How Find The Best Coloring Supplies For Adults

This is Part 2 of a 3-part series on How To Get Started Coloring For Less Than $100:

Part 1 – How to Find The Best Coloring Books For A Beginner

Part 2 – [You Are Here] – How to Find The Best Coloring Supplies For Adults

Part 3 – The Best Place To Find Your Coloring Supplies

In the first part of this series, I recommended five great adult coloring books designed to get you started on your coloring journey. The best part is that purchasing all five of these excellent books will only cost you $43.11 out of our $100 budget leaving you with $56.89 to spend on pens, pencils, and the other supplies that you will need to get started coloring.

In this second part of the series, I want to talk about the best way to spend that $56.89 on coloring supplies.

Finding The Most Comfortable Way To Color

I learned through experience that I needed more than just books to color. I live in a small house, and I don’t have a craft room. I needed to find a way to be able to store my coloring supplies safely, and still be able to pull them out quickly when I have time to color.

I also have back problems, so coloring in bed is the most comfortable place for me to color. I use a lap desk, with a clipboard and a light to make coloring more comfortable.

Maybe you have a craft room, maybe you color in bed, in a comfortable chair, or perhaps you color someplace else. Wherever it is, you should color where you are most comfortable and can have the most fun.

These recommendations are based on what works for other colorists with back problems and me. They may or may not be the best solutions for you. Again, you should do whatever works best to make coloring fun for you!

Recommended Coloring Supplies For Adults

Recommended Coloring Supplies For Adults

Prismacolor Premier
Prismacolor Premier – These are artist-quality colored pencils that are designed for every level of expertise. The colors are easily blended, slow to wear, and waterproof. This set of 24 Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils comes with its handy tin storage case that also makes it easy to get to just the colors you need for $18.35.

Prismacolor Premier SharpnerPrismacolor Premier Pencil Sharpener –
Since your Prismacolor Premier Pencils come unsharpened (your pencils may or may not come sharpened), you will need a pencil sharpener. This pencil sharpener has been specially designed to sharpen your Prismacolor Premier Pencils to a perfect point, and you can choose point with either a wide or narrow angle. This sharpener will cost you $5.53.

Sharpie ultra fine MarkerSharpie Ultra-Fine Point Permanent Markers
– You will also want to try some colored markers, and this 24-Pack of assorted colors, 5 of which are limited edition Glam colors, will be a great addition to your collection of coloring supplies. The ultra-fine tip produces precise, thin lines with long-lasting permanence for $13.00.

Blue ClipboardClipboard
– This Clipboard is made of plastic material, designed with a sturdy metal clip. This clipboard will hold you work as your color allowing you to have a hands-free coloring experience. This clipboard is available for $2.99.


Energizer LED Book LightEnergizer Adult Coloring Led Light – This flexible book light works well to direct light only where you need it. The clip allows you to easily affix the light to your clipboard, and you should get more than 10 hours of coloring on one set of batteries. The flexible rubber neck bends easily and holds its position for precision lighting just where you want it. The Energizer LED Book Light is $6.99.

Adult Coloring Lap deskLapGear Student LapDesk Black
– This lap desk is sturdy, durable, and lightweight. It is designed for maximum comfort and stability, and it is impact resistant as well as easy to clean. This lap desk is $9.99



These are my six recommended coloring supplies designed to get you started on your coloring journey.

The best part is that purchasing all six of these items will only cost you $56.85. When we combine this with the $43.11 that we spent on coloring books, we have spent a total of $99.96 out of our $100 budget.

In the third part of this series, I will show you where you can find everything that you need, all in one place, with free 2nd-day shipping. So before you run out to buy all 11 of these items, make sure to read part three of our series.

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