Evie StantonJune 10, 2021Coloring Ideas
You spent so much time on the piece of art — don’t throw it away! And it can be a nightmare to store kids art. Let’s make something fun with your coloring sheets instead!
When using coloring books, you can use your lap as a coloring surface if you’d like to draw while in bed on the couch, for example.
Try shading by using a combination of light and dark tones to show where the aspects of your drawings that are highlighted. You can also try cross hatching by adding intersecting lines to create dimension.
Making sure that you don’t press too hard with the colored pencils will also prevent them from breaking.
You are not necessarily limited to actual coloring books. Tons of printable coloring pages are available online and many of them are free.
Print the image as a full page to give your child plenty of space to color. If you’re given the option to choose what size the image will be printed as, select “full page.” Click “print” again to print out the picture.