Tattoo Colour-in postcards

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From Laurence King Publishing we received the Tattoo Colout-in Postcards for writing a review on. We want to thank Laurence King Publishing very much.

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Information on the internet: From the hand of MEGAMUNDEN, here are 20 detachable postcards waiting to be inked by you. Two flash sheets of full-colour stickers are also included so you can customize the drawings of sailors, samurai, and skulls – or send your own message in a bottle to friends and family.

Three card have already been coloured and all cards have golden accents, which gives a nice effect during the colouring.

I already owned a tattoobook that was a bit dissapointing in terms of designs, so I was curious what I would think of these designs. Despite the fact I don’t like sculls very much, the designs in this book weren’t that bad. It contains very nice designs. I will show you some examples now.

For colouring the owl I used Spectrum Noir markers. Markers always press through unfortunately. But because these cards are slightly thicker I didn’t think it was a problem. The backside can still be written on. The markers don’t run on this paper a lot either, so the colouring went well.

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On the second design I used Staedler Triplus colour felt-tips. They coloured nicely on this paper per se, but when using the darker colours the drawn lines faded easily. This is a pity when you want to colour the peacock’s feathers along side of eachother in the same colour for example. I also found that the felt-tips don’t deliver their colour too well on this paper and sometimes it’s a bit blurry. But the paper doesn’t bulge, not even when you colour over the same spot multiple times.

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On the third design I used Faber Castell Polychromos pencils. These also went over the paper smoothly and delivered their pigment well. The blending also went well.

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The backside of the cards are nicely decorated in tattoo-style. There’s enough room for writing the address and a message to the addressee. There is no line between the address space and the message space, so you have to be careful not to write your message through the address.

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Conclusion : Despite the fact that I wasn’t such a fan of tattoo designs for colouring, my opinion certainly changed because of these cards. The book contains very nice designs. They can be coloured nicely with all the materials that I used. And, when finished, the cards are nice for sending.

Data from the book:
Title: Tattoo Colour-in postcards
Illustrator: Megamunden
Publisher: Laurence King publisher
Product dimensions: 165 x 120 mm
Pages: 20
ISBN: 9781856699587
Price: €11,49

This book is amongst others available at Bol.

This review is translated by Nathalie Janssen. Thanks for that.

 

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