I’ll Color Your World if You Color Mine

November 17, 2016
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Color Me Enchanted by Masha D’Yans and Gala Lazuli

Have you been swept up into the adult coloring book craze? We have! And we are so happy to show off some of our favorites from Red Cap artists, friends, and a few treasured vintage finds. Making artwork is important to our creative well-being, and finding a way for everyone to participate (regardless of their artistic talent) is the key to stress relief and fun! So grab your colored pencils–this is detail work, folks–and check these out.

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Color Me Enchanted by Masha D’Yans and Gala Lazuli

First up is our friend Masha D’Yans who worked on this brand new coloring book with her mother, Galina! It features intricate fairy tales from all over the world, and will keep you entertained with its lavish scenery and gorgeous characters.

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Vegetables Colouring Book by James Gulliver Hancock

James Gulliver Hancock! His illustration is made for intricate coloring time, and he has two on the market now that we love. Vegetables Give You Super Powers offers playful veggie coloring fun. If you’re up for something a bit more complicated, check out Gulliver’s New Travels which is a deep dive into some magical city-scapes and other-worldly coloring journeys.

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Vegetables Colouring Book by James Gulliver Hancock
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Vegetables Colouring Book by James Gulliver Hancock
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Gulliver’s New Travels by James Gulliver Hancock
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Gulliver’s New Travels by James Gulliver Hancock
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Gulliver’s New Travels by James Gulliver Hancock
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A Short Colouring Book of Nearly Everything by Anke Weckmann

Nearly everything. Just about. Anke was made for coloring book design, and we are oh-so glad that she published this gem. A Short Colouring Book of Nearly Everything is whimsical, sweet, and vibrant with happy characters. Grab it on her Etsy shop.

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A Short Colouring Book of Nearly Everything by Anke Weckmann
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A Short Colouring Book of Nearly Everything by Anke Weckmann
A Love Letter to Canada by Carolyn Gavin
A Love Letter to Canada by Carolyn Gavin

To Canada with Love, from Carolyn Gavin. This ecojot coloring book honors our buddies to the North and teaches us a thing or two. Created exclusively for Roots. Follow Carolyn for how to purchase this one, or view her cards for Red Cap, here.

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A Love Letter to Canada by Carolyn Gavin
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David Bowie Starman Colouring Book. Photo by Hollie in Wanderlust

David Bowie, nothing is the same without you. You were the glue that was holding everything together. At least, however, we can color your Ziggy Stardust phase. We love this one which is available here.

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David Bowie Starman Colouring Book
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David Bowie Starman Colouring Book

 

 

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David Bowie Starman Colouring Book
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Outside the Lines, curated by Souris Hong-Poretta

This one just tickles us. Curated by Souris Hong-Poretta, this one is full of many artists works for giant imaginations. “For anyone who loves creativity and contemporary art, or who simply loves the joy of coloring, comes Outside the Lines, a striking collection of illustrations from more than 100 creative masterminds, including animators, cartoonists, fine artists, graphic artists, illustrators, musicians, outsider artists, photographers, street artists, and video game artists.”

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Outside the Lines

Plus, a peek at our vintage coloring book collection which is tops! What should we do with these? Have any ideas?
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