Jan B. Balet studied in Munich and in Berlin. He left Germany in 1938, in protest against the Hitler regime, and went to the US. There, he worked for “Madamoiselle”, “Seventeen” and “Vogue”.
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In UK and France there is a funded market of doodling and coloring books not only for kids, but for adults, too. It seems that coloring is a wonderful de-stressed activity, “generates wellness, quietness and also stimulates brains areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity” (as said in this article on HuffPost). During my last visit in Switzerland I spent more an hour in a wonderful bookstore, where a big table offered me dozens of those coloring books, with many different subjects, from mandalas to gothic art, wonderful pages of objects or people dressed in thousands ways, details, dots and lines to play with.