Coloring For Fun readers know how much we love to color. It is our favorite way to melt away the stress. That’s why we are excited to hear that someone has joined forces with Instagram allowing you to create a coloring book featuring your Instagram photos.
How awesome is that?
I have been coloring for almost two years now. I have scoured Facebook Coloring Groups and made wishlists on Amazon for many of the products my coloring friends have been loving.
My purchases have been for small amounts of pencils of every brand that were in my price range. I’ve tried most of the affordable brands, and found that my affinity was for Prismacolor Premier Pencils!
This adult coloring book movement took off a couple of years ago, with the release of Johanna Basford’s Secret Garden, and is still going strong. You might have picked up your first coloring book because you wanted to express yourself artistically even though art may not be one of your strengths. Or you might have started coloring because of the studies that have shown that coloring is an excellent way to relax and de-stress. Continue reading
Over the last few weeks, we have looked at the basics of art theory and how we can use it to improve our coloring. Over the next couple of weeks, we will be looking at the basics of colored pencils, before moving on to a new series on blending and shading using colored pencils.
This is the third in a three-part series on color theory.
In our second post, we introduced color schemes and learned how they can help us improve the results of our coloring.
In this post, we will learn about color values and how they can make our coloring come to life.