COLORGAIA | Adult Coloring Resources

  • Coloring With Markers: A Beginner's Guide

    Most colorists are used to pencils. They are (relatively) cheap, long-lasting, and easy to use. Markers are the next most popular choice. They lay down rich, bold colors, and they do it quickly and easily. High quality alcohol markers are even capable of blending and shading just like colored pencils. It's only natural for a Read More »

  • Copic Markers: An In-Depth Review and Comparison

    Learn the differences between the four types of markers and determine which is the best Copic marker for you. Copics are some of the best markers for coloring. They are used by professional artists and illustrators all around the world. They are top-quality alcohol-based markers that are designed to last a lifetime. However, these benefits Read More »

  • How To Sharpen Colored Pencils The Right Way

    Pick up a few "tips" and "pointers" for sharpening colored pencils. Sharpening pencils is easy to do. Most of us have been doing it since we were little kids. Put the pencil in the sharpener, twist, remove. Isn't that all there is to it? Yes and no. The obvious methods will get you a sharp Read More »

  • The Ultimate List of Art Markers for Coloring

    Using markers for coloring is a lot of fun. They lay down rich, vivid colors faster and easier than colored pencils. They also cover a larger area with each stroke than gel pens or pencils. The result is a very crisp, professional look in a shorter amount of time (after some practice). There's definitely a Read More »

  • The Ultimate List of Colored Pencil Brands for Adult Coloring

    Like many of you, if I'm not coloring, I'm usually drooling over colored pencil sets and the like online. The sheer number of different brands and types can make your head spin, and I find myself shifting wildly back and forth between an eager excitement and paralyzing indecision. I have to say, the following list Read More »

ColorGaia's Definitive Adult Coloring Guide

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Getting Started

Learn everything you need to get started on your new adventure - it doesn't take much! You can have a great time coloring with just a couple sheets of paper, a few colored pencils, and a flat surface.

Get Started
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Coloring Supplies

We break down the pros and cons of the most commonly used coloring media. Learn what tools are best blending, when it's better to use markers over colored pencils, and what hazards to look out for when using a new medium.

Know Your Tools
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Coloring Techniques

Let us show you some basic methods and techniques to help push your coloring to the next level. Find out how to get the boldest colors, different ways to shade and blend, and other ways to refine your art!

Sharpen Your Skills

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The Ultimate List of Art Markers for Coloring

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You Dip Your Colored Pencils In WHAT!?