Happy New Year all!
Over the past few months I have taken up a new hobby, colouring. Incase you haven’t heard, adult colouring books are the new trend these days and it is not only a nice way to get in touch with your artistic side but it is also quite therapeutic.
So far I’ve been colouring with patterns and animals, I have to say I was quite skeptic at first but got addicted as soon as I started colouring. When you start with a black and white picture and a whole set of colours in your hands, well you can just about do anything you want, from that multicoloured, crazy-eyed owl to a woman with wild, aqua blue-highlighted hair. I have forgotten how fun it is to play with colours!
One day when I was casually browsing around Facebook, I saw a post about a travel colouring book made by a travel blogger. I thought that was pretty interesting. Travel bloggers are known to be awesome writers and some are even kick-ass photographers, so they would know how to create a travelling colouring book.
Katie and Geoff Matthews are the voices behind Wandertooth. If you are an avid traveller or a fellow travel blogger, chances are you’ve probably stumbled upon their blog before. As travellers, they have of course been to many countries, and from their Instagram feeds, you will also know that they take some seriously awesome pictures that makes you want to pack your bag and follow them along. Recently, they have just launched their adult colouring book called Travel Between the Lines Adult Coloring Book: Inspirational Coloring for Globetrotters and Daydreamers. They kindly let me “test” out a few samples from their book and I was only happy to colour away.
What’s special about this book is that all the pictures are taken from their travel photographs. Expect city landscapes of Prague and La Paz, detailed picture of the 28 tram in Lisbon and boats of the Mekong Delta in Southern Vietnam. I coloured the Lisbon tram and the houses of Porto, just because I have been to those places and felt deeply nostalgic as I coloured the images. It is a fun way to go down memory lane of my travels there.
This book contains 47 illustrations, so you have plenty to choose from. Each illustration is definitely unique and has different level of difficulty. You can literally travel between the lines!
I really enjoyed colouring the samples and I have to take my hat off to them for transforming their travel pictures into a colouring book, it must have taken a lot of hard work but you can rest assure that their pictures are original! The book is now available to buy in Amazon so make sure you grab yourself a copy of this fabulous book, who knows maybe it will inspire your next trip!