A simple childhood activity has suddenly become incredibly popular with overworked grownups looking to combat stress. Filling in small, varied repeating squares of color by hand instead of staring at a screen of flickering imags turns out to be incredibly soothing and mentally relaxing, a meditation of sorts. Wonderful Whimsical Coloring by Alexis Seabrook offers approximately 55 beautiful illustrations that include inventive and fascinating repeating patterns as well as complex full-page scenes that reveal their secrets only when careful artists pay attention.Alexis's repeating designs, like Raining Cats and Dogs, Counting Sheep, Crowns and Tiaras, and Hot Air Balloons, give users the opportunity to color in calming, repetitive patterns, but switch up the colors in the repeating motifs. Even more exciting are the full-page designs, where readers are instructed to color as they please, but use one color and one color only for the item named in the title until a secret message is revea
To kids (and even some adults) the laws of God are seen as restrictions on our freedom. Many kids are never taught them, or simply don't understand what they mean for them in their own life. This manga style coloring book explores the ten commandments from the unique perspective of the child's everyday life. One of the most important aspects in living the laws of God is understanding that they are given to us by God out of love. They are a privilege to be able to live, and keeping them makes us better persons. The activities also make the association for the child between the laws of God and the forgiveness Jesus offers in the Sacrament of Reconciliation through a "Pocket Prep" for the sacrament. Ten Commandments Coloring & Activity Book Real-life situations kids can relate to Hours of fun and learning for kids Reproducible pages Great resource for parents, teachers, and home-schoolers 8 1/4" x 10 3/4" Ages 9/11
The thousands of children who begin ballet instruction every year - and the many who think they might like to - will love this wonderful introduction to ballet, with 42 fun pictures to color. The exceptionally clear illustrations - all presented in proper sequence - precisely depict everything that goes on in a beginner's ballet class, from lacing up shoes to performing the perfect arabesque. Among the topics illustrated and described are proper posture, the importance of warming up and stretching exercises, foot positions, and arm movement. Most important, dozens of basic ballet steps are shown in sequenced drawings. The accompanying text by ballet instructor Caroline Denzler provides detailed, precise, yet easy-to-follow instructions on every step and movement, as well as general information and advice that will enlighten and inspire young ballet stars of the future. Paperback, 48 pages. ISBN:486296385. DOVER
Here's your chance to learn more about a neglected aspect of American history and have hours of coloring fun as well This superb collection includes 43 black and white line drawings spotlighting America's presidential wives and other female relatives who not only served as official hostesses during their tenure in the nation's capital, but often acted as advisers and assistants to the President in carrying out his duties. Meticulously detailed, carefully researched representations depict a long line of these distinguished women - from Martha Custis Washington to Hillary Rodham Clinton. Each is shown in an authentic setting that illustrates an important aspect of her role at the White House. A fact-filled introduction and informative captions complete this engaging gallery. Paperback, 48 pages. ISBN:486269515. DOVER
Gold glints from the tomb of Tutankhamen... gold and the thousand shades of the Nile lotus... here in 39 authentic pictures are designs taken from Tut's tomb and other shrines at Thebes, from the 18th to 20th Dynasties. As rendered by noted designer Ed Sibbett, Jr., they can be colored in the manner of the Egyptian painters or any way your imagination suggests. Some of these motifs, taken from tomb ceilings, murals, wood sculpture, vases, and papyrus paintings, have been featured in the traveling Tutankhamen exhibit. Identifying captions with historical information accompany each drawing, and a brief introduction and glossary of gods complete this coloring book, a fine source of ancient Egyptian historical design, and a pleasure to color in any medium. Paperback, 48 pages. ISBN:048623746X. DOVER
Discover the esoteric power of the mandala with the 30 relaxing and creative illustrations inside this book! Talented artist Valentina Harper opens up a world of sacred circles in this inspiring coloring book for grown-ups. You don't need to have the skills of an artist to personalize these rich, intricate drawings. Each vibrantly detailed illustration is designed for creative experimentation. Valentina provides easy-to-follow tips on how to color each design, and as an added bonus, best-selling craft author Marie Browning joins in with gorgeous coloring examples. Printed on high-quality, extra-thick paper that won't bleed through, all of the pages are pre-perforated for easy removal. They're perfect for decorating with markers, gel pens, watercolors or colored pencils.
