Lilian DockerJune 7, 2021Coloring Ideas
Choose a coloring book that appeals to you. Coloring books geared towards adults have enjoyed a recent surge in popularity, so you have many options to choose from.
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.
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.
Coloring is a great activity that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike. It’s relaxing, inexpensive, and an ideal way to get creative without needing many supplies. To begin coloring, choose what you want to color and the tools that you want to use.
If you think your utensils could smudge, either color the center of your picture first and work your way outwards, or to start at the top of your page and work your way down.
Use varying amounts of pressure to create the illusion of shadows. This technique, referred to as shading, adds depth and dimension to your picture. Simply vary the amount of pressure that you are apply with your coloring utensil depending on how light or dark you’d like a given area to be.