dragonfly (free adult coloring page)

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A friend of mine loves dragonflies. Did you know that dragonflies shed their outer skeleton, or exuvia, several times in the transformation from nymph to adult dragonfly? Because of this, like the butterfly, the dragonfly can be considered a symbol of transformation, but unlike the butterfly, the transformation is not as simple as caterpillar to butterfly.

This is another adult coloring page that started out as a doodle just for fun, and then part-way through I decided to make it a coloring page. Unlike most of my drawings, it’s in blue ballpoint pen rather than black.

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diverse faces (free adult coloring page)

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I drew this adult coloring page one night when I was watching a Christmas movie with my family. That same night I also drew several of my Christmas adult coloring pages like these snowflakes and these stars. I wanted to draw a number of faces, and it was important to me that they be diverse. I’m still trying to settle on my own “style” for faces.

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zentangle (free adult coloring page)

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I’ve loved zentangles ever since I first heard of them a few years ago. Basically a zentangle is a doodle drawing filled with various line patterns. They can be very simple, or they can be quite complex. The image at the beginning of this post is an example of doodles drawn in circular shapes. I got the idea from an Instagram post (below) that I saw by The Bloggess. (She’s much better at zentangles than I am.)

Never give up. #drawingtokeepmyhandsfromdestryingme

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tree (free adult coloring page)

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This tree was a whimsical drawing that originally wasn’t going to be an adult coloring page – I was just fooling around, and started drawing roots like hair. When I was done the roots I decided to make it an adult coloring page after all, and filled in the ground with stones, and the sky with windy swirls.

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snow people (free adult coloring page)

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I drew this page several weeks ago when I first started drawing adult coloring pages. It’s probably the most like children’s coloring pages of any of the drawings that I’ve done so far. I wanted to draw a winter scene, and it came out very cartoonish.

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winter plants (free adult coloring page)

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When I first started creating adult coloring pages earlier this fall, I knew I wanted to draw some pages especially for Christmas and the holiday season which was fast approaching. I was looking at a lot of Margaret Berg illustrations at the time, and today’s free adult coloring page was inspired by Berg’s Christmas illustrations, like the ones below.

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sun flower (free adult coloring page)

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It’s a sun. It’s a flower. It’s a sunflower. It’s all of the above.

This drawing was inspired by this doodle (shown below from my Instagram feed) that I did in one of my art journals. It’s one of my favourite doodles, and I knew right away that I wanted to make an adult coloring page of the same image. I’m really happy with the way it turned out.

I’ve been fascinated by sun and moon images for a long time, and even have a whole Pinterest board devoted to the subject. I keep going back to look at those images for future inspiration.

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christmas cookies (free adult coloring page)

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This drawing was inspired by my niece, who loves to bake Christmas cookies. Every year she makes shortbread cookies in Christmas shapes and decorates them with icing, and we call them “Santa cookies” because the kids used to put them out for Santa on Christmas Eve.

Santa cookies are one of my favourite parts of Christmas.

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mittens (free adult coloring page)

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I’ve drawn a lot of adult coloring pages that are quite detailed, but I for this one I wanted to do something a little simpler, not in my usual style. I thought it would be fun to colour a bunch of different mittens.

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feathers (free adult coloring page)

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The drawing for this adult coloring page was based on a doodle I did in one of my art journals. You can see the original drawing, below, from my Instagram feed.

That particular art journal, I had pasted scraps of magazine pages into, to inspire me when I was sketching. So the blue is actually a collaged magazine page that I drew over. I find it’s a great technique when you’re intimidated by a blank page. If there’s already something there, you’re less afraid to make another mark…  and then another one…

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