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Coloring to Sketching?

When I first started coloring, I never imagined it would turn into a hobby. But not only have I started coloring regularly but it's also prompted me to start drawing. I used to draw and sketch as a kid and loved doing it.

My mom first noticed that I had a talent for drawing when I was eight years old. We were studying birds in science and I was supposed to draw different types of beaks – ranging from ducks and pigeons to eagles and vultures. The pictures turned out quite well and my mom encouraged me to keep drawing.

I sent handmade greeting cards with pictures that I had drawn myself to family. I even had a sketchbook that I filled up with my favorite comic characters and cartoons. Somewhere along the way, adult me quite forgot the joy of drawing, sketching and coloring.

Getting back into coloring with other coloring books got me thinking. Why shouldn't I revive another old hobby as well? So I got some graphite pencils, a few Pitt pens and dug out an old Starthmore sketchbook …

Book Review: Terry Pratchett's Discworld Coloring Book

One of the best things about coloring books is that each one has something different inside. Nature, animals, flowers, patterns, people, stories - pick what you want and color them in! You can also get coloring books of your favorite TV show, movie, book or even video game. So I was really happy to find that Terry Pratchett's Discworld Coloring Book was a real thing. It is my absolute favorite series and the designs are drawn by Paul Kidby himself!

Book - Terry Pratchett's Discworld Coloring Book
Author - Paul Kidby

Description

Terry Pratchett's Discworld Coloring Book is exactly what it says on the cover. It contains the original artwork by Paul Kidby for the Discworld series, adapted as line illustrations for us to color. All the iconic and favorite characters make an appearance somewhere between the covers - from Rincewind, DEATH, the Librarian, Granny to Vimes. There are some double page spreads and some patterns/wallpaper types images as well. The publishers have even inc…