Artists Are Making Coloring Books Free For Your Enjoyment

Artists Are Making Coloring Books Free For Your Enjoyment

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For anyone running out of creative ideas while we quarantine, I have some great news for you! Artists and illustrators alike have taken to social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Tumblr to post free coloring pages and books. Now, I know what you are thinking, “I’m too old to be coloring,” but did you know coloring relieves stress? I know I need to find other creative outlets during this pandemic, and I believe you should too!   First up is Susie Ghahremani,  an illustrator who goes by the alias @boygirlparty. She posts adorable illustrations of animals on her …

Literally Little Charlotte Brontë Books

Literally Little Charlotte Brontë Books

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Picture this. You’re a child, sitting in your room. You’re with your two sisters and your brother just got a toy soldier set from your father. You and your sisters create an imaginary land for these soldiers, and you decide to create little miniature books for the toy soldiers to read. You’re an aspiring author. Does this sound familiar at all?   image via stephanie mitchell / harvard university   If it doesn’t, that’s ok. That image I just painted came from a real moment in life, roughly 190 years ago to be exact, from the Brontë children. Charlotte Brontë, …

Philip Pullman, Neil Gaiman, Tom Holland, and Others Stand Against Piracy

Philip Pullman, Neil Gaiman, Tom Holland, and Others Stand Against Piracy

Everyone needs to stop pirating books. That’s means me – especially me – and you, and the person next to you, and the people who don’t read this article.   Image Via Medium Creativity is meant to be experienced, but we live in a capitalist society, in which people need to make money, and sadly, by artists’ work being distributed for free, they lose out. And you know what happens if they lose money? All those books and other creative works we love will no longer we accessible. Thankfully people are fighting back. This isn’t the say that musicians and …