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Echo Chernik Coloring Folio

by Echo Chernik
Published by Self Published Format: Posters
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A beautiful collection of posters printed on high quality artists's paper. Ready to color and frame.

Echo Chernik Coloring Folio

Echo Chernik Coloring Folio Video Review

I hope you enjoyed the video review of the collection of coloring posters from Echo Chernik.

Echo Chernik Coloring Folio  Review

I purchased this lovely set of posters via  a Kickstarter campaign earlier this year.      I fell in love with the cover image that was colored by a professional artist, Emma Garside.     The beautiful Art  Nouveau styled woman with the lovely presentation caught my eye.

The artist, Echo Chernik has previously completed a collection of art works featuring Goddesses.     Each of the beautiful paintings was over 6 feet tall!   She then used those beautiful original pieces of art to create line art, at a reduced size, for colorists to color in.

You can see the original paintings that this coloring folio is based on below and at her website.

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Presentation & Layout

The artist elected to have her coloring “book” created as a Folio, loose pages or posters to color and frame.     This means that the collection was not as expensive to reproduce. The lack of  binding makes it easy to color each image for the colorist and ensures that binding does not interfere with the illustration.      Rather than present the posters in a plastic bag, they created a beautiful double sided executive style binder for the posters where they can be easily stored, when not in use, and easily shipped.      The cover features the beautiful Goddess of Tea colored by Emma Garside.

Illustrations

The Kickstarter campaign allowed for buyers to purchase different numbers of images.     The set that I purchased is as per the video above.

The illustrations have all been inked in a crisp, black line and the line weight varies depending on the detail and the definition being presented in the illustration.     The colorist may find it useful to look at the original pieces of art when coloring for inspiration.

All of the illustrations by Echo Chernik have a lovely frame surrounding it and the Echo-x logo stamped in red.

The A4 sized illustrations have been drawn by Emma Garside who is well known for her work with Celtic knots.

A mix of premium foolscap and A4 sized archival matte paper have been used for the illustrations.    As the posters are printed on single sided papers, and due to the quality paper, you should be able to use any medium of your choice on it.    Make sure you discreetly test in a corner first before diving in though 🙂

Many of these drawings are very detailed with a number of elements filling the page.      New colorists, have enough line art to simplify the coloring process and should be able to produce great results even without fancy techniques.     Skilled colorists,  will bring these images to a whole new level with subtle shading, outlining and blending techniques.

Echo Chernik Coloring Folio Illustrations

Please click on an image to view more detail.

 

Where to buy

You can purchase the Echo Chernik Coloring Folio direct from the artist here.

Happy coloring x
Lea

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About Echo Chernik

Echo Chernik is a talented artist and illustrator that specializes in art nouveau influenced poster design, adverisements, package design and bookcovers. As a traditionally trained artist she is extremely versatile and can work using many mediums. Echo Chernik has received numerous awards for her beautifully depicted art work.

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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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