scooby-Doo colouring and activity colouring books that I colour in. It's nice to feel like a kid again. No worries. No fears. Just me, and crayon, and a...
    Knabble Knabble
    18-21, F
    Oct 2, 2011

    Deal With It :d

         When you work around a bunch of preschoolers and kindergarteners, you can't expect  to be in there and NOT color with them! That is against toddlers school regulations under the early childhood code of 3456MSTRS. They have me on my knees while...
    deleted deleted
    Jun 13, 2010


    I like coloring. I am only suppose to color with crayons in my coloring book but sometimes I forget. I color on the wall a lot. Sometimes brother lets me color on my diapers
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Aug 20, 2013

    Better Than Ever.

    Of course I still love to color. I have a 6 year old girl and a soon to be 3 year old boy...we get down with those Crayons. I actually taught my daughter how to shade...and use different colors more than just coloring....shes really got the hang of it, and is REALLY good. My...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Jan 19, 2011

    I'M 74, And You "Guys" ....

    .......... have gotten me all excited about trying out some crayons again ! Thanx
    deleted deleted
    May 29, 2013

    Oooohhhh All Those Colors!

    I can't go into a craft store and not stop by the crayola aisle and sniff the crayons! Such a "high" for me LOL!! I own many coloring books which I use regularly. No judgement here, just pure imagination.
    WanderingChild WanderingChild
    46-50, F
    Feb 2, 2011

    You're Never Too Old To Do Colouring In.

    I found a book I bought myself years ago when I was travelling a lot by train.  I can't read when I'm travelling I don't know why.  This was a very finely drawn book for coloured pencils.  I completed a few during this period.  It was the perfect thing to while away the time...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 21, 2011

    I Am Just A Big Kid

    I am the biggest kid. I love cartoons, going to amusement parks,eating junk cereal. And yes, I still color. I used to go but my own coloring books, just for me. People always look at me weird when I say they're mine but, whatever. I'm not gonna stop cuz they say so. I like...
    moonrose81 moonrose81
    31-35, F
    Jun 10, 2011

    I Colour With Crafting

    i do a lot of crafting, mainly paper crafting but with my paper crafting i colour in a lot of images to go on my cards. i mainly use coloured pencils and pro markers aswell as whispers markers. i have also recently started painting aswell but im not very good at that yet.
    crafterkim crafterkim
    18-21, F
    Feb 16, 2012

    Is That So Weird?

    I can spend all day coloring and listening to music. I like to get the detailed books that have little tiny spots and it takes hours to color one picture. When I have the simpler books I like to try to color to the beat of the music.
    Wifeinater Wifeinater
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 6, 2012

    My Inner Child Enjoys Coloring.

    I'm not ashamed to admit I color.  I have a special box of crayons I don't share with my children.  Many times they loose their crayons or break them.  I keep my in tact.  I have scented crayons, metallic colors and my very own crayon sharpener.   ...
    ichooselife ichooselife
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Feb 8, 2010

    All Things Wonderful & Magical

    I love to color. Every year for Christmas each of my children would get a new coloring book and crayons and/or colored pencils in their Christmas stockings. Now that they are in high school and headed off to college they still sit and color with their new books and beg me to sit...
    MsSolitaire MsSolitaire
    36-40, F
    Dec 9, 2010


    When i color i am free. I have a whole drawer filled with crayons that nobody is aloud to touch! I get the poster size coloring books and just go crazy with them. Every holiday that i can receive presents on best believe coloring books are first on the list. People think of me as...
    RodsCupcake RodsCupcake
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Jul 29, 2010

    Music For Eyes

    I love a full untouched crayon box....and just so you know.. here we pronounce it... ( KRANS) it's a funny word.. isn't it!! Scanning over the box.. I always linger over green..its my favorite color.. and my little girl.. always gives me first choice to the green's.. she loves...
    Awakening Awakening
    31-35, F
    10 Responses Apr 11, 2008


    I find any art-ish activity relaxing, but there's something special about coloring.  I've got a couple sheets with owls on them waiting for me right now, in fact!
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    May 28, 2011

    I Still Colour

    Nothing wrong with colouring.  I'm 61 and still enjoy colouring.
    aquarius3 aquarius3
    Jan 22, 2012

    Colouring Is Awesome

    I love to colour because its relaxing. If anyone knows good links to colouring in pages please comment.
    InfernoFire InfernoFire
    18-21, T
    2 Responses Jan 7, 2012

    Colouring is the best!

    Its super relaxing, doesn't need a huge amount of brain power to do and when you're finished you have something pretty to keep! There is an adults colouring book I've got which has loads of gorgeous patterns - floral, geometric and anything in between! I love it!
    BagOLaughs BagOLaughs
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 23, 2014

    well age doesn't matter

    when you're an artist and trying to be creative, being creative is simply expressing my emotions my feeling my mood shifts my inner energy on paper,you may not appreciate all art i make but for me it's my token of appreciation and it does count.
    deleted deleted
    Mar 19, 2016


    I am 22 and still color. It helps me relieve my stress and takes my mind off my problems. I don't color in coloring books but I color mandalas and abstract pictures.
    suicidalloser183 suicidalloser183
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 2, 2012

    Reminds Me Of

    my childhood, its fun , and its something i do with my niece, were we color and talk, and even when im alone coloring brings me comfort . coloring is great.
    agonyblue agonyblue
    Oct 18, 2011


    I was lucky enough to come across a mandala coloring book a couple years ago.  The patterns go from simple to incredibly complex.  It's a great way to focus that chaotic, manic energy I get sometimes...
    flyin2fall flyin2fall
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 27, 2007

    Not Just For Kids....

    I still color with my kids as a way of spending time together but sometimes I just color cuz it's relaxing.
    kzoodiana kzoodiana
    36-40, F
    Feb 17, 2012


    So now we've got about a billion Tinkerbell posters, a million Winnie the Pooh posters, a thousand Disney princess posters, and five Pirates of the Carribean posters...  All to be colored.  Whew...   What a lot of fun ahead of us!  lol I also went out...
    DopeyGirl DopeyGirl
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 16, 2007


    I work at a daycare, and color everyday... Love it!
    Wawis85 Wawis85
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 27, 2012
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