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Chris Cheng highlighted on Sunday

Chris Cheng

For today’s Sunny Sunday I’ve chosen someone who is greatly admired by colorists from all over the world, including me. Her name is Chris Cheng. I only know a little about her, nothing more than that she’s from Malaysia, left handed and that she has marvelous coloring skills. Her first videos on YouTube and pictures on Facebook date from January ...

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Scared little Pete – Children’s picture book (BBNC)

Scared little Pete - Martine van Nieuwenhuyzen - BBNC

Scared little Pete, coloring picture book From BBNC I received the Dutch children’s coloring picture book Bange Pietje (translated in English: Scared little Pete). Thank you BBNC. The book was drawn and written by Martine van Nieuwenhuyzen. This is the third children’s book that I’ve received and in all three of them I’ve colorized a couple of drawings. In another ...

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Children’s coloring book for Saint Nicholas (Sinterklaas)

A Saint Nicholas children’s coloring book? In 2016, through Kleuren voor Volwassenen, I received this Saint Nicholas (‘Sinterklaas’ in Dutch) children’s coloring book from publisher BBNC. It’s called Het grote kleurboek van Sinterklaas (The big coloring book of Saint Nicholas). The coloring book is duplex printed and contains 32 drawings on sturdy, bright white paper. My initial feeling was ‘what ...

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Trip to the Netherlands for Kreadoe, a creative fair

KreaDoe

From October 30th to November 3rd 2019 it was again time for the largest consumer creative fair of the Benelux, called ‘KreaDoe’. The fair was held in the city of Utrecht, in the center of the Netherlands. And although I live in Spain, I really wanted to be there this year. KreaDoe celebrated its 30th birthday in 2019! My first ...

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Small update: what am I doing nowadays?

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Before I start to post new blogs more often, here’s a little update. I can hear you thinking “well that took a long time!” Well yes… ehm… sorry, I actually seldom blog anymore, just didn’t happen and the threshold to do so got higher and higher. But when I had typed a complete post for my Facebook page last week ...

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DIY – How to make a hanging Easter mobile? – Video

How to make an Easter mobile - Tabby May Art - Global Doodle Gems

Happy Easter! First off, I’d like to wish you a Happy Easter (the Dutch celebrate two days of Easter, so today is the Second Easter Day)! Did you decorate the house? All in yellow and light green, an Easter branch decorated with little eggs (or chocolate eggs, mmmm), fluffy chicklets and an Easter bunny? For a lot of people, especially ...

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Doodling for beginners. Can or can’t I do it?

Doodling - Tabby May Art - Coloring for adults

Doodling with Johanna Ans About a week and a half ago Johanna Ans came with a question for the members of her Global Doodle Gems Review Team, of which I’m a member as well. It was about a coloring and drawing book of hers for which she would like to have more exposure on the internet. Whether we would feel ...

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Typical Dutch: yellow marbles, coloring with Derwent

Typical Dutch - Global Doodle Gems - Tabby May Art

Dutch sentiment A while ago, November 2016 to be specific, I bought the then recently released coloring book ‘Typical Dutch’ by Global Doodle Gems. Being Dutch and living abroad you can sometimes get excited about typical Dutch things. Things that weren’t that special while I was still living in the Netherlands. I mean, a windmill… there are so many of ...

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KleurGlossy nr. 5 (Uitgeverij Personalia i.s.m. BBNC)

Updated Nov. 2019: This coloring book review was previously only published on my Dutch website. Since my Dutch website has stopped, I don’t want to lose the reviews that weren’t published on my English website. So here it is, in Dutch. I haven’t translated it to English, since it’s a typical Dutch magazine (which has stopped being published end of ...

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Little Pony Coloring Book (BBNC Publishers)

Little Pony - BBNC Publishers

Last children’s coloring book review Recently I received a third children’s coloring book from BBNC Publishers: Little Pony, for which I’d like to thank them. This is the last one and then I’ve completed the task of reviewing children’s books. In a recent blog I’ve explained that coloring in children’s books is not what makes me happy. This Little Pony ...

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