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!
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.
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!
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.
Meet the professional artist, and educator, Jennifer Zimmerman (@moderncoloring), known for her coloring and tuturial-books.
Hear about her art background, how she first got in contact with the coloring community, and get a lot of great tips and tricks for how to evolve as colorist (for example why it´s so good to use markers as a base layer, before adding colored pencils on top, what you can learn from a color wheel, and why toned papers are so good).
We also talk about her coloring books, Bella Futura and Glamourista, and her two tuturial-books: The secrets of coloring 1 & 2.
She loves to color faces and hair, and to help illustrators to promote their new books. In this episode you´ll meet Selina (@coloured_by_me), and get to know more about her and her fantastic coloring-teqniques. We are talking about pencil pressure, toned paper versus the books, bokeh backgrounds, gold, fur and hair. And why she doesn´t have a Youtube-channel.
She also talks about her new project: A coloring book, with portraits, where some of the money will go to charity.
Meet the skilled colorista, Betty Hung (@colorartbybettyhung), from Canada, and learn her best tips when it comes to fur, cats eyes , bokeh backgrounds and blending.
We also talk about how she choose colors, why she didn´t become a professional artist and how she ended up in Susan Carlson´s coloring team.
She is FILLED with ideas, all the time, and she loves to come up with ideas that brings the coloring community together. Meet Becci, known under the name Becci´z Color Escape, on Youtube and Instagram, and hear about how it all started, why she has such big cup of coffee# and how she color skin.
And of course we talk a lot about her latest idea - the BIG community project: #theHK5project - with the goal to finish five of Hanna Karlzon´s books, together, in june and july. (A project I´m also involved in!)
In this episode I welcome back Maria Trolle, to talk about her latest coloring book, Flora. In this book we can find the girl Flora, and her sister, and a lot of plants and flowers, but also magical and mythological figures, like fairies and trolls and Näcken (a Swedish mythological lake-man)
We also talk about her garden and her cat, Lotus, who you can find on many pages in this new book.
You also get to know if she's planning more coloring books in the future.