Stressed by the election? A graphic designer over at Umbel has created colorable data visualizations to help you get through this mayhem! It’s set-up like an activity book – you choose colors for each candidate and then fill in the data visualizations with your interpretation of the good and the […]

Color By Data

Feral House publishers have done it again! They’ve created another must-have rock coloring book to honor the mater himself, David Bowie! This book is filled with art from fans and talented illustrators including Mica O’Herlihy, Mike Diana, Steve Krakow, and Tony Millionaire. If you are a collector of coloring books or […]

David Bowie: Color the Starman

Check out this amazing coloring book featuring the hardcore rocker Lemmy Kilmister and his band Motörhead! The artwork includes drawings from fans, not just one illustrator, so you will find a range of styles in the coloring pages. There is even some art done by Joe Petagno, who created the cover […]

Motörhead: Color the Ace of Spades

summer coloring
We found these 12 free summer themed coloring pages from Hallmark on their site. We love that they included both 6 pages for kids and 6 for adults in this list of freebies for some family fun. We think that adults and kids might like each other’s pages too – […]

Free Summer Coloring Pages

Color Me Safe
There really is a coloring book for everything, including safety and accident prevention. This freebie is from the CDC and the National Centre for Injury Prevention. It has simple line drawings of family scenes showing how to be safe in a number of different settings. It’s cute and free, but […]

Color Me Safe

amazon prime day
Happy Amazon Prime Day!!! This is one day of deals for Prime members and it’s the best day of the year to stock up on adult coloring books and whatever else your heart desires. We want to make this as easy as possible so here’s a handy link to tons […]

Amazon Prime Day

passive aggressive coloring book
The Passive-Aggressive Coloring Book is perfect for those days when dealing with other people just gets to be too much. Ok not gonna lie that feels like every day some times! How is it that humans can be so generally annoying?!?! We all know that coloring is promoted as calming […]

The Passive-Aggressive Coloring Book

Faber-Castell, maker of fine coloring pens and pencils, are jumping on the adult coloring bandwagon and offering free printable coloring pages on their site. They specialize in mandalas and ornate patterns and also have a selection of holiday themed printables. See for yourself here:  


Doctor Who Coloring Book
That’s right fans you can now get your very own official Doctor Who coloring book. This book was created by the BBC so you know it will have all your favorites: the TARDIS, villains, and quotes. And of course each Doctor is here, drawn in silhouette. This book has cleverly […]

Doctor Who Coloring Book

Check out this adorable coloring book featuring images from a variety of artists from Vancouver Island, Canada. If you don’t know where it is check a map and look for the very large island off the west coast of the country. It is home to the capital of the province […]

Colour Vancouver Island

DPLA Color Our Collections
The Digital Public Library of America is participating in Color Our Collections this year. They’ve created a page on their site where you can download and print selected images from their collections. They have some great images of plants, bugs, maps, architecture, and book illustrations. See them all here: […]

DPLA Color Our Collections

Ruth Bader Ginsburg  Coloring Pages
Celebrate one of the most accomplished and coolest women around with these amazing free downloadable coloring pages from the folks over at sheknows. If you don’t know who Ruth Bader Ginsburg is she’s an academic (first female tenured professor at Columbia University), lawyer (argued six landmark cases on gender equality before the […]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Coloring Pages

Europeana Colouring Book for Grown-ups
Europeana is the place to explore the digital resources of Europe’s galleries, museums, libraries, archives and audiovisual collections. They’ve put together a Colouring Book for Grown-ups from images found in their collections. There are a variety of images and the theme is European cultural heritage. Each image has information about […]

Europeana’s Colouring Book for Grown-ups

Coloring pens
What are your favorite coloring pens? We love Staedtler Triplus Fineliner pens but there are a lot of other great pens we haven’t even tried. Staedtler pens are great, but they aren’t cheap, and they can wear out quickly with a lot of use. Also, the Staedtler pens can sometimes […]

What Are Your Favorite Coloring Pens?

