The colouring-in for adults craze has exploded in the last year. Taking over front shelves of bookstores and topping bestseller lists, the phenomenon capitalised on mindfulness, and the desire to mentally and physically relax.

With illustrators releasing their own colouring-in books left, right and centre, we thought it wise to create a list of 10 of the best from a talented bunch of artists who we’ve featured on Digital Arts in the past.

Whether you prefer relaxing at home after work with a glass of wine, some pencils and Johanna Basford’s Secret Garden (the book apparently Kate Middleton enjoys), or you want to salivate over beautiful cakes from The Great British Bake Off with Tom Hovey’s colouring book version, or even indulge in your secret love for Chris Pratt – it’s available for you and probably at a very low price.

And keeping in mind that Christmas is fast approaching, these could make for some great, if not hilarious, gifts.

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