The designs in Celtic illuminated manuscripts represent a distinctive fusion of native Irish, Germanic and Near Eastern motifs. Graphic artist Ed Sibbett has brilliantly captured the intricacy and beauty of this original art tradition in 37 drawings based on illustrations in the Book of Durrow, the Gospels of St. Willibrord, and the illustrious Book of Kells. Among the motifs are the characteristic Celtic interlacings, geometric-animal combinations, and decorative initials, plus powerful ornaments and symbolic abstractions of animals and people. A portrait of St. Matthew appears as a center spread, not backed up, and that may be taken out and framed. Captions identify the source of each picture, and explain the iconography. Paperback, 48 pages. ISBN:486237966. DOVER
Wild animals in our midst come to vibrant life in this unique, carefully rendered coloring book from nature artist Dot Barlowe. You'll find 42 meticulously rendered black-and-white illustrations of creatures often seen in suburban or even city backyards. Included are a garter snake in a rock garden, two whitetail deer in a vegetable patch, a garden spider weaving a web among forsythia, Japanese beetles on a rose blossom, a box turtle in a strawberry patch, chickadees amid branches of white pine, as well as raccoons, slugs, honeybees, hornworms, grackles, cardinals, gray squirrels and a host of other flora and fauna. Captions accompany the illustrations, identifying the subjects in this fascinating, fun-filled collection. Paperback, 48 pages. ISBN:486405605. DOVER
What's black and white and red all over? The Deadpool Coloring Book when you've finished with it! Say goodbye to your scarlet pens and crimson pencils as you bring to life page after page of pinups featuring the claret-clad clown who's one-in-a-vermilion! Or if you're feeling anarchic, why not conduct your own Crayon X experiment and take an all-hue, all-different approach? Whether you're embellishing a Jade Wilson or a Merc With the Mauve, you have the power to usher Deadpool into a bold new fuchsia. With 60 pages of line art by some of the finest illustrators ever to regenerate your favorite degenerate, hours of fun await. Grab yourself a chimichanga in one hand, a coloring implement in the other, and go wild! 60 pages to color. Ages 17 and up.
This unique coloring book contains well-researched, dramatically rendered illustrations of 45 formidable creatures, many of which were ancestors of modern mammals. Included are the Northosaur, a slender 10-foot-long animal that hunted fish in the sea and rested on land (as seals do today), Edaphosaurus, a large herbivorous reptile with a great sail on its back, Titanosuchus, a carnivorous 8-foot monster with razor-sharp, meat-searing teeth, and many others. All are portrayed in realistic habitats - pursuing meals in an aquatic environment, sunning themselves on large rocks, stalking prey in a prehistoric jungle, sampling vegetation in a forest, and more. Paperback, 48 pages. ISBN:486405680. DOVER
There-s no doubt about it: coloring is a great way to spur on creativity and help people focus. But what if kids think coloring books are for babies-or boring- Tell them to think again, because their best challenges start right NOW. This is not a little kid-s coloring book It-s so jam-packed with creative challenges that kids will have to reach deep into their pencil cases to overcome each coloring obstacle. But when they do, the results will be AWESOME This book is perfect for kids who like to kick things up a notch. The only question is-are they up to the test- Encourage them to say yes, and they-ll enjoy hours of stimulating fun (Ages 8 and up) 96pp., 8.5x11 paperbackISBN: 9781438007809
A fun and creative way for children to learn about the Mysteries of the Rosary. The book starts out with a Story of the HOLY ROSARY and discuss the origin of the devotion and it's connection with St. Dominic. Our Lady of Lourdes is then highlighted followed by the appearance of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Fatima. Text encourages the children to color the pages neatly as they think about Jesus and His Mother Mary. The coloring book then delves into the nuts and bolts of how to say the Rosary and page by page takes the children through the 4 different sets of mysteries with small snipids for each picture. The book then prints out the prayer necessary to know to recite the Rosary.
