Project Study: A Lady’s Book of Fashion

THE GOAL: A sequel volume to my debut coloring book, A Coloring Handbook of Figure Skating. I have a strong interest in vintage illustration. I also, admittedly, lack the talents in figure drawing to create anything on the level of what I’m reproducing in these books, but ultimately, as a fan of publishers like Dover, I’m attracted to the possibilities…

The Paper Chase for A Coloring Hand-Book…

The layout was easy; the material sourcing much harder. A bound print edition of A Coloring Hand-Book of Figure-Skating is indeed underway — once the optimal paper is in hand. This is a greater challenge than anticipated; despite the craze, few online sources seem willing to reveal ideal paper weights and textures, mattes and coatings and all, for production of…