Adult Coloring Techniques


Beginner - Just Getting Started

You have just discovered the popular world of Adult Coloring and are raring to go but have no idea of your first step! Here are some Tombow products to get you started.


Dual Brush Pens suggestions for Beginner Colorists

Dual Brush Pens have a flexible brush tip for coloring large areas and a fine tip for small, detailed areas. They are water-based and easy to blend with   the colorless blender, or with water and a paintbrush. There are multiple coloring techniques that are easy for beginners to use with these pens. The 6   pen sets and 10 pen sets are great for beginners to start with as they all offer the basic colors you need to start. The sets have your color tones already   picked out for you and are an economical way to begin using top quality products.


6 pen sets Primary, Secondary 10 pen sets (includes colorless blender) Primary, Secondary, Bright and Muted

 

 

 



   This sample was colored using the Dual Brush Pen Bright 10 set and the indirect coloring technique.


   Coloring excerpt from the Creative Coloring Flowers, Design Originals, Valentina Harper, coloring

   by Marie Browning.




 


   

   

   

   This sample was colored using the Dual Brush Pen Muted 10 set and the outline watercolor technique.


   Sample is colored section by Marie Browning. Download the free coloring Page here!





 

 

 

 

Colored Pencil suggestions for Beginner Colorists

Beautifully crafted with recycled cedar wood and finger joint technology which reduces waste and conserves our environment and forests. The lead is hard and dense for precise details and strongly pigmented for deep color saturation, color layering and blending. The 5 pencil sets (and the two     pencil metallic set) are great for a beginner to start with.


Recycled Colored Pencil 5 piece sets


Recycled Colored pencils 12 pack tin, 24 pack tin


  

 

 

   

 


   This sample was colored with Recycled Colored Pencils, Primary 5 Pencil Set.


   Coloring excerpt from the Creative Coloring Flowers, Design Originals, Valentina Harper, coloring

   by Marie Browning.






 



   This sample was colored with Recycled Colored Pencils, 24 Pencil Tin.


   Coloring excerpt from the Creative Coloring Inspirations, Design Originals, Valentina Harper, coloring

   by Marie Browning.







Intermediate Color Enthusiast

You are a big fan of coloring and ready for more color selection! Tombow offers you even more beautiful sets to add to your collection.

  

Dual Brush Pen Suggestions for Intermediate Colorists

Dual Brush Pens have a flexible brush tip for coloring large areas and a fine tip for small, detailed areas. They are water-based and easy to blend with the colorless blender, or with water and a paintbrush.


Multiple coloring techniques allow Intermediate Colorists to broaden their skills. The color palettes enable you to enlarge your collection with specific colored collections. You can also choose from the 96 color palette.


Dual Brush Pen 10 set Landscape, Portrait, Grayscale Dual Brush Pen Open Stock


 

 

 

   


  This sample was colored using a palette of blues and purples from the Dual Brush Pen 96 colors.

   From very light to very dark hues you can create beautiful monochromatic tones with your colorings.


   Coloring excerpt from the Creative Coloring Mandala, Design Originals, Valentine Harper, coloring

   by Marie Browning.




 

  

 

 

   This sample was colored using the Dual Brush Pen Grayscale 10 set.


   Sample is colored section by Marie Browning. Download a similar free coloring Page here!



 





  


Colored Pencils for Intermediate Colorists


Premium colored pencils featuring high quality lead that is hard and dense for precise details and strongly pigmented for deep color saturation, color layering and blending. Crafted with hard wood for even sharpening and a white enamel finish for comfortable, fatigue free coloring. The 5 pencil sets with popular color themes are an economical way to start your colored pencil collection.


Irojiten 5 Colored pencil sets



  

   


   This sample was colored in part with the Irojiten Colored Pencils, Fluorescent 5 Pencil Set.


   Coloring excerpt from the Creative Coloring Mandala Inspirations, Design Originals, Valentina Harper,      coloring by Marie Browning.






  

 

 

   This sample was colored in part with the Irojiten Colored Pencils, Soft Primary 5 Pencil Set.


