Adult Coloring Book Reviews

Colour Me Mindful – Tropical

Colour Me Mindful - Tropical
Written by coloringqueen
Colour Me Mindful: Tropical by Anastasia Catris
Published by Orion on July 30th 2015
Pages: 64
Format: Card cover
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These intricate and beautifully detailed line drawings of tropical scenes are ready for you to bring to life. Relieve stress, practice your mindfulness, and discover your creative side as you unplug and slow down by filling these exquisite pages with color.
No matter our age, useful mindfulness techniques can help re-center us amidst a world of noisy stimuli constantly vying for our attention. Coloring can act like a tranquil meditation—relax and unwind with this calming coloring book for adults featuring beautifully detailed line drawings and designs of this tropical paradise.
Make your mark—inside or outside the lines—with these fifty beautiful black and white illustrations of exotic lizards, breathtaking birds, and other amazing jungle life just waiting for your gentle touch to bring the soothing cadence of the tropics to life.
Don’t miss the other adult coloring books in the Color Me Mindful series: Color Me Mindful: Underwater and Color Me Mindful: Birds. Join the coloring craze!

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Colour Me Mindful – Tropical – Anastasia Catris

This smallish adult colouring book by Illustrator, Anastasia Catris has a Tropical theme.       The book has a card cover with some line work that  you could colour in.    I would suggest alcohol markers as the cover is quite waxy.   The book measures approximately 17cm x 17cm.    I find that this is a great size for carrying in my handbag to the local coffee shop with a few gel pens or pencils.

The illustrations are all printed on white good quality paper.    The usual caveat regarding markers applies.  Always test on one of the forward pages before diving into the art work to ensure that there is no bleed through.   The illustrations are printed on both sides of the paper and that is a  negative for me.   It makes re-purposing your art difficult as well as limiting the selection of mediums used.

There are some fun images of surfboards on the sand as well as the usual tropical images that you would expect from this theme.  There is a koala in a tree which I wouldn’t class as tropical but maybe to the rest of the world it is 🙂

Some of the images run right to the spine of the book which can make it difficult to colour in the crease area.     Another issue with this book is that some of the full page designs have elements cut off at the spine eg half a bird is shown.

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Happy coloring x
Lea

four-half-stars

About Anastasia Catris

Anastasia Catris is a Freelance illustrator and writer. She is based in Cardiff, Wales. She studied English Literature at University of London and received a a BA (Hons). She also studied Cartoon and Graphic Art at The Kubert School, New Jersey.

She has worked for Harper Collins publishers as a freelance Illustrator and now works as a freelance illustrator and journalist.

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coloringqueen

I’m Lea and I love everything to do with coloring! If it is a coloring book, a poster or even a bookmark that you can color in, I’m all over it. Of course, a girl has to have some pencils, markers, gelly rolls, pastels and what not to make those pictures pretty and I love those as well.

Whilst my coloring style lacks skill, I am enthusiastic and focused on enjoying the moment and having fun.

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