With each page of this entertaining and educational book, children will embark on a new adventure that provides them not only with a creative way to play with animals, but also an effective way to learn each animal's name and identifying features. Chances are they'll meet some of the animals illustrated in these pages for the very first time This volume first requires the reader to identify the letter of the alphabet featured, then to recognize and name the animals pictured whose name begins with that letter. Children can then color the animals as faithfully or as fancifully as they choose. Paperback, 26 pages. ISBN:486266982. DOVER
Containing an outstanding selection of 43 drawings by the world-famous firm of Swedish illustrators Tre Tryckare AB (Three Printers, Inc.), this book depicts a fantastic array of classic locomotives. There are the English "Rocket" and "Evening Star", the American "Pennsylvania", "Matt H. Shay", and "Zephyr", and numerous other locomotives of great historical interest from these and other countries. Coverage extends from Richard Trevithick's experimental locomotive of 1805 to a 2500-hp, diesel-electric locomotive built in America in 1963. A caption is supplied for every illustration. Paperback, 48 pages. ISBN:048623293X. DOVER
Card makers and paper crafters alike will love this new book from Annie’s. It features 13 creative projects and shows more than 17 ways to use many of the hottest coloring products on the market today. From tutorials on applying color to a stamped image using alcohol ink markers, colored pencils and watercolors, to a fresh look at how to use heat embossing, inks and chalks, to discussing how or when to apply glitter and more, crafters will be challenged to use projects that otherwise may have seemed too complicated. The book is also packed with tips and tricks, variations, and inspirational "try this" ideas. Page Count: 56
Colorists and carousel lovers of all ages will delight in Christy Shaffer's 30 finely drawn, ready-to-color illustrations, all based on authentic antique carvings. Each is accompanied by a caption detailing fascinating facts about the animals - proud stallions in armor, prancing ponies with floral garlands, camels, zebras, giraffes, and many more. Of special note are illustrations of a woodcrafter carving pony heads, an unadorned horse for which would-be artists can provide colorful trappings, and a double-page spread of a gloriously equipped old carousel. Paperback, 32 pages. ISBN:486408043. DOVER
In this volume, Celtic art specialist Mallory Pierce has skillfully rendered 43 ready-to-color illustrations depicting such improbable conceptions as two men bound together by the same beard, a surreal beast entangled in its own arms and legs, a mermaid enveloped by endless strands of her hair and other delightful grotesqueries. Adapted from authentic original artwork, these eye-catching, inventive and frequently humorous vignettes will charm artists, craftspeople and coloring book enthusiasts who share a love for traditional Celtic art. Paperback, 48 pages. ISBN:486297292. DOVER
Here's a great way for car fans of all ages to bring the "wheels of their dreams" to life. Colorists can apply a variety of brilliant hues to 26 different illustrations depicting a magnificent Jaguar XJE, and elegant Cadillac Sedan de Ville, a splendid Lincoln stretch limo, Ferrari F40, Porsche 928, and many others. Handsomely rendered in accurate detail by artist Steven James Petruccio and accompanied by descriptive captions, these superb depictions of memorable motorcars will thrill coloring book fans and car lovers alike. Paperback, 32 pages. ISBN:486291278. DOVER
Cat lovers and colorists of all ages are invited to color 40 splendid felines-- all identified in entertaining and informative captions, from the ubiquitous American Shorthair to such exotic types as the Bombay, Korat, hairless Sphynx, Ragdoll, and Japanese Bobtail. Handsome, realistic renderings by Karen Baldauski capture the legendary beauty, elegance and grace of the cat in a wide variety of typical poses and activities. Designers and illustrators will also be attracted to these drawings for their commercial art uses. Paperback, 48 pages. ISBN:486240118. DOVER
