It is no secret, spending time, relaxing and focusing on the artistic application of pigment with the lines of drawn art on paper (or any other medium) –aka coloring, soothing, de-stressing benefits. As the popularity of adult-themed coloring books rise so does the diversity in themes and options. Now, it’s not uncommon to find them almost everywhere (including the grocery store checkout lane) and in various mediums likes pillows and posters.
Enter comic book veteran Alan Robert (Wire Hangers, Crawl to Me). Roberts’ latest creation: The Beauty of Horror: A GOREgeous Coloring book. This creepy collection of 80 eerie illustrations is his answer to an “overlooked niche” in the coloring book stable.
The coloring book craze took hold of my wife and daughter a few months ago and I wanted to get in on the fun, but as I flipped through the endless pages of nature patterns, it dawned on me that someone left out all of the damn corpses. Alan Robert (as told to Bustle)
Visit burial grounds, the zombie apocalypse, serial killer lairs, and gruesome torture chambers. Horror fans and newcomers alike will welcome this GORE-geous and creative journey into a blood-soaked new world. -Amazon
For those desiring to delve into their darker selves, The Beauty of Horror: A GOREgeous Coloring Book will be released on October 4th and is available now, for pre-order, on Amazon CLICK HERE