Published by Eastgate Resource Ltd on 2017
Style: color inspiration images, double page printing
Format: Card cover
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Enter the realm of fantasy and match Briar’s colours, or choose your own unique colour themes.
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The Briar Coloring Book Review
For lovers of well known artist, Briar, there is now a coloring book must have. Fans of the fantasy world would love this book as a keepsake as well as a coloring book. Briar’s works have previously been sold as paintings, cards and journals so a coloring book seems a natural progression.
The Briar Colouring Book has been printed in the UK and is not as readily available as other coloring books.
Cover & Layout
The glossy cover of The Briar Coloring Book Features a partially colored image on the front. On the back there are 3 colored thumbnail images and 3 line art thumbnails.
On the thick spine the title and publisher’s name are shown.
The Briar Colouring Book is approximately A4 sized.
Beautifully colored inspirational images from Briar’s paintings feature in this book at the beginning and the end.
A beautifully colored title page starts the book with copyright information on reverse.
This is followed by two further colored images, printed on both sides of the paper. My only niggle with this coloring book is that I wish the colored images were printed on single sided paper only. I would so love to take one out and frame it, but that would mean choosing which image to display.
A welcome message follows from the artist which has been framed in line art. On the reverse there is a small image to color. This would be the best place to test out your mediums.
At the end of the book is the Briar Gallery. This section features 10 colored images, printed on both sides of the paper (including the most beautiful unicorn ever!)
Briar’s line art is printed on high quality, white mixed media paper. On the reverse of each image “line drawing versions of the classic Mythic Celts range by new designer Lauren de Lacey” have been printed.
Many of the illustrations are contained within a border which nicely frames the picture.
The illustrations are well positioned and centered on the page. At the moment, the spine is quite stiff on the book so it may take some pressure to color in areas near to the spine.
All of the images have been orientated portrait style.
There are no double page scenes in the book.
Coloring Book Images and Illustrations
The art work in this book, both colored and uncolored, is stunningly beautiful. It transports you to a fantasy world of dragons, fairies and unicorns. Glamorous and strong women abound in this beautiful fantasy world.
Colorists will find that there is a great variety of images within the book to showcase techniques. Coloring fur on animals, scales on dragons, armour, gowns and scenes of nature throughout.
Line art is black and easy to see. The art work has the appearance of hand drawn art and is sketchy in some parts with open elements and varying line weight. In some images the line color appears muddy black/brown.
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Where to buy
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