Does Coloring Give You A Headache?

If you get headaches from coloring, the very reason for coloring – relaxing – is getting undermined! Uh-oh! You’re focusing too closely – you need to back up and take occasional breaks! 1. You may be bending your head down too close to your drawing. Sit up straighter, and breathe deeply. 2. Check your glasses – is your prescription up to date? Here’s one thing you can do to alleviate your headaches. Every 15 or 20 minutes, look up from your work and find the object in the farthest distance from you that you can – including anything outside your window. Focus on that for ten seconds. Now sight on something a little closer and do it again…and again…and again…until you are now looking at something close to yourself. Doing this will allow your eyes to adjust to many focal distances, giving them the elasticity and rest they need for … Please click HERE to continue reading

What Is Greyscale?

What does it mean when an image is labeled ‘greyscale’? No, it is not the deadly disease of the skin in Game of Thrones! When someone labels a coloring book image “greyscale,” all it means is that the image or picture is created or displayed in shades of lightest to darkest grey and black. The word ‘greyscale’ comes from printer jargon, usually referring to photos you see in newspapers and magazines that have hundreds of tiny dots making up the black and grey areas. In coloring books lingo, it usually means a pre-shaded design, so it’s a black and white image that has shaded grey areas. Another use of greyscale is when you turn a colored image into greys and blacks, the way I have shown Dreaming of Snow on this page. . . Please follow and like us: