Wildscapes by Stephanie Holm


9781743367643About Wildscapes

An Australian-themed adult/all ages art therapy colouring book featuring Australian fauna, flora and insects.

Discover Australia’s abundance of unique and diverse animals, birds, plants and insects in this exquisitely illustrated colouring book. Themed by habitat–from desert to rainforest to heathland–Wildscapesoffers a superbly detailed collection of flora and fauna for you to bring to life with colour. Interspersed with pattern pages as well as interactive elements that allow you to incorporate your own designs, this book represents a chance to explore your crearivity–and to de-stress and soothe the mind and spirit in the process.

About Stephanie Holm:

Stephanie Holm is a natural history illustrator who has always been fascinated by Australian fauna and flora, observing and drawing her subjects in both field environments and studio situations. In 2014 she graduated with a Bachelor of Natural History Illustration and a Faculty of Science and Information Technology medal from the University of Newcastle; she is currently completing her PhD in Natural History Illustration.

My Review

I’ve been bitten by the colouring bug, so when I received Wildscapes by Stephanie Holm for review from Murdoch Books, I was over the moon: a) because it’s Australian art and b) because it’s colouring in. My inner child celebrated the beautiful illustrations between the pages of this massive 88 page book. It has all my favourite Australian wildlife in it and best of all…a Spotter’s Guide! Stephanie has written a lovely introduction and the book is full of interactive tasks, not just colouring in. There are sketches you can add your own texture to, so let your imagination run wild. Children of all ages will love this beautiful form of art therapy. Thank you, Stephanie and Murdoch books for my ARC and hours of creative pleasure.

Category: Handicrafts
ISBN: 9781743367643
Publisher: Murdoch Books
Imprint: Murdoch Books
Pub Date: November 2015

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