The weather is getting cold! I mean really cold…and snowy. It is a perfect time to have a fun and easy family activity night. I am not the best crafter but I love the peace and calmness that drawing and coloring brings the family. I had an opportunity to review doodletopia fairies by Christopher Hart. Hart shares his artistic talent and helps make it easy and fun to inspire creative fairy and castle pictures for everyone in your family.
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We spend a lot of family time drawing and coloring. My daughter loves to draw. She is really talented and I was excited to have some time together to draw and color. My sons like to cut, glue, and make creations. I like to enjoy the time together. There is something about the quiet that starts great conversations and quality time.
ABOUT DOODLETOPIA FAIRIES
An interactive doodle book of fairies and other fantasy characters from the best-selling art instruction author whose books have sold more than six million copies, pairing illustration tips with drawing, designing, coloring, and crafting activities.
For years, Christopher Hart has given readers the tools and techniques needed to learn how to draw and cartoon. With the Doodletopia series, Hart offers us a chance to practice and perfect our artistic skills. For this latest title, Hart returns to the lush, gorgeous, and mystical subject of fairies. Doodletopia: Fairies provides aspiring fantasy artists and fairy fans with activities to stimulate their creativity. After covering the basics of rendering these characters, Hart sets us loose to interact with the book’s many exercises and challenges. Pairing the informative content for which Hart is beloved with myriad opportunities for creative expression, Doodletopia: Fairies offers aspiring artists the next level of interactive art instruction.
I really liked the book. All types of fairies are represented. We had flying fairies, boy fairies, fairies conjuring magic, and of course a fairy village house. This book was for boys and girls, I think the entire family would love it. The steps were easy to follow. I will say that my four year old was too young to really enjoy it. He did like to color along with us but the book is better suited to 6 year olds and up. This would be a fun activity for kids to do with their grandparents or friends. I have to be honest I really struggle with drawing. It is not my strongest talent. I like the ease of the steps in this book and my drawing turned out better than I expected. I would recommend this book to anyone that likes to draw and color.
Doodletopia fairies was a hit with the family. It has become a family activity night favorite. We are looking forward to using it this coming winter to create our own fairy village with all different characters and houses. The best part is you can start your own and add new drawings throughout the winter. To find out more about doodletopia fairies and more books by Christopher Hart check out his website.