First off, if you are visiting this page from one of my adult coloring books, thank you for your purchase and for helping to support my family! Either way, thank you for visiting!
Drawing/doodling has always been a hobby of mine, but it was not until a friend (Menucha from Moms & Crafters–she’s awesome and does coloring pages too!) pushed me forward that I started going public with it, first with free pages and now with coloring books! I have been told my style is “unique” and “fun,” so I really hope you enjoy my hand-drawn images.
If you want more of my pages, I have tons that I offer for free (most are hand-drawn, but I do have some I created on the computer) as well as some on my online store or available on Gumroad. Visit my coloring page posts for fun coloring techniques and medium ideas.
On this page I am going to briefly discuss with you:
- My favorite tools for coloring
- Ideas for your colored pages (and a bonus idea)
- Other places to find coloring tips and resources
- My other free pages/products offered
I wish I didn’t have to start with this, but I just wanted to give a reminder that all my pages are copyrighted, which means you cannot make copies or sell them as your own. You are welcome to purchase multiple books then tear out the pages to use for an event–if you need them in bulk, I would be more than happy to work out a bulk discount with you–but do not make copies. If you have any specific questions regarding this, or anything else, please contact me at [email protected] or via the “Contact” tab on my site.
My Favorite Coloring Supplies
Prismacolor Premier Pencils
I use these all the time, probably the most of all mediums, because they are great at layering and can bring a rich color to the pages. Use these for shading and color mixing. I have a large set, but you can work with smaller sets as well. The best part? You don’t need to worry about colors leaking through.
Koh-I-Noor Progresso Woodless Colored Pencils
I bought these for my son to use for his coloring pages. He loves the pencils that I use, so these are the perfect “grown up” pencils for him and the fact that they are woodless makes it easier for him to color.
Colorless Blender Pencil
This tool is wonderful for use with Prismacolor pencils, because it allows you to blend colors giving your piece a smoother, more finished look. It can even better mix colors if you are layering and make your coloring appear brighter.
These can be a little challenging to use, but they have some great skin tone markers and are popular for blending. I do not always achieve a smooth finish with these, but I use them underneath other mediums to give bold coloring (see how i used them for my “Fab Faces” coloring page.). These will leak through pages, so be sure to use some heavy paper between your pages when you use this.
Stabilo Point 88 Pens
When I have small details to fill in or want really bold colors, I reach for my Stabilo Point 88 Pens. I do not use these often for large spaces because it can look choppy, but when I do I will usually go over it with a layer of another medium to smooth things out. Since these are markers, you will again have to worry about leaking through thin pages, so be sure to put a layer of paper between your pages.
Crayola Super Tips
These might be “for kids”, but they are fantastic! I love the bold color that they give and they are perfect for my books for coloring with kids.
Prismacolor Premier Markers
I love using these because they have a lovely matte-looking finish and they draw on smooth. I used these for the a few things on my Whooodunnit Owl Detective coloring page.
These are so much fun to have around because they can offer a way to add highlights and fun textures/appearances that may be difficult to achieve with other mediums. See how I used them on my “Deep in the Woods” coloring page.
While I do not own these yet, they are on my “want” list! These are so cool–I’ve seen other colorists using them and they leave fabulous color and naturally create shading.
This sounds crazy, right? I have yet to try this, but I know a lot of amazing colorists who swear by this. It is supposed to work well for erasing colored pencil, which is useful especially if you like to add highlight marks to give more of a realistic look and depth/dimension to your art. It could really take your coloring to the next level.
Ideas For Colored Pages
- Create an art wall
- Frame them
- Bind them into a book, maybe even write a story line to go along with it
- Cut out portions and make something 3D
- Use them as wrapping paper
- Make decoupage furniture or terracotta pots
- Give them as gifts
- Here’s a list of more things to make with coloring pages from Moms & Crafters
- Bonus: Make your own doodle coloring book! Tutorial here.
Other Places to Find Tips/Resources
My Free Printable Coloring Pages
Find all my coloring pages here (this list is always growing.).
My Coloring Books for Sale
You can purchase my printed-and-bound books from Amazon. Click here.
Let’s Color Together | Read more about this book here.
You can also purchase my printed-and-bound books directly through Createspace. Click here.
My Coloring Pages For Sale
My prints for sale are available in my online store (this is the cheapest way to purchase), on GumRoad, and occasionally I’ll add some to my Etsy page. Of course, I also have my books for sale on Amazon! Be sure to subscribe to my newsletter for exclusive discounts, updates, and notifications of sales I am running!