Fairy House from Botanicum

Botanicum by Maria Trolle is one of my favourite colouring books. The illustrations are enchanting, paper has great texture. The book’s binding is stitched with a hard cover. Botanicum is a joy to colour and a must have for any colourist.

I used my new Kalour pencils 180 set to colour the drawing and Derwent Coloursoft pencils to complete the background. I really liked to work with Kalour: they’re soft, have bright, rich tonalities and feel easy to blend and layer. I hope they are really light resistant as the manufacturer states in the packaging. This summer I will be testing this set for lightfastness!:D

Derwent Coloursoft are my preferred pencils for larger areas and backgrounds. They are very smooth, spreading pigment in the paper effortlessly, without leaving any marks. Derwent Coloursoft pencils give a beautiful, uniform finishing.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s