I’ve just finished colouring in this template from my book “Doodleworlds”. I drew the template using pen and ink on paper, scanned it in for the book, but I chose to colour the template digitally using Autodesk Sketchbook Pro, my Microsoft Surface Book and Microsoft Surface Pen.
Doodleworlds is available on Amazon and in my Etsy shop – Artwyrd.
This is the finished Doodleworlds template that was started a couple or so days ago.
I needed a quiet day or two and colouring seemed to be the way to go, and it gave me a chance to work more with Autodesk Sketchbook Pro and my Microsoft Surface Pen and Surface Book.
There’s a facebook group dedicated to my colouring books – Angela Porter’s Coloring Book Fans
It’s WIP (work in progress) Wednesday over in the Angela Porter Coloring Books Fans facebook group. This is one of my current ones. It’s from my Doodleworlds book, available on Amazon, and a pdf version is available from my Etsy shop, Artwyrd.
I’ve been laid a tad low with some kind of cold, and I’m still not right today; it’s been a week or so now. So, my arty output has been curtailed somewhat, but it’s beginning to ramp up a tad now.
Colouring done using my Surface Pen using Autodesk Sketchbook Pro on my Microsoft Surface Book. I’m using various brushes for the design elements, but have used a gradient fill for the skies.
That’s right, Doodleworlds, the colouring book, is now available on Amazon.com as well as the other Amazon websites, so now all the lovely, wonderful colourists who love my work can join in with the fun of this book!
Angela Porter’s Coloring Book Fans facebook group challenge for December
This month, the challenge for the members of the facebook group Angela Porter’s Coloring Book Fans is a little different. I’ve set them a challenge to use limited palettes of winter or Christmas or holiday colours to colour in any template they wish and to share their results. I’m hoping for lots of sparkle and shine!
The image above is my offering today for the group, the template I created exclusively for them, so if you’d like to get it and colour it, head over to Angela Porter’s Coloring Book Fans and sign up. You’ll be sure to get a warm welcome there!
I drew the design on my Microsoft Surface Book using my Surface Pen and Autodesk Sketchbook Pro. I used the same tools to colour the image.
For some reason it’s not quite there at Amazon.com; there are some third party sellers offering the book for purchase at around double the price I’ve set. I trust the book will be live on Amazon.com in the next day or few.
In a shortwhile, a pdf version of the book is available via Etsy – perfect for colorists who love to print on paper or other substrates that is suitable for their favourite medium.
It contains 40 whimsical, fun, details coloring templates, where the creatures that inhabit the Doodleworlds journey through different landscapes. It is quintessentially Angela in style, quite intricate, busy, but cute and a little different to my previous books.
Anyone of any age who enjoys colouring in the more detailed designs will love this. Also, the imaginative and ‘doodly’ nature of the artwork means you can let yourself go and just have fun with colour!
There is a facebook fan group – Angela Porter’s Coloring Book Fans – which you can join and share your coloured work with other colorists who love my work.
Of course, you can also share your work directly with me via my facebook page – Angela Porter Illustrator, or on Instagram where you can tag me as AngelaPorterIllustrator.
I’d love to see how you bring the denizens and realms of the Doodleworlds to life with colour.