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Crystal Meadows

........... coloring book ........... A Relaxing Return to Nature

Sigita Alekne


GAMES/ COLORING BOOK

Color and draw your way to that place where you are totally at peace. Take a restorative excursion into the organic world of Crystal Meadows Coloring Book. Lose yourself in intricate, otherworldly images of plants, flowers, and trees. Designed by Lithuanian artist Sigita Alekne, the images in Crystal Meadows Coloring Book reflect Alekne’s unabashed love of nature and living things. Thick, high-quality paper, printed on only one side, gives you a smooth, firm coloring surface with no bleed-through, and perforated pages let you share and preserve your creative work. Like a cool walk in a primeval forest, Crystal Meadows Coloring Book will calm your restless spirit and refocus your mind.

ISBN 978-1-61035-285-7

9 781610 352857

$12.95 ($16.95 Canada)

51295


Tools to Try Feel free to experiment with different techniques and tools. Color pencils are a popular choice with coloring books because they allow the artist to blend and create shading. Felt tip markers provide a wonderful depth of color. Fine-tip gel markers can be used to add detailed lines to the existing illustrations. You can even lightly paint some of the images, with a watercolor or acrylic paint, but be sure not to get the paper too wet, or it will bleed and buckle. Combining and mixing media can achieve great effects. Try using a light colored marker and overlap with another color in pencil to add depth and shade.


Coloring Tips Experiment on a scrap piece of paper to help develop a techique you like. Add depth and dimension to your design with shading. You can do this by darkening corners and edges. If using color pencils, keep them sharp, especially when working inside small shapes or when shading. When choosing colors, try not to be boxed in by reality. Just because leaves are usually green in real life does not mean that they must be colored that color. Choose colors that make you happy in the moment. Using contrasting colors, such as orange and purple, or blue and yellow next to each other can create a lively and fun effect. Leaving some spaces white or adding black will provide interesting contrast.


Crystal Meadows coloring book

A Relaxing Return to Nature Sigita Alekne

Fresno, California


Crystal Meadows Coloring Book Copyright Š2016 by Sigita Alekne. All rights reserved. Published by Quill Driver Books, an imprint of Linden Publishing 2006 South Mary, Fresno, California 93721 559-233-6633 / 800-345-4447 QuillDriverBooks.com Quill Driver Books and Colophon are trademarks of Linden Publishing, Inc. ISBN 978-1-61035-285-7 Printed in the United States First Printing Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data on file


Crystal Meadows Coloring Book  

In a world of constant motion and distraction, we all yearn for a return to the calming world of nature. Take a restorative excursion into t...

Crystal Meadows Coloring Book  

In a world of constant motion and distraction, we all yearn for a return to the calming world of nature. Take a restorative excursion into t...