Adult Coloring Book Reviews

The Story of the Seed Coloring Book

The Story of the Seed Coloring Book Buy on Amazon US|Buy from Etailer
on 2016
Style: color inspiration images, double page printing, Paper: Medium to Heavy
Format: Card cover, Glue & Stitched
four-half-stars

The Story of the Seed Chinese Coloring Book sets out the story of a young girl who has a dream that takes her away with the fairies and butterflies of her imagination.

The Story of the Seed Coloring Book

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four-half-stars
The Story of the Seed Coloring Book Buy on Amazon US|Buy from Etailer
on 2016
Style: color inspiration images, double page printing, Paper: Medium to Heavy
Format: Card cover, Glue & Stitched
four-half-stars

The Story of the Seed Chinese Coloring Book sets out the story of a young girl who has a dream that takes her away with the fairies and butterflies of her imagination.

The Story of the Seed Coloring Book

This post contains affiliate links you can use to purchase the product. If you buy a book using that link, I will receive a small commission. This does not affect the price that you pay. Your support is very much appreciated x

This beautiful Chinese coloring book has been sitting in my “to review” stack for a few years now (that gives you an idea of how far behind on reviews I am lol)

When I purchased this book, I fell in love with the cover art. As there was little information about the book, when I purchased it, I had no idea of what to expect.

It was a surprise when it arrived ……because I had imagined it as a small pocket sized book and instead it is oversized!

Whilst I adore the oversized books that I have in my collection, I find it a struggle to store them. Usually they end up laying down flat with other books stored vertically on them. Of course then you can’t access the book …so it sinks to the bottom of the pile πŸ™ .

I’d love to know how you store your over sized books

Artwork

The Story of the Seed is an art book, story book and coloring book combined.

two colored girls from The Story of the Seed Chinese coloring book

Each coloring page features a cute little girl with lovely elements of nature that has a folk art appeal to it.

A colored inspirational image has been provided for each coloring page. My only nit pick here is that they are so beautiful it would be lovely to frame them. Of course, doing that would lose the line art to color πŸ™

The artist uses a dull black for her lines with some solid color and textural color.

Layout

Illustrations have been printed on both sides of the off white, medium quality paper. The paper has a faint texture to it making it ideal for colored pencils.

colored page of girl on flower from the book The Story of the Seed

Wet media would likely mark the reverse image and damage it.

Detail level

The large size of the coloring book makes it easier to color for those with a visual or a motor impairment. However, the artist does manage to pack a lot of elements on to the page which could be distracting.

Where to buy

Happy coloring x

Lea

four-half-stars

About the author

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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