Tutorial: Homemade Coloring Pages
Updated: 06 May 2018
Homemade coloring pages can be prepared for children or together with them.
How to make your own coloring pages in two steps:
- Pencil drawing
- Technical pen drawing
Step 1: Pencil Drawing
The advantage of pencil drawing is the ability to erase and correct while working.
Drawing and erasing until the desired result is achieved:
What kind of paper to use?
Step 2: Technical Pen Drawing
A technical pen is characterized by the ability to create lines of fixed thickness. Standard pen can also be used.
The technical pen is used to draw on top of the pencil drawing in order to create permanent, durable and sharp contours:
After completing the pen drawing, all that remains is to gently erase the pencil drawing:
How to Draw with Children?
From an early age, children are familiar with the basic shapes and therefore it is best to start with characters made of simple shapes.
One example are the Tsum Tsum. Many Tsum Tsum coloring pages are a collection of circles and half circles.
Who are the Tsum Tsum?
Tsum Tsum are toy dolls based on Disney's popular comic characters.
The dolls are manufactured in a number of sizes from very large to micro.
How to Draw Tsum Tsum?
Tsum Tsum are simple figures for drawing. The base is a circle or an elliptical structure and all that remains is to add two circles for the eyes, two half circles for the legs and so on.
Drawing a line in the middle of the circle can help to achieve a more symmetrical result.
For kids, it is easier to start directly with a technical pen and disregard the pencil-drawing step.
Drawing with a technical pen on top of the pencil drawing and then gently erasing the pencil drawing:
Examples of Tsum Tsum coloring pages:
Examples of coloring pages after coloring:
Selected Coloring Pages Gallery
Coloring books first appeared in the United States in the 19th century as part of thinking that any student might benefit from artistic education and thereby develop cognitive abilities.
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The international symbol for cosmetics that have not been tested on animals is the rabbit label.
Among the most famous rabbits are Bugs Bunny, the White Rabbit (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland), Roger Rabbit, Thumper (Bambi) and the Easter Bunny.
It is an option to buy coloring books or print coloring pages from the Internet, but children, in many cases, love personal attention and the ability to ask for what they want.
Drawing your own coloring pages of Tsum Tsum is a good practice for beginners and suitable for children.
Here is a more comprehensive article on how to draw cartoon characters.