Best Adult Coloring Supplies

If you are one of those who just starting out with coloring books for adults, you will be asking yourself a bunch of questions about what kind of adult coloring supplies you should use to start your coloring journey and which brands are the best for you..
So fortunately this post is just for you. I did some researches and collect a group of good coloring tools that will be helpful for you.

First of all, I want to congratulate you because you have taken your first step in this journey, and purchased one of those coloring books for adults, or at maybe just downloaded some free adult coloring pages.

Adult Coloring Supplies

·      PentelColor Pen, Set of 36, Assorted (S360-36): These are water-based markers, used for a variety of applications, they are just perfect for artists/colorists, designers, students and even children.
Colors included:  Baby blue, Beige, Black, Blue, brown, Carmine, Coral pink, Dark brown, Dark grey, Dark green, Dark red, Dull orange, Emerald green, Gold ochre, Grayish green, Green, Heliotrope, Lemon Yellow, Light gray, Light green, Magenta, Marine blue, Ochre, Olive green, Orange, Pale orange, Pink, Prussian blue, Ram umber, Red, Silver gray, Sky blue, Steel blue, Turquoise, Violet and Yellow.
Pros: Those markers are just perfect for coloring, they don’t dry out quickly. The color selection is great and they are priced very well.
Cons: The color of the caps is a bit misleading, so you should scribble on a piece of paper before committing to your design just to make sure it's what you want. 

Adult Coloring Supplies

·      CopicMarkers 12-Piece Sketch Basic Set: these are alcohol-based markers used for art, architecture and fashion designers.  
     Pros: Copic markers are considered as the highest quality markers in the market. They  apply very easily and smoothly to the page, and also they have a long life span.
Cons: They are not cheap (because of their highest quality), and just for the experienced artists, so if you are a beginner you can invest your money in many other cheap markers.

Colored Pencils:

Adult Coloring Supplies

·       PrismacolorPremier Soft Core Colored Pencil, Set of 48 Assorted Colors (3598T): Those colored pencils are great for blending, shading and layering. They came with a range of 48 vibrant colors.
Pros: The lead is soft and flows nice on the paper and they are easy to layer.
Cons: They are a little bit pricey, but the quality is there.

Adult Coloring Supplies

·      SargentArt 22-7251 Colored Pencils, Pack of 50, Assorted Colors: They have a great selection of colors, and come with pre-sharpened pencils. Those colors are excellent for drawing, sketching, and coloring.
Colors included:  White, Orange, Rose, Brown, Light Blue, Blue, Violet, Black, Yellow, Light Green, Dark Green, Red, Golden Yellow, Yellow Orange, Pink, Yellow-Green, Gray, Sea Green, Magenta, Red-Orange, Tan, Silver, Gold, Peach, Light Yellow, Lemon Yellow, Salmon, Burnt Orange, Mahogany, Red Violet, Light Violet, Aqua Green, Leafy Green, Burnt Sienna, Dark Brown, Dark Blue, Maize, Cherry Red, Marine Blue, Navy Blue, Ocean Blue, Barrack Green, Olive Green, Blue Green, Apple Green, Sap Green, Deep Blue, and Sky Blue. One additional White and Black pencil included.
Pros: Those colored pencils are very cheap, they come pre-sharpened, and their wood is very solid.
Cons: The color shown on the outside is a little bit misleading, it does not match with the actual color that lays down.

Gel Pens:
Adult Coloring Supplies

·       Fiskars GelPen 48-Piece Value Set: Those pens are a collection of distinctive inks that will add beauty to your designs. They come with an assortment of colors, for example: Neon, Metallic, Glitter and two colors swirled together.
Pros: You will get a variety of styles of pens: pastel, neon, glitter… Also the ink quality is really great.
Cons: For some styles, the ink does not apply easily.
Adult Coloring Supplies

·       Gel Pensfrom Color Technik Offers Set of 40 Best Assorted: Are a collection of 40 unique and colorful gel pens, they can be used in many domains such as Arts & Crafts, Scrap Books, School Projects, Party Invites, Greeting Cards, DIY Decor, Doodle And Letters to Friends And Family.
Pros: Those gel pens have a smooth ink that flows easily and dries fast.
Cons:  The tips are not fine point.  

Now, you have everything you need, pages or books to color, and adult coloring supplies to color with. All you have to do now is starting your journey, and set yourself free from stress and pressure only with coloring magic.

Best coloring books for adults [Part 2]

adult coloring books

Coloring books for adults have cropped up all over the world, they became famous in a very short time for some good reasons. Coloring is considered one of the best activities that can relax and de-stress a lot of busy and stressful people, moreover, some studies show that coloring can make people whocolor smarter.
So I decided to do some researches and try to find the best coloring books for adults -Part 2- at this time (You may be interesting in Best coloring books for adults Part 1). I really recommend these coloring books because they are trending in Amazon and have so many positive reviews.

Coloring is the ideal hobby if you are a busy person and you have so many stressful things around you!

         1- Creative Haven Owls Coloring Book (Creative Haven Coloring Books)

Adult Coloring books

This adult coloring book contains more than 30 full-page illustrations of owls covered with amazing flowers, paisleys and other great designs. The pages of the book are single-sided and are perforated at the bound edge so you can remove the pages.

       2- Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest & Coloring Book

Adult Coloring books

This outstanding coloring book created by Johanna Basford will take you through an adventure where you will discover some great enchanted forests. There are also some hidden objects to be found during this journey.

        3- Harry Potter Coloring Book 

Adult Coloring books

A coloring book for adults that presents the world of Harry Potter. It’s filled with some amazing intricate illustrations and designs used in the making of the Harry Potter movies. In this book you will find pages of scenes from the films.

4      4- Adult Coloring Book: Butterflies and Flowers : Stress Relieving Patterns (Volume 7)

Adult Coloring books

If you love butterflies and flowers, this coloring book is made for you. You will discover more than 30 illustrations of different butterflies and flowers, they are ranged in complexity from beginner to expert-level in order to improve your coloring abilities.

    5- Color Me Calm: 100 Coloring Templates for Meditation and Relaxation (A Zen Coloring Book) 

Adult Coloring books

Is an adult coloring book that offers more than 100 coloring templates, it will help you get relaxed and calm down. This book is recommended for colorists who like variety or for those who are just starting and don’t know which kind of images they will enjoy.

6   6- Creative Haven Dream Doodles: A Coloring Book with a Hidden Picture Twist (Creative Haven Coloring Books)

This amazing coloring book provides 28 intricate designs for an outstanding coloring experience. There are also hidden pictures like teacups, mushrooms and other suprising figures you should discover. Illustrations are printed on one side and the pages are perforated to remove easily.

With this collection of some of the best coloring books for adults, all you have to do is to grab your colors box and bring those books to life.

If you are not ready to buy any of those books but you want to try coloring some intricate illustrations, check out our collection of free adult coloring pages.