With this exciting volume, coloring book enthusiasts can participate directly in recreating the glories of Celtic art. Included are 16 full page photos of authentic Celtic designs and motifs rendered from the Book of Kells and other sources. Printed on translucent paper, these intricate vignettes feature strange mythical beasts, Celtic crosses, saints and other characteristic subjects. Colorists of all ages can simply color the plates and hang them in a window or near a light source for superb stained glass effects. Paperback, 16 pages. ISBN:048627456X. DOVER
Clearly rendered illustrations on 30 pages display authentic designs taken from rugs, masks, sandpaintings, pottery, jewelry, baskets, and other artifacts created by southwestern Native Americans. Geometrical designs on a Navajo woven saddlebag, a Chumash rock painting of mythical creatures, a Hopi kachina doll, an Apache "crown headdress," among other permission-free images, will delight coloring book fans and be invaluable to designers and craftspeople. 32 pages. Paperbound book measures 8 1/4 in. x 11 in. Dover Publications 2003. ISBN 0486430421
Twenty-one charmingly rendered scenes accompany Dickens' "A Christmas Carol", which he read to delight audiences of his time. Among the illustrations are ready-to-color vignettes of Marley's ghost confronting a terrified Scrooge, Christmas dinner with the Cratchit household, the ghosts of Christmases past, present and future, and many more. A perfect stocking stuffer for the holiday season, this entertaining and fun-to-color book will captivate youngsters - and colorists of all ages - throughout the year. Paperback, 48 pages. ISBN:048640563X. DOVER
This treasury of detailed, accurately rendered illustrations invites coloring book enthusiasts to bring over 40 species of butterflies to life in vivid color. Fact-filled captions provide information about each species' coloration, range, habitat, special characteristics and more. All are shown in full color on the covers. An excellent source of nature illustrations for artists and craftspeople, this delightful coloring book can also be used as an accurate, inexpensive nature identification guide. Paperback, 48 pages. ISBN:486273350. DOVER
This gorgeous collection features a whole selection of various cards to color and mail to a special someone. Make a quick note that much more special by including a touch of yourself! Just as someone's handwriting is special, because it is uniquely theirs, a personally-colored greeting card will mean so much. And what a perfect gfit idea this is for anyone who has a creative streak! Coloring Cards: Colorful Blessings Beautiful, inspiring cards to color To be shared with others 44 cards 1.13" (L) x 4.5" (W) 3.5" (H)
Lovely line drawings based on paintings by great masters grace every page of this coloring book. Accompanying each image is a quotation from the Holy Bible. Children will learn about the angels as they are vividly described in both the Old and New Testaments. They will come to know the angels as beautiful beings who worship, adore and serve the Lord in countless ways. Choirs of Angels Coloring Book Beautiful images to color Includes scriptural references to angels 10.8 x 8.3
You may think a Gila monster's cute, but you wouldn't want to cuddle one. (It's one of the world's two venomous lizards) Award-winning nature artist Jan Sovak has accurately rendered ready-to-color, lifelike portraits of this reptile and 29 other scaly creatures, including a leaf-tailed gecko, a blue-tongued skink, a Komodo dragon, and a ferocious-looking marine iguana. Descriptive captions are also included.Book specifications: paperback, 32 pgs., 8 1/4 in. x 11 in.Publisher: Dover, 2006
Here's a fun new twist on the traditional coloring book that inspires self-expression through imitation. Instead of page after page of black and white images to color, Copycat Coloring features two versions of each image: one in the traditional coloring book format, and the other completely colored in. Kids can challenge themselves to copy the colored image exactly, or do their own thing to top it Kids will find the images in this book hard to resist. (Ages 6-9)48pp., 8.25x11.5 paperback
How many designs can you make from one pattern- That's up to you Just by changing color schemes in this unusual coloring book you can emphasize different shapes. The thirty different geometric patterns include lattices, interlocking shapes, zigzags, optical illusions, brickwork patterns, and other eye-catchers. Color all or just parts of these crisp black-and-white designs to create spectacular effects.Book specifications: paperback, 32 pgs., 8 1/4 in. x 11 in.Publisher: Dover, 2006.
