June 30, 2020
The situation in the world, with the coronavirus pandemic, is scary for most of us. We are dealing with this in different ways, but lucky for the coloring community, Johanna Basford´s way of coping is helping us aswell!
In this episode we are talking about how creativity have helped Johanna to feel better during these times, and why she has choosed to do livestreams on Facebook almost every day during the lock-down.
We are also talking about her free coloring book Flourish, and her next book, that will be released next year.
She is also giving her best reading/listening/watching-tips for the summer.
June 9, 2020
If you love fairytales AND to color in adult coloring books, this is the perfect podcast episode for you!
I have invited back the dutch illustrator Masja van den Berg, to talk about her latest coloring book, Masja´s fairytales. A book filled with beautiful illustrations from fairytales you probably remember from your own childhood, or have been reading for your kids or grandchildren.
May 22, 2020
She has a passion for coloring, journaling and drawing mandalas, and also a passion for spreading the joy of creativity to others.
Meet Naty Arbeláez, known under the name @atonofcolors, and hear her best tips for how do draw mandalas, do beautiful galaxies and for finding hapiness in the creative process itself - regardless of the result.
(If you wonder why we don´t mention Corona / Covid-19 it´s because we did this interview months ago - before the virus started to spread... ) / Isabell
January 18, 2020
She makes fantastic, creative and artistic backgrounds, with Neocolor II, pastels, acrylic paint, and lately, even oil paint.
In this episode you´ll meat Irini Malliora (@irini.arts on Instagram), from Greece, who love to experiment with backgrounds in the coloring books. We talk about how it started, how she have become so good, what "Stars coloring team" is, how she change the pictures from the books before she´s starting a new page and a lot more!
Happy listening! / Isabell
December 4, 2019
Meet the illustrator behind the coloring books "The Buns", Penelope´s Garden" and "Everyday magic". She once was a editorial make up artist, but wanted to do something else, so she could be home more with her family, and she has always loved to draw.
October 30, 2019
I can now send LIVE on Podbean, which I might test some time. This was my first test today, and if you missed it you can listen to the upload, and maybe you will be able to join live next time!
October 16, 2019
The art helped her through a depression, some years ago, and today she makes coloring pages for other people, mainly for her club members in Creative Happy Life Club.
In this episode you´ll meet Kim White, from Bristol in UK. We talk about why drawing is so important to her, how she uses her I-pad when she creates, how important it is with self care, the "comparison trap", the Creepy Colouring Collaboration and a lot more!
October 16, 2019
Johanna Basford is back with a new book, and a new mission: To make more people dare to draw their own pictures.
In this episode we talk about her new book, "How to draw inky wonderlands", her upcoming drawing school, her 6 month social media sabbatical, her favourite podcasts and a story about how a teacher almost destroyed her drawing hapiness ones upon a time.
October 10, 2019
She lives in Melbourn, Australia, works as a graphic designer, and have a big passion for coloring books.
In this episode you´ll meet Kristen Lambert-Bedelis, and get to know some of the techniques she is using, when she creates her beautiful colorings in Johanna Basford´s books.
We are talking about shading, pointalism, who she gets inspired by, and a lot more!
October 4, 2019
Meet the multi-talented, and extremely creative, colorist Karen Zaback, maybe more known under the name Zucchinikitty.
She is a master of using Distress Ink, and other kind of inks, in the coloring books, and in this episode she gives us a lot of great tips if we also want to try to use ink in our books.