New! Vintage Christmas Book from AdultColoring.net
Celebrate Christmas in vintage style and bring holiday memories to life with quaint scenes from days gone by!
Vintage Christmas is the debut coloring book from AdultColoring.net. It’s a digital download of 10 pages created from 1920s Christmas postcards.
Once purchased, you can print and color as many times as you want. Since each page has a holiday greeting, they can easily be used as Christmas cards for friends and family – Just re-size, color and trim!
Facebook Adult Coloring Book Member, Kimberly Egberts, colored the above pictures with Deco Time markers and pencils. She said “The first page, the one with the green background, was colored using DecoTime (Action) alcohol-based fine TwinMarkers, Derwent Lightfast pencils, DecoTime colored pencils, and Canson marker paper. The second, with the kids playing music, was done with Derwent Chromaflow pencils on standard copy printer paper. A DecoTime white chalk paint marker was used on both pages to make Santa’s beard and cloak stand out a bit more.”
Kimberly has been coloring for most of her 32 years but it wasn’t until a few months ago that she started to be serious about it again. She considers herself to be an intermediate colorist. Some of her tips and tricks for these pages include using markers to create a solid base and then the lightfasts to create a vibrant, shaded layer. “The DecoTimes were used to finish off details, to create more depth, and to act as a burnisher. For the second page, I generally used three shades of Chromaflow for each element. I mostly started with the middle color to outline everything and to create the first shading parts. I then took the lightest color to fill up the sections. Lastly, I accentuated the shading with the darkest color.”
What did Kimberly think about these pages? “I really enjoyed the vintage themed pages as they are different from most coloring pages I normally see. Because of the thin lines, I found it quite challenging to be precise when using markers, especially brush points. The pages seemed simple at first, but turned out to be relatively time-consuming. I like how the larger elements have extra lines that can be used as directions for shading. Unfortunately, it wasn’t always clear to me how certain details should’ve been treated, so I felt like guessing sometimes. I’m happy with the final results and really enjoyed this experience. Before starting, I was unsure whether this style would suit me if I would like these vintage-themed pages at all, but I’m glad I accepted this challenge!”
Member Willow Holst, colored these pages using Prismacolor premier colored pencils,some watercolor pencils I found at the dollar tree, and gamsol on Neenah Vellum Bristol cardstock paper. She said, “I’ve been coloring off and on since I was a child, but consider myself somewhere between beginner and intermediate. I found these pages a little more challenging with such small details and a subject I don’t typically color.”
Member Rachel Donaldson considers herself a beginner. She colored these pictures using Gelly Roll pens, Soucolor Gel Pens, Prisma Pencils, Black Widow Pencils, Sharpies, Crayola Pencils, and Artists Choice Pencils. Rachel said it was it was a nice variety of pictures that were “festive” and “easy coloring.” She added, “These pictures put me in the spirit of Christmas that’s for sure!” She enjoyed the girl knocking on the door so much that she did her twice!
Where to buy?
You can buy this set on our new Etsy page for $5.00!
Download a sample page!