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Extreme Coloring: The Ultimate Search-and-Find Coloring Book

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Coloring like you haven’t seen it before

Welcome to the wild world of Extreme Coloring. An amazing coloring book challenge featuring the super-detailed animal images from artist Kerby Rosanes. Known for his popular Sketchy Stories blog, Kerby works in intricately detailed black and white line to create creatures, characters, patterns, and tiny elements to form compositions
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Paperback, 96 pages
Published October 27th 2015 by Plume (first published June 1st 2015)
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Ilze Well for me it was the page at the beginning (where you write your name) with hummingbirds and flowers - love it! Shame that book has 2 full pages of …moreWell for me it was the page at the beginning (where you write your name) with hummingbirds and flowers - love it! Shame that book has 2 full pages of monkeys but, yeah, i will just skip them, because I do not like monkey-like animals. (less)
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Cathy
Apr 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Beautiful, crazy sketches with hidden objects. I will post updates of the sketches, as I go along.

November 2018

A quick and messy watercolor sketch...



March 2018

Done with the crocs! Here is the current status:
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I could colour more of the doodles, but I think I am done for now...

February 2018

Up next is one of those doodling things, chosen for me through the pick-it-for-me challenge:

(view spoiler)

Time to get those black fineliners out o
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Shaina
Edit: Feb, 25th: I’ve found all the little creatures, worlds, objects and things and have long since started meticulously coloring. That will be called my second reading. All the coloring.

I love the art in this book. I had been looking at it for quite a while. It is very finely detailed and I think takes a meticulous mind to color it. I made up my mind that my husband would love it, so I got us both a copy and when we started coloring even the meticulous coloring was relaxing.
There is so much t
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Michele Hauf
Oct 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow! I would HIGHLY recommend this book. I just finished coloring my first page from it and really love it. I'm sure you've see many colored pics from this book on FB. Some colorists have amazing blending and shading skills. The results are gorgeous! I like to stick with markers, and am pretty happy that way. The paper in this book is very thick and I didn't have any marker bleed-thru at all. The pictures are of animals but with an array of wild, crazy, goofy characters making up their bodies. I ...more
Gundega (Rouzmary)
So, I've finally got my hands on it thanx to my older sister who got it for me as a present!

My first colouring will be for the: Colours of the seasons - September 2016 challenge!
Since it's an Autumn & Winter season challenge and one is just over while the other began, I'm gonna go for the transition between the two, so Autumn/Winter it is!

These lovelies were chosen for it:
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And just like it's with my Enchanted Forest review, this one will also get bumped whenever I'll be done with a new piece :)


Th
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Sharon
If you like a colouring challenge then this book is worth getting your pencils out for.
Jessica  `~Blahyze~`
A really nice colouring book overall, it has some beautiful artwork to colour the only slight issue I had is that I'm not one for the "draw your own" pages where you continue drawing a pattern or element on the page which took it down a star for me but it has plenty of just colouring pages to keep me interested and make it worth the purchase.

I used Staedtler finer liners and I haven't found them to bleed through the paper, though I don't press too hard with them. However, when I do press down wi
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Nicole
Dec 31, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Although not a reading book this has been a great book to colour in with my 4 & 7 yr olds we use gel pens which are neon against the bold print and have found it has helped with their motor skills holding pens and handwriting for the elder one. Me, I enjoyed trying to find the little figures with them and making up stories about what's was happening in the picture and what the animal might symbolise. I did wait for this for a long time but it really is fun to see the end pictures. It's not total ...more
Rhica
Jan 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I have yet to finish colouring everything in here, but I have "read" it. I found all the hidden objects, made colour schemes and even purchased a copy for someone else because I love this book so much. I wouldn't recommend a colouring book without thoroughly enjoying it myself first. That's just how I am with these types of things. ...more
Mehsi
Ik wilde deze eerst niet meetellen, maar toen bedacht ik me dat ik ook een 2-tal andere boeken zoals deze ook heb gelezen. Het is een kleurboek, maar ik zie het meer als een artbook. Ik ga toch niet kleuren, vind ik zonde om te doen. Kerby Rosanes art is gewoon prachtig, en dit is de enige manier om zijn art te krijgen, in een kleurboek.
Iva
Jan 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own, coloring-books
Great coloring book
Nancy Jones
What an awesome coloring book. The attention to detail is great. I'm stilling working on mine. ...more
Orinthia Lee
Keren banget gambar-gambar di dalamnya... sampai keder dan takut ngewarnainnya saking nggak mau gambarnya jadi rusak hwhwhw...
Barbara
Jul 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow the pictures are brilliant really takes some thinking to colour, an enjoyable colouring book
Claudia Piña
No lo he terminado en realidad; resultó ser mucho mas tardado de lo que esperaba.

Por lo mismo, es muy entretenido. Los dibujos son pequeños, lo que lo hace muy fácil de colorear, pero son una cantidad tal de pequeños personajes y objetos que cada ilustración es un mini proyecto que requiere su inversión de tiempo. El resultado final puede ser una maravilla.

Amo que este tipo de libros terminan siendo únicos para cada quién.