Create a rainbow of flame with these pine cones. They add blue and green flames to the orange and red flames for a riot of color. Perfect for use in your fireplace or outdoor firepit. You get a 1-lb. bag for hours of colorful fun. Pine cones, approx. 1-1/2" dia. x 2"H, each. Pine cones add blue and green flames to a roaring fire Also great for camping trips and fire pits Basket not included Details: 1 lb. of pine cones Approx. 1-1/2" dia. x 2"H, each.
For the many youngsters who love ballet and love to color: 29 scenes depicting classic costumes and characters from such popular ballets as Swan Lake, Petrouchka, The Nutcracker, Don Quixote, Cinderella, Coppelia, The Sleeping Beauty, and The Firebird. Captions include title of ballet, story line, composer, year first performed, and characters depicted. Paperback book measures 8 1/4 in. x 11 in., 32 pages. Dover Publications, 2004. ISBN 0486436462
Depicted in this coloring book is a host of marine creatures for whom the coral reef is home: seahorse, butterfly fish, hawksbill turtle, parrot fish, octopus, dam selfish, moray eel, sea cucumber, dolphin, hydro medusa jellyfish, sea dragon, royal empress angelfish, trigger fish, Moorish idol and many more. Detailed captions provide a fascinating overview of the great diversity of life on coral reefs. Paperback, 48 pages. ISBN:486285421. DOVER
DOVER PUBLICATIONS-Coloring Book: Butterflies. This treasury of detailed and accurately rendered pictures invites coloring book enthusiasts to bring over forty species of butterflies to life in vivid color. Fact-filled captions and full-color illustrations are provided for each butterfly making this an excellent book not only for artists but nature lovers as well. This package contains one coloring book with forty-three pictures. Made in USA.
From the giant Andean condor to the tiny bee hummingbird, these remarkable birds come in all sizes and colors. Nature artist Ruth Soffer provides accurate, ready-to-color images of the roadrunner, the great hornbill, the emperor penguin, the blue-footed booby, the Raggiana bird of paradise, the European bee-eater, and 24 other intriguing feathered creatures.Book specifications: paperback, 30 pgs., 8 1/4 in. x 11 in.Publisher: Dover, 2006.
In this captivating coloring book, artist Anna Pomaska combines the entertaining challenge of finding cleverly concealed objects in a drawing with the fun-filled activity of coloring. Along the way, youngsters are introduced to the letters of the alphabet and objects beginning with those letters. All subjects are described in the caption below each ready-to-color tableau; solutions are included. Paperback, 32 pages. ISBN:486272613. DOVER
ATTAIN FOCUS, CLARITY, AND PEACE WHILE ADDING BRIGHT AND INSPIRING COLORS TO THESE UNIQUE FLORAL PATTERNSRelax, focus, reach a higher state of mindfulness and simply enjoy yourself as you artfully fill in the intricate shapes. Coloring Flower Mandalas offers you a garden of inspiring blooms, including: -Orchids-Roses-Gardenias-Vines-Lilies-Sunflowers -Loutuses -Marigolds-Poppies-TulipsAuthor: Wendy PiersallISBN:9781612434575
This stocking stuffer-sized coloring book is perfect for taking along with you on all of your holiday road trips and adventures. Each of the whimsical illustrations are perfect for decorating with markers, watercolors, colored pencils, gel pens and crayons. Small enough to color anywhere, but big enough for creative fun, each design is printed on high quality, extra-thick paper that won't bleed through. 64 pgs.
This inspiring coloring book for children presents beautifully detailed pictures, ranging from symbols of the Eucharist to images of the saints who contributed to our understanding and devotion to the Eucharist. Written and illustrated by artist Katherine Sotnik, this book teaches as it entertains, showing the vessels for the liturgy as well as explaining the different names and terms that the Eucharist has.
