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#48. The secrets of coloring, with Jennifer Zimmerman

#48. The secrets of coloring, with Jennifer Zimmerman

July 9, 2019

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.

 

 

 

#47. Practice, patience and pencils on toned paper, with Selina (@coloured_by_me)

#47. Practice, patience and pencils on toned paper, with Selina (@coloured_by_me)

June 12, 2019

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.

 

#46. Fur, bokeh backgrounds and blending skills, with Betty Hung

#46. Fur, bokeh backgrounds and blending skills, with Betty Hung

June 8, 2019

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.

 

#45. Bringing the community together, and #theHK5project, with @becciz_color_escape

#45. Bringing the community together, and #theHK5project, with @becciz_color_escape

May 31, 2019

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!)

 

 

 

#44. Maria Trolle, about her latest coloring book, Flora!

#44. Maria Trolle, about her latest coloring book, Flora!

May 22, 2019

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. 

 

 

#43. With a love for muted colors, Prismacolor and Hanna Karlzon, with @coloringsofie

#43. With a love for muted colors, Prismacolor and Hanna Karlzon, with @coloringsofie

May 18, 2019

Meet Sofie (@coloringsofie) from Sweden, who makes magical things in Hanna Karlzon´s coloring books, with just a few pencils on every page. Prismacolor is the brand she uses and you can follow her process on her new Youtubechannel, where she uploads speed-coloring-videos. 

We are talking a lot about two of her favourite pages so far: The lynx-page and the chameleon-page in Hanna Karlzon´s latest coloring book, Själsfränder. She explaines how she picks colors for a page, how she creates light and contrasts and harmony. And you will get some of her favourite color-combos with Prismacolor. And a lot more!

#42. A million cute (and chubby) cats, with Lulu Mayo

#42. A million cute (and chubby) cats, with Lulu Mayo

May 1, 2019

Meet the illustrator behind"A million cats", "A million dogs", "A million bears"and "A million owls" coloring books.

Lulu Mayo lives in London, and have made six coloring books (A million sloths and A million unicorns are finished, but not released yet). 

In this episode she talks about how it started, why she like chubby animals, especially cats, and what she is working on right now. 

 

#41. Behind the scenes at Ruby Charm Colors (art journals, coloring books, the coloring team!)

#41. Behind the scenes at Ruby Charm Colors (art journals, coloring books, the coloring team!)

April 25, 2019

Meet Susan Carlson, the creator of coloring books, art journals and other things, under the name Ruby Charm Colors. 

She did a lot of different things in her life before she decided to do her first coloring book. She finds inspiration in the nature, and are working on a coloring book with bugs, that soon will be released. She also recently did two art journals and a planner,  that is a bit different from a regular coloring book.  In this episode she talks about her books, her background, her coloring team and gives her best coloring tips (for example how she likes to use the Irojiten pencils on the pages). 

 

#40. Alcohol markers, grayscale, and coloring for a living, with Belinda (@color_with_faithfulgirl1978

#40. Alcohol markers, grayscale, and coloring for a living, with Belinda (@color_with_faithfulgirl1978

April 19, 2019

Meet Belinda, more known as Color with faithfulgirl1978. She has a big youtubechannel, and a popular Facebook-Group, and are actually coloring for a living. 

In this episode you get to know more about her, and how it all started some years ago. She also gives her best tips on how to use alcohol markers, how to color hair and how to approach a greyscale picture. And a lot more of course!'

#39. Few pencils, but lot of color, with @anja.netzkatze

#39. Few pencils, but lot of color, with @anja.netzkatze

March 29, 2019

Meet the amazing colorista Anja (@anja.netzkatze on Instagram), who was creative already as a kid, but thought children´s coloring books were to childish. So when the adult coloring books became a thing, she bought her first book, and felt in love immediately. 

In this episode we talk about her passion for the coloring, how she does her georgeous pages, why she calls herself a "lazy colorista", and why Polychromos and Neocolor 2 are her favourites.