Monday, 4 July 2016

Most popular colouring books for adults at bargain prices

Know somebody who loves doing creative things, painting, making greeting cards, sketching or simply colouring? Choose a unique gift - a colouring book designed just for adults. In fact, you will love these books so much that you will likely end up buying for yourself too to enjoy many happy hours of colouring fun! Here is a list of the most popular colouring books for adults.

Colouring books of Indian Mythology
Devdutt Pattanaik is one of the most well known authors in India in the niche of mythological characters.

His bestselling retelling of the Ramayana has been brought to life through a book of illustrations for you to colour, titled 'The Sita Colouring Book' (zoom larger image on the right). It contains illustrations of various well known incidents of the mythological epic, including the one where Ram breaks the bow, the scene depicting the abduction of Sita, one where a bridge is built across the sea to reach Lanka, etc. Bargain Price: Rs.263/-

Also check out 'The Jaya Colouring Book' (zoom larger image on the left), based on Devdutt Pattanaik’s retelling of the Mahabharata.

Let your imagination run a colourful riot as you bring to life with vivid hues the war scenes, including the famous narration of the Bhagavad Gita by Lord Krishna to Arjuna. Bargain price: Rs.264/-.

Madhubani themed Colouring book
Subadra Kalyanaraman is a Chennai-based artist. Earlier this year she released her colouring book 'Shakuntala And Her Magic Box', a Madhubani-themed colouring book. It features 16 art works and 2 pages of story panels. The story panels have been penned by her husband. It is a simple story of a girl who loves music and the gramophone is her music box. She enjoys her love for music seated at a river side in the midst of nature.

You can use pencils, pens, water colours, acrylic colours, sketch pens to colour the various illustrations. What's more it is a pull-out paged book so you can even frame them and put them up on your walls for everyone to admire!

Johanna Basford Coloring books
It was Scottish illustrator Johanna Basford's 'Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Colouring Book' (image above) which set off adults into the fascinating world of colouring for grown-ups. The book not only has pen and ink illustrations, but also hidden creatures. Colour, discover, enjoy! Bargain price: Rs.487/-. There is a Chinese version too, at Rs.5,460/-.

Volume 2 (image above)  is even better, with 60 illustrations and a charming paper flower and bookmark. Have a look: Inky Garden Volume 2. Bargain Price: Rs.1,080/-

Best of all is the tome of 48 pages, imported from USA: Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt And Coloring Book

The magic continues with 'Enchanted Forest' (image below) with hidden objects and fun mazes in the midst of a fairy-tale forest, complete with castles and magical elements. Bargain price: Rs.675/-.

You can even buy the delightful postcards of the Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest (images below). These are detachable, to be coloured and sent to your friends.

Rs.461/-                     Rs.602/-

Go on.....bring back colour to your life!