Passionistacolorista
#62. Trust the mess - with mixed media artist Jane Davenport

#62. Trust the mess - with mixed media artist Jane Davenport

November 13, 2020

Welcome to this episode with mixed media artist Jane Davenport. She has done five best-selling books -  and two of them are coloring books (Whimsical girls and Whimsical and wild).

She does a lot of art videos and tutorials on Youtube and Facebook and she even have her own brand with art supplies.

In this episode she explains how everything started and gives a lot of great tips for coloring and art journaling. She also talks about why it´s so important to follow your heart and not compare yourself with others. And of course: How - and why - you always must trust the mess!

#61. Colour with a smile on your face - with @olivier_odorant_

#61. Colour with a smile on your face - with @olivier_odorant_

October 5, 2020

Meet Olivier Odorant (as she calls herself on Instagram and Youtube) - a colorist, who´s work always put a smile on my face.

She likes to draw and colour cute pictures, and finds inspiration from anime and Disney movies - much like myself. 

She´s also a great tutor and I have learned a lot from watching her videos.

In this episode we´ll talk about how she started to draw and color, why she loves coloring books so much, how she likes to cover black lines with white gouche, why it´s important for her to feel happy when she´s colouring,  and the importance of not comparing yourself to others. And why she´s not told her family back in Vietnam about her big passion.

 

#60. Covering the lines with white Posca - with Katerina Bobarykina

#60. Covering the lines with white Posca - with Katerina Bobarykina

August 23, 2020

In this episode you´ll meet Katerina Bobarykina, skilled colorist, and illustrator of two own coloring books: Ethno Spirit and Spirits of the past.  

As colorist Katerina loves the books by Hanna Karlzon, Maria Trolle and Kanoko Egusa, but she always wants to change the pictures to make them look more realistic. 

In this episode she gives her best tips for how to cover the black lines in the books with white Posca pen, and use colored pencils on top. 

She also talks about how she learned to draw, and how important it is to experiment and follow your inspiration.

#59. Highlights, shading, black Posca and favorite paper - with Morena Vajak

#59. Highlights, shading, black Posca and favorite paper - with Morena Vajak

August 14, 2020

Meet the amazing colorist, Morena Vajak! 

 

In this episode you will learn how her coloring passion started, what she uses for highlights and shades, what her favorite papers are and why she likes Posca for black backgrounds. And a lot more! 

#58. Behind the scenes at Colouring Heaven - with Jenny Cook

#58. Behind the scenes at Colouring Heaven - with Jenny Cook

July 14, 2020

In this episode you´ll learn more about how the popular Colouring Heaven magazines are made, and get to know the person behind it - Jenny Cook, from Bristol in UK. 

She has worked with several other creative magazines before, but this time it´s more emotional for her. She has a close connection with the coloring community, to be able to see what people like to color. AND she´s also a great colorist herself. 

We are talking about the magazine, Jenny´s own coloring, her creative background, how she comes up with ideas for the issues, and the big Masterclass held last year, where colorists from UK met up in Bath to color, chat and meet Jasmine Becket Griffith.

Welcome to listen!

/ Isabell (Passionistacolorista)

#57. A Creative Happy Place - with Johanna Basford

#57. A Creative Happy Place - with Johanna Basford

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. 

#56. Masja´s fairytales

#56. Masja´s fairytales

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. 

 

#55. Boost your creativity - with @atonofcolors

#55. Boost your creativity - with @atonofcolors

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

#54. Beautiful backgrounds, coloring books and oil paint, with @irini.arts

#54. Beautiful backgrounds, coloring books and oil paint, with @irini.arts

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

#53. Drawing, coloring and cute little Buns, with Dea Lenihan

#53. Drawing, coloring and cute little Buns, with Dea Lenihan

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.

 

 

 

 

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