   Coloring excerpt from theCreative Coloring Patterns of Nature, Design Originals, Valentina Harper,      coloring by Marie Browning.







Advanced Experienced Colorist

You are a long time colorist and love to combine products in mix media pieces. You also have experience blending and creating dramatic colorings. You want all the colors available to be able to achieve fantastic effects!

 


Dual Brush Pens suggestions for Advanced Colorists

Dual Brush Pens have a flexible brush tip for coloring large areas and a fine tip for small, detailed areas. They are water-based and easy to blend with the colorless blender, or with water and a paintbrush. There are multiple coloring techniques to use with these pens and 96 glorious colors to choose from.


Dual Brush Pens – complete 96 color set




 

   

  This mixed-media sample was colored using a palette of light colors from Dual Brush Pen 96 colors

  and shaded using Irojiten Colored Pencils.  Light Dual Brush Pens were used to ‘basecoat’ and then

  shaded with detail using the Irojiten Colored Pencils for this nicely blended coloring.


   Coloring excerpt from the Creative Coloring Animals, Design Originals, Valentine Harper, coloring

  by Marie Browning.



 

 

  


This mixed-media sample was colored using a palette of bold colors from Dual Brush Pen 96 colors and shaded using Irojiten Colored Pencils.  Dual Brush Pens were used to color in the solid colors and then shaded using the Irojiten Colored Pencils for this detailed, bold blended coloring.


   Coloring excerpt from the Creative Coloring Botanicals, Design Originals, Valentine Harper, coloring

  by Marie Browning.

 

 

 

 

 

Colored Pencils suggestions for Advanced Colorists

Premium colored pencils featuring high quality lead that is hard and dense for precise details and strongly pigmented for deep color saturation, color layering and blending. Crafted with hard wood for even sharpening and a white enamel finish for comfortable, fatigue free coloring. These boxed sets are uniquely coded with tones such as ‘vivid tones’ or ‘dark tones’, making sure you make no color choice mistakes when using colors from the same box. They are very yummy colors in a large palette of 90 different colors.


Colored Pencils – Irojiten Color dictionaries


 

 

 

Drawing Pencils

 For shading and creating unique mixed media compositions, Tombow MONO Drawing Pencils are professional quality with extra-refined, high  density graphite.


Drawing Pencils



 

 

 

 

 

 


 This sample was colored with the Irojiten Colored Pencils and Drawing pencils for a unique mixed media

  coloring.


   Coloring excerpt from the TangleEasy Wildlife Designs, Design Originals, Ben Kwok, coloring by

  Marie Browning.

 




 

 

   

   This sample was colored i with the Irojiten Colored Pencils, Volume 1, Pale Tones 1.


   Coloring excerpt from the Creative Coloring Flowers, Design Originals, Valentina Harper, coloring by

  Marie Browning.






 

Accessories

Beginner or advanced, these are valuable tools when working with Tombow coloring products.

 

   

   Blending Kit

  Includes all the tools needed to blend with the Dual Brush

  Pens. The Blending Palette works as a blending surface

  and a color guide. Easy to clean and transport. The kit also

  includes a Colorless Blender Pen, Spray mister bottle, and

  instructions sheet with blending techniques.






   

  MONO Glue Pen

  Not only does the glue pen offer precise, strong adhesion

  but also works as a resist with the Dual Brush Pens.  Draw

  with the glue pen, let dry, and then cover with color. Where

  the glue pen was added it will resist the color and stay

  white.




 

 

 

 

  Colored Pencil Eraser

  Removes colored pencils markings and is also great for

  adding highlights and helping with blending.  The

  Colored Pencil Eraser will also bring back the tooth

  onto heavily layered areas.






 

 

 

   

   Desk Stand

   For handy storage of your Dual Brush Pens! Use Tombow Xtreme Adhesive Tabs for strong,

   construction of your desk stand.

 



 

 

 

 

 

    

   Tombow Tote

   This roomy storage tote offers plenty of space for all your coloring tools, books and accessories,

   including the entire collection of 96 Dual Brush Pens in the desk stand.