Lovely line drawings based on paintings by great masters grace every page of this coloring book. Accompanying each image is a quotation from the Holy Bible. Children will learn about the Holy Family: Jesus, Mary, and St. Joseph. A wonderful way to introduce your children to the Holy Family! Holy Family Coloring Book Beautiful images combined with verses from Scripture Cultivates a love for the Holy Family
Entertaining, educational home or classroom aid introduces youngsters to 30 countries of the world. Maps with names of major cities in Mexico, Argentina, Saudi Arabia, India, Spain, France, Nigeria, and 23 other nations also includes colorable pictures of each country-s national flag, landmarks, and natural resources. Paperback book measures 8 1/4 in. x 11 in., 32 pages. Dover, 2005. ISBN 0486439836
Create your own gallery of favorite feline portraits with skillfully rendered illustrations of eight perennially popular breeds including Burmese, Havana Brown, Persian, Russian Blue and four others. Each illustration - enclosed in a frame-like border - comes glowingly alive when colored and placed in a window or against other sources of light. Paperback, 16 pages. ISBN:486264971. DOVER
COLORING FOR ADULTS GETS A NAUTICAL TWIST WITH THIS COLLECTION OF WHIMSICAL MANDALASRelax, focus, reach a higher state of mindfulness and simply enjoy yourself as you artistically fill in the intricate shapes. Coloring Ocean Mandalas offers you an imaginative array of underwater images, including: -Whales-Mermaids-Sea Turtles-Sea Horses-Dolphins-Sea Urchins-JellyfishISBN:9781612435466
Coloring books are not just for the little ones anymore! From fan favorite, Todd McFarlane, comes the Spawn Coloring Book! Todd is known for his hyper-detailed line work and now you are in the position of comic book colorist, designing a color scheme for some of Spawn's most memorable pages. This book is for Spawn and comic book fans alike. Be part of the Spawn legacy! Age 13 and up.
Printed on special translucent paper, these ready-to-color designs will produce vivid stained glass pictures. Use crayon, felt-tip pen, watercolor, tempera or oil paint to achieve eye-catching visual effects. 16 black and white designs are printed on both sides-- you can color both sides of the paper for richer, more vibrant hues. Paperback, 32 pages. ISBN:486248208. DOVER
Coloring Mandalas-tradional, intricate circular designs-can be meditative, relaxing and creative practice for children and adults alike. Begin your journey to calm with this beautifully packaged book, which presents 92 madalas for your drawing pleasure. Choose the colors you want and treasure, frame, and display the final art.96pp., 9.80x9.80 paperbackISBN: 9781454916185
Blaze a trail through a juicy apple, a buzzing bee, a seagoing sailboat, and other objects. When you're finished traveling, you can color the big pictures in each of the 26 mazes, one for each letter of the alphabet. If you get stuck, just take a peek at the answers at the end of the bookBook specifications: paperback, 32 pgs., 8 1/4 in. x 11 in.Publisher: Dover, 2006.
Adult coloring books are the new therapy. Coloring works as a relaxation technique, calming the mind and occupying the hands, and helps you enter a freer state of being. It also stimulates brain ares related to motor skills and creativity.Each book features illustrations to use as reference, alongside clear line drawings ready for the addition of color.
Lovely line drawings based on paintings by great masters grace every page of this coloring book. Children will learn about the mysteries of the Holy Rosary as they color, giving additional depth and meaning to the prayer. Perfect for families! Most Holy Rosary Coloring Book Perfect way to deepen devotion to the rosary Beautiful pictures to color
Bring one-of-a-kind flair to these fantastical designs Proudly display every page as a work of art. And, for those who can't find the pointy end of a pencil, our introductory how-to guide includes a crash course in using colored pencils, blending and layering, as well as color scheme inspirations.72pp., 8x105 double-tipped pencils
Printed on high-quality, extra-thick paper, the inspiring and gorgeous pictures in this coloring book are just begging to be decorated with markers, gel pens, watercolors or colored pencils. Filled with encouraging words and phrases, each page is perforated for easy display and removal. Includes 30 relaxing new activities.
Youngsters and Wild West fans of all ages get a taste of exciting rodeo action with these 25 ready-to-color illustrations. Includes action-packed drawings of calf ropers, rodeo clowns, trick riders, broncobusters, and other rodeo personalities. Paperback book measures 8 1/4 in. x 11 in., 32 pages. Dover. ISBN 0486433307