Step into a wintry wonderland with illustrator Mary Tanana’s intricate, gorgeous illustrations of Christmas magic, lovingly represented in this delicately rendered coloring book. From snowflakes to stockings, reindeer to wreaths, every aspect of the holidays is waiting to be brought to life through your creativity. With nearly one hundred pages of pen-and-ink drawings, the wintry coloring book fun will last you well into the new year!
I was so excited to receive this coloring book in the mail. I haven’t really gotten into the adult coloring trend just because I’ve not had that much time. Immediately when I got this book I grabbed my prisma colors and went to town. It was highly enjoyable though a bit meticulous (as is the point).
The drawings are wonderfully executed and I like that the details aren’t so tiny that it’s impossible to color. I didn’t find any difficulty using prisma colors or markers to color. Some images are more detailed than others and this gives a bit of variety to your coloring experience. I enjoyed the paper quality (my marker didn’t seep through) and the crisp lines. I’m not a fan of coloring books with grey tone shadowing and this one did not have that.
My biggest issue was trying to decide what color to make things. I have such a problem trying to stick to realistic colors so I found myself googling flower types to try and match how they’d look. Ha! I think someone with less desire for it to appear lifelike would enjoy the coloring experience more in general.
I would recommend Christmas to Color to anyone with the desire to color during the holidays. Go into this book expecting many wreaths, happy phrases, snowflake imagery and florals (with some deer here and there)