Los únicos detalles que puedo mencionar es que me gustaría que las ilustra
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Книжни Криле
Да наречете „Аниморфия” книжка за оцветяване би било страшно пренебрежително. Още щом разгърнете изданието на „Миранда” ви става пределно ясно, че създаденото от художника Кърби Розанес е много повече от това. Определят „Аниморфия” като „творческо предизвикателство за оцветяване, рисуване и търсене”, но дори това не покрива напълно същността на книгата. „Аниморфия” е визуално пиршество, триумф на въображението и графичното умение. Прочетете ревюто на "Книжни Криле":

https://knijnikrile.wordpress
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Chelsea Pruitt
Jun 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: giveaways-won
The images and spots to add ones own images are all amazing! I love this book, I immediately flipped through it once I got it. I got it as a free giveaway here on good reads and I can see myself looking for the other books by this artist after I finish this one. Though that might be a while due to all the intricate variety of detail each image holds or offers to be placed.
Orquidia & Lisenya Snyder
BREAK THE SPINE! It’s an amazing coloring book but the details on some pages are deep in the middle so open the page you want to color and open it backwards until the threading is exposed and it’ll be easier to color. Makes it easier to take it out and frame your favs!
Lucy Colouring In The Midst Of Madness
This review is taken from my blog where I review adult colouring books from a mental health perspective. You can find pictures from inside the book here - https://colouringinthemidstofmadness....
This book is the most unusual and quirky book I’ve seen and while it’s not to everyone’s taste, it’s one that grows on most people. I found it really overwhelming when it arrived because it was just so different and such a mixture between realistic animals and quirky, cartoon aliens and other creatures a
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Lelyana
Nov 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017, non-fiction

My favorite illustrator and I have loved each and every book of him!
It's always like a puzzle on every picture! Challenging and so much fun!
Highly recommended!
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Mia
Feb 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Dari awal suka dengan karya kerby via instagram.penasaran bgt dengan buku2nya.akhirnya pas punya buku ini seneng bgt.doodleannya detail bgt,rapih,tapi masih sayang buat ngewarnainnya
Scott
Jul 27, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
My daughter really likes this. She uses it all the time.
Low-La
Dec 29, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: coloring-book
Awesome art
Orquidia  Rivera Rivera Ramos
Gorgeous coloring book, and hours of fun.
Jess
Jun 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: colouring-books
Beautiful colouring book. I love the intricate and bold images of the animals intertwined with little cartoon characters. The fact it is a challenge just adds to the fun.
Wybredna Maruda
Jan 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition


Kerby Rosanes to ilustrator, którego poczynania obserwuję od wybuchu mody na kolorowanki dla dorosłych. Podziwiam jego szczegółowe, dopracowane i niezwykle pracochłonne prace, które stały się moją inspiracją i bodźcem do tworzenia własnych doodli. Niezwykle zachwyciła mnie więc wiadomość, że w Polsce pojawi się Animorphia jego autorstwa, jedna z najpiękniejszych kolorowanek, jakie kiedykolwiek widziałam.

Co jest tak niezwykłego w Animorphii? Przede wszystkim cudowna kreska Kerby'ego i jego talent
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Volwassenenkleurenook.nl
De platen zijn erg mooi gedetailleerd. Wat ik zelf jammer vind is dat veel platen verdeeld zijn over 2 bladzijden. En dan is kleuren in de randen altijd lastig. Lees de hele review op onze website

The designs are beautiful with all their details. I personaly find it a pity that the designs are separated into two pages. It makes it more difficult to colour the edges. You can read the total review on our website
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Color with Iris
Sep 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Review taken from my blog. See there for more and a flip through video - https://thecoloringaddict.com/2016/08...

I’m absolutely sure you have seen Animorphia at least a few times now but hey, can’t have too much of a good thing now can you. Animorphia is an amazing book filled with tons of fun details, animals morphing into all kinds of strange things and creatures.
The paper is good quality, it can take a tiny bit of water if you want but use cautiously, don’t flood the page. The images are on b
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Katerina
Jan 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My absolutely favourite colouring book. I have the Dutch edition. Great illustrations, full of fantasy. Unique. One of a kind. The paper quality of this edition is one of the best paper qualities I have seen in colouring books, not to say the best. When I first saw it I didn't buy it because I thought it was too complicated and difficult to colour, until my dear husband bought it to me as a gift and I fell in love. You can use your fantasy with the little critters but try to keep it "down to ear ...more
Theresa
Oct 04, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I just ordered this from Amazon. I love to color. It's very relaxing while at the same time stimulates the brain. I also use some of the pages as gifts and to decorate.

Be aware though that most of the pictures go across both pages which causes anything in the middle fold to be hard to color. Like the body of the butterfly, the face of the ram & peacock and some of the smaller detailed animals.
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Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes works mainly with ordinary black fine liners to magically illustrate his “doodle” world. Considers his art as a personal hobby which turned out to be his part-time freelance work after being recognized by various design blogs, international magazines and online art communities. Most of his works are characterized by whimsical lines, patterns, characters ...more

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