Enter a world of creative self-expression with this relaxing coloring book for grownups!
- 30 folk art activities to take you to a happy place of patterning, shading, and coloring
- Beginner-friendly tips so there is no need for special skills or art experience
- Art techniques guide is included, from patterning and shading to color theory basics
- Finished examples from Thaneeya, beautifully colored and with color palettes included, to encourage your creativity
- Thick, toothy paper resists bleed-through and stands up to markers, gel pens, and watercolors
- Perforated pages detach easily for removal and display or gift-giving
- One-side-only designs so you don''t have to decide which designs to keep and which to sacrifice
- Inspiring quotes on the back of each design, with space to write a small note or reflection
Come inside a world of creative culture and play with doodles, shapes, and patterns!
Coloring and patterning are a form of art therapy: relaxing, meditative activities that encourage self-expression, sending you on a creative adventure. The whimsical images inside Folk Art Coloring Book offer an easy way to reduce stress, have fun, and unleash your inner artist!
Inside this adult coloring book, you''ll find charming international folk-inspired art activities that evoke the timeless aesthetic of worldwide traditions and customs. From a Javanese shadow puppet and a Kuba mask to kente cloth from Ghana and a matryoshka doll (aka nesting doll) from Russia, indigenous artworks inspire our imaginations while expanding our understanding! Both traditional and contemporary artworks are included, inspired by the living cultures of indigenous people around the world.
Artist Thaneeya McArdle''s transcendental art explores a visual language of shape, form, line, and color. Each of her vibrantly detailed illustrations is designed to exercise your imagination and creativity. Perfect for adults, kids, teens, tweens, boys, girls, men, women, and everyone, Folk Art Coloring Book provides a calm and creative coloring experience for anybody at any age!
In a beginner-friendly introduction, Thaneeya has provided you with coloring suggestions, but there is no right way or wrong way to color these folksy visions. Eight beautifully colored finished examples are provided, along with a handy guide to basic art techniques, from patterning and media combinations to shading and color theory basics.
This therapeutic coloring book is perfect for decorating with markers, colored pencils, gel pens, or watercolors. Each quirky design is printed on one side only of premium extra-thick, acid-free, 200-year paper. On the back of each design is an inspiring quote and space to write a little note. When your art is finished, you''ll find the perforated pages detach easily for gifting or display.
Coloring is a fun, artistic experience, and a creative way to relax and unwind. Use each of the pages in Folk Art Coloring Book as a launching pad to spark your creativity and unleash your inner artist. Happy art making!
A World of Creative Culture
to Color & Enjoy!
Welcome to the Folk Art Coloring Book! I''d like to invite you to come inside and play with doodles, shapes, and patterns. Coloring and patterning are relaxing, meditative activities that encourage self-expression, sending you on a creative adventure. I hope that you''ll use each of these pages as a launching pad to spark your creativity and unleash your inner artist.
Inside are 30 folk-inspired art activities that evoke the timeless aesthetic of world-wide traditions and customs. From shadow puppets and Kuba masks to kente cloth and matryoshka dolls, indigenous artworks inspire our imaginations while expanding our understanding. I''ve provided you with coloring suggestions, but there is no right way or wrong way to color these folkloric visions.
Each illustration is perfect for decorating with markers, colored pencils, gel pens, or watercolors. Folk Art Coloring Book is printed on high-quality, extra-thick paper to eliminate bleed-through. Each page is perforated for easy removal and display.
Happy art making!
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Professional artist Thaneeya McArdle is the author of more than 30 bestselling coloring books from Design Originals. Thaneeya creates colorful art in a variety of styles, ranging from abstraction to photorealism (with a special focus on creating vibrantly detailed art). Her artwork hangs in private collections around the world, and can also be purchased on t-shirts, puzzles, jewelry, coloring books, and more. Thaneeya shares her love of art at her popular art instruction site, Art-is-Fun.com, with fun lessons and detailed information on drawing, painting and mixed media. Her site has received over 32 million page views and counting. In addition to her passion for art, Thaneeya also enjoys travel, photography, reading, and learning new things.