As the end of the year draws near publishers look to fill bookstore shelves with their newest releases in the hope of attracting some of your coloring dollars, euros and pounds! Whether you are buying coloring books for gifts, fun or stress relief there is sure to be something in the variety of new coloring book releases that will get you reaching for your cash!
thecoloringbook.club round up some of the new coloring book releases, along with some of the more quirky offerings that are hitting the shelves this holiday season.
Ebony Rainn’s – Autumn Falls coloring book is perfect for anyone wanting to while away some time coloring pumpkins, leaves and autumnal fall scenes.
With 30 pages to color, there is plenty to keep you occupied whether you like woodland animals like deer and hedgehogs or fall leaves.
The book is available in traditional black ink on white paper or in a night edition where the illustrations are in white on black paper. The night time edition is a great idea, and as we discussed in our guide to coloring backgrounds a dark backdrop can really help your coloring leap out of the page.
Coloring at Christmas
In Johanna’s Christmas, Johanna Bashford brings the intricate design and elegant patterns that have been such a success in her Secret Garden and Lost Ocean books to the holiday season!
Expect pages filled with baubles, gifts, stockings and snow filled coloring fun.
There are 37 coloring designs that are printed on quality paper with each page perforated to allow you to easily remove your finished work for framing, gifting or a little DIY coloring page craft.
Season of the Box Set?
If you are a Game of Thrones fan then you’ll be excited to see HBO have released their official Game of Thrones Coloring Book.
With large two page spreads to color, a fan of Game of Thrones will find plenty of coloring action in this book with designs that focus on the main characters and the dramatic landscapes and cities of the Seven Kingdoms.
This is a large format book (11.5 x 11.6 inches) with 60 pages of Game of Thrones designs which depict scenes converted straight from iconic characters and scenes in the TV series.
Step Back in Time
If you fancy adding a splash of color to some well dressed dames, then this could be the book for you!
If you are keen to take your pens and pencils on trip back in time then LIFE magazine have released a coloring book that tells the story of Fashion Through the Ages 1870-1940.
Think large hats, feather boas and large bloomers in this 120 page book that takes some of LIFE magazine’s iconic images through the ages and transforms them to coloring pages.
If you know someone interested in fashion or fancy adding a splash of color to some well dressed dames, then this could be the book for you.
A Puurrrfect Stocking Filler?
If cats are your bag, then John Bigwood’s A Million Christmas Cats is just for you! The illustrations in this book are quirky and cute, depicting a multitude of cats in a variety of Christmas themed settings.
Think winter sweaters, cosy scarfs, festive felines and the odd penguin, polar bear and mouse thrown in for good measure.
The book has over 30 pictures for you to color on good quality paper, some illustrations have black backgrounds, perfect for embellishing with metallic markers.
James Alexander has a series of alternative coloring books that kick floral patterns and relaxing mandalas to the curb in favor of “adult themed” adult coloring pages. If coloring flowers and fairies aren’t your thing then you may prefer James’ latest release Sh*t Happens!
This book contains over 50 swear words for you to color your stress away. Geometric patterns combine with some very colorful language to give you R-rated coloring pages. If you like to color angry, then this could be the book for you!
Over to you!
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