7 Real Reasons Why Women Join Coloring Groups

It’s no secret: women intuitively draw close to others for work, for fun and for worship.
We thrive on the deep impact as we allow others to share with our thoughts, our feelings and our actions. But the true value is in the heart-to-heart work that bubbles below the surface: the friendships and bonding that makes coloring group activities oh so enjoyable.

Of course, there’s a lot more good stuff to be had if you join an adult coloring group, here are just a few:

Boost in Satisfaction

Finding and connecting with others who share your joy in coloring fulfills your need to belong so that you can feel happier and more satisfied.

Jack Up Self-Esteem

Hanging with other women on the same path of discovery, meditation or just plane fun through coloring gives you an opportunity to improve your self-worth and self-esteem.

Barrier Busting Stress Relief

Enjoying your own coloring while appreciating other’s interpretations stimulate your creative processes which turns around and gives you more energy to reach your own goals more easily and quickly.

Collaborative Flow Beyond Coloring

Sharing your own knowledge, thoughts and ideas in the community allows you to release yourself into a greater sense of flow and inner peace and that’s good for over-all problem solving and overcoming challenges as they pop up during the day.

Glow and Show

Allowing yourself the creative breaks to appreciate others or simply share your progress enhances your performance as an individual – be it at work, at home or even in your coloring.

Boldness Breakthrough Surprise

Allowing yourself the indulgence of adult coloring and joining a thriving coloring community has encouraged many women world wide to challenge assumptions and take more risks in a healthy way.

Value and Love Tank Filling

Having a place where you belong and experience connection gives you a sense of integrity, solidarity and social integration which helps you know you are valued and fills your love tank, giving you grace and strength to push through the day-to-day crazies.

How Does Inkovator Know These Benefits?

We set out to determine the true blessings women receive by coming together, even virtually, to enjoy adult coloring.  Our surveys bring back the in-depth understanding of what motivates women to join and what keeps them there as happy participants.

We’ve taken the time and effort to pool together an extensive database of FB coloring groups and published this in a three part series on coloring groups.

You can learn more about which group might best suit your needs here:

Part 1 FB Coloring Groups – Small, intimate groups

Part 2 FB Coloring Groups – Buzzing mid-sized groups

Part 3 FB Coloring Groups – Large, information packed groups

Finally, we’re so stoked about the positive side effects of adult coloring that we made this fun infographic.  We’d love it if you shared this and pinned it on pinterest 🙂

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If coloring has given you stress relief, joy or simply opened a world of new friends through coloring groups, we’d love to hear from you in the comments!

7 real reasons why women join coloring groups

7 real reasons why women join coloring groups infographic

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About the Author Andrea Wood Schmitz

Mom of 6, Christian, writer, publisher, coloring-addict, coffee dependent. Follow me on Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/inkovator/

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Jennifer Knowles says June 13, 2016

Finding a way or place where you can meet and enjoy other people’s drawings, tips and comments has never been so enjoying and easy. Everyone of my groups the people are more pleasant and helpful than you could imagine.
Happy Coloring my family and friends.

Connie Edwards says June 13, 2016

Thus is so so very true Andrea..will share

Cleo Fraser says June 14, 2016

I didn’t know you had a colouring group. I would love to join it. Every group I belong to gives me something different. Some gives you support in your learning process. Others offer help through tutorials, others are just friendly & striving to reach a new goal in their colouring levels, etc. I haven’t met one person (& I’ve met & befriended a lot of people through these groups), who doesn’t give me something & I, being the helpful person I love to be, offer them everything I can to help especially new people trying to learn, by sending them words of encouragement, or tutorials on something they’re struggling with, or just some helpful hints. I love the group’s I belong to. I’ve only just joined Bennett Klein’s group. Bennett does the images & we’re to buy his books & colour them to pist back to him, or colour his freebies & do the same. He’s from Toronto, so a fellow Canadian (as there’s not a lot of us in these groups).
His work is if a caliber that I’m not sure I can do them justice so I’m just observing @ this point. Lol.
I’d like to know more about your group, what type of pics you do, offer, or suggest. I know I’d get a lot out of it,mespecially if you’ offering tutorials. I love colour alongs too. I get a lot out of them, be it a small, medium, or large group, tho I tend to stay quieter in a large group. I love learning so am always keen to do these alongside someone who could direct us & show us different ways they colour & why.
Thx. I’ll stop babbling now. Have a great day!
Cleo Fraser

Jessica Rogers says June 14, 2016

I’ve been doing the adult coloring before it became so popular recently. I do it because it helps distract me from my anxiety and depression. I do enjoy the coloring groups, as I have learned about a lot of different coloring tools and techniques, but also everyone sharing what they have done is also inspiring and puts a smile on my face. Since joining a bunch of groups, I have accumulated more friends also. I think it’s a great way to have fun, and relax.

Kelly says June 26, 2016

I love the coloring groups! So inspirational! I started coloring to get some stress relief and being an artist myself it was not long before I started making books! I also love getting to know other artists! I have made some life long friends! I just started a group with some artists and we are planning on making those tutorials we always say we are going to do and who better to ask how to color something than the artist themselves if you are stuck! I have great hope for a friendly info sharing community!

    Andrea Wood Schmitz says June 26, 2016


    Would love to share the group and add it to the data bank.

    Can you give me details like what to expect in your group as well as a link to it?

    Also, the current number of members 🙂


Elizabeth says July 4, 2016

I enjoying the adult coloring books I would say all seven reasons they are enjoyable. I can’t sleep all night I get up and color.

Coloring Gifts says July 10, 2016

We are seven diverse coloring book artists and have a small coloring group for our fans to share their colored pages from our books and Etsy shops with us. https://www.facebook.com/groups/artistscoloringtogether/ thank you for adding our group!

Barbara Bolton says July 14, 2016

Yes, joining a group is great like you said you share ideas and talk to each other. It’s a web family. Coloring to me is so wonderful and relaxing. I have to color every day or I feel like I’m missing something. It’s part of my life now. Where can I go to sign up for your group?

    Andrea Wood Schmitz says July 14, 2016

    Barbara, my group can be found here: inkov.at/InkovatorVIPClub/

Andrea says August 7, 2016

Oh, add this group: Color, Create, Inspire, currently 229 members.

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