What we have to look forward to!
As I mentioned a few posts ago, I have been in contact with many people who are allowing me to review their work. In the spirit of being upfront and not accused of copying anyone else, I will list these below so we all know what we've got to look forward to seeing on my blog in the near future!
First of all, I am excited to announce that companies such as Stabilo, Tinc, BiC, Pentel, Uni-ball, Edding and West Design Products have offered to send me some pens and pencils for me to review here on Colour with Claire! Check out what I have received so far! As you all know, I'm a massive stationery geek so this is a dream come true for me! Stay tuned for my pen reviews coming soon!
Click the blue 'Read More' link to see what amazing books I have coming!
I am in the middle of reviewing The Really Relaxing Colouring Book 10: Colour Therapy by Elizabeth James, which should be up later today. There are some beautiful designs, including very intricate patterns for those of us who like to get stuck in with our fineliners!
I have very gratefully been offered to review 2 books from the publisher Pelekinesis, The Crazy Creatures Colouring Book by Liz Parkinson, and Bugs of the Future Primitive by Ian Pyper. Both these books look really different and interesting, so I can't wait to receive them!
Zifflin has also gifted me 2 books to review, Doodle Invasion and Doodle Realm, which look extremely detailed and fun! Will be taking my time with those two for sure :)
Doodlers Anonymous are sending me one of their books, full of designs from artists all around the world!
Phoenix Yard Books are sending me a surprise in the mail, so can't wait for that!
Meg Cowley is sending The Wild Colouring Book which looks awesome!
Lynette Rozine Prock has sent me both her Mandala Meditation and Quiet the Mind books, they have a journal-type format as well as colouring, which I LOVE.
Mitchell Manuel from New Zealand (wow!) is sending me a copy of his book of intricate Maori geometrical designs, which looks awesome!
Joanna Osborne is sending me her Zentangled book- all the way from Australia! How cool!
Colouring for Grown Ups, this one looks hilarious! Thanks to Ryan Hunter for the copy!
Jenean Morrison - Flower Designs, looks absolutely beautiful!
Carlton Books are sending me The Tattoo Colouring Book = love it!
Gwen Davies is sending her new book, The Green Lady's Colouring Book, which looks wonderfully folksy- something I love! Super excited!
Suzie Makol is sending me her book, Any Colour You Like, which features drawings from a variety of artists, designers, engineers and even kids! Looks like tonnes of fun!
I Love Mel is sending a surprise book! I love her cool, quirky colouring books and honestly really excited to see what comes through the letterbox!
Masja's Artwork is kindly sending me 2 copies of her stunningly illustrated book My Wonderful World, one for me to review and the other to give away to one of you lucky guys! Watch out for the competition in the coming weeks.
Another independent illustrator, Edwina McNamee, is sending me a copy of her beautiful book Wings & Things as soon as it is published in the next few weeks. The book includes some beautiful designs of insects and wildlife, which will really get me in the mood for Summer I'm sure :)
I was contacted by Wendy Piersall who has sent me a copy of her new book Colouring Flower Mandalas, which looks stunning! I can't wait to get going on it!
I have a few more books in the pipeline, including Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom which is on its way from eBay as we speak! Hopefully you're all as excited by this as I am and will come and see all the colouring I'll be doing very soon!
24/4/2015 04:37:16 am
I really like this blog and I'm hoping Claire gets to review my book. I'm still waiting on a number of rendered images and feedback and hopefully there'll be a rough draft I can give Claire to check out. All the best. Mitch.
24/4/2015 04:42:07 am
Thanks so much for your kind message, Mitchell, and I would love to review your book when it's ready, it looks fabulous so far! You're on my list :) Kind Regards, Claire
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