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By: Erica Henry | August 19, 2016

Watch a timelapse video of me coloring one of the pages in Whimsical Patterns Vol. 1 by me, Erica Henry.  In this video, I use only Prismacolor colored pencils to color in the adult coloring page.  Some of the techniques that I used while coloring this page includes:


Using a variety of colors to create shadows
Using a white colored pencil to blend the colors together
Using multiple layers to build a rich color


If you are interested here are links to the products I used to create this colored page.


Prismacolor Colored Pencils: http://amzn.to/2b20V1B 
Whimsical Patterns Vol. 1 by Erica Henry: http://amzn.to/2ayaSPw




Thank you for viewing my video.  

By: Erica Henry | June 05, 2016

Many of you have asked me questions on various subjects, so I have put together some question and answer videos.  


If you have your own questions you'd like to ask, fill out this form and maybe your question will be featured on an upcoming video.

By: Erica Henry | May 24, 2016

As many of you know, I am an adult coloring book illustrator and owner of Coffee and Coloring.  I started Coffee and Coloring when I discovered how much coloring helped me manager my anxiety.  I wanted to help others find way to deal with stress, anxiety, or just life in general. 

My child was a patient at Monroe Carroll Jr. Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital many times when he was an infant toddler due to a seizure disorder and other ailments.  I knew how stressful sitting in a hospital room day in and day out worrying over your child could be.  I decided to raise donations for adult coloring books to give to the mother’s of the children at the hospital for Mother’s day.  I wanted to bring a little joy, if only for a brief moment to the mother...

By: Erica Henry | February 29, 2016

I know you love freebies and interacting with the creators of coloring books as well as colorists, so I have some big news for you!