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The Joy of Coloring

April 8, 2020

“Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings, the artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul.”  Wassily Kandinsky

 

“I look out the window sometimes to seek the color of the shadows and the different greens in the trees, but when I get ready to paint I just close my eyes and imagine a scene.”  Grandma Moses

 

“I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way – things I had no words for.”  Georgia O’Keeffe

 

Right now, we all have feelings that there are no words for.  And hours to fill throughout the day, trying not to think about what’s happening and how we feel about it!

 

So, I turned to the masters for inspiration and guidance. And I remembered the post I had done for grandparent’s day a while back, about coloring being a great activity for grandparents and grandchildren to do together.   It included printable coloring pages of two of 1-800 Flowers best-selling flower arrangements that I thought would be perfect to share with you again now.

 

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