Bodleian Libraries Coloring Book
The Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford have created this free printable coloring book. It contains images from their historical collections and each image has a reference to the original source so you can learn more about them. We especially love the images from the theatre collection. Many libraries […]

Bodleian Libraries 2016 Coloring Book

Coloring Life
Coloring Life has free printable coloring sheets with astrological designs, patterns, animals, countries, and even tattoo designs! You can view and print them from their site:    

Coloring Life

Dittrick Medical History Coloring Book
The The Dittrick Medical History Center Rare Book Collections at Case Western Reserve University have offered some unique images from their collection for coloring available as a downloadable pdf. Their book includes insects, a dragon, various animals and plants, old medical illustrations, and book images. This is a great coloring book […]

Dittrick Medical History Center Rare Book Collections

Sweary Coloring Book
We love the less serious coloring books and one of our all-time favorites is the Sweary Coloring Book For Adults. There is something very satisfying about the combination of very pretty and ornate art with real-life swear words that might have been uttered by us from time to time. Having […]

Sweary Coloring Book For Adults

microbes coloring pages
This site has some great info for learning about three different kinds of microbes: bacteria, viruses, and protists. You can color and identify some microbes right on your screen or download the free printable sheets. Thanks to the American Museum of Natural History for creating this great site. Try it […]

Microbe Coloring Book and Scavenger Hunt

DLTK Coloring pages
There is a big list of coloring pages on this site organized into handy categories. According to their site one family put this together! Get them here:  

Hundreds of Coloring Pages by Category

Denver Public Library Coloring Pages
Check out this cute set of free printable coloring pages featuring Button the Dog. Adorable and it helps teach people how to use the library!    

Denver Public Library

Peoria Public Library Coloring Pages
The Peoria Public Library has a selection of free downloadable coloring pages featuring holiday and seasonal themes. Download them here:  

Peoria Public Library Coloring Pages

Secret Garden
This book helped kick-off the adult coloring craze and is a great as a gift or for yourself. Each design is packed with detail and most of the designs are lush plants with insects and other surprises. The paper is nice and thick so you can color in ink without […]

Secret Garden

Mid-century modern animals coloring book
Do you love mid-century modern design? Love every single thing about the decor on Mad Men? Us too! The Mid-Century Modern Animals coloring book is definitely for you. It is printed single sided on heavy paper so you can color with pens without ruining some of the designs. The 30 crisp […]

Mid-Century Modern Animals

My Life as a Plant Coloring Book
The American Society of Plant Biologists have created this great coloring book in many different languages that you can get 2 ways – for free as a pdf download or from Amazon if you don’t want to print it yourself. This is an educational publication designed for kids but we […]

My Life as a Plant Coloring Book

release your anger coloring book
It took us awhile to get on the midnight edition coloring book bandwagon, but now that we are we love them! For those of you new to them, midnight coloring books are the ones with the designs printed on black paper instead of white. They make colors pop in a […]

Release Your Anger: Midnight Edition

Space Dreams- Sci-Fi Adult Coloring Book Adventure
This one is definitely for the sci-fi lovers out there. It’s an interesting book full of hand drawn illustrations of aliens, space ships, and even alien abduction! If you are used to extra crisp computer designs the hand drawn style will be a bit different for you. Space Dreams: Sci-Fi […]

Space Dreams: Sci-Fi Adult Coloring Book Adventure

Kaplan Anatomy Coloring Book
The Kaplan Anatomy Coloring Book is an academic teaching tool with hundreds of realistic anatomical drawings to color accompanied by details about the body structures on each page. Coloring has been used in biology in particular for a long time to help students learn thousands of complex terms and facts […]

Kaplan Anatomy Coloring Book

Splendid Cities Color Your Way to Calm
Splendid Cities: Color Your Way to Calm is a mix of city scenes from actual cities and imaginary places. If you like buildings, architecture, and urban life this is a good one for you. There are 42 illustrations and each one is a two page spread. We were able to […]

Splendid Cities: Color Your Way to Calm

Coloring Dragons
This is an absolutely gorgeous coloring book of the art of John Howe who did the concept art for the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings films. A unique feature of this book is that the back side of the image contains drawing tips and tricks and a grid with […]

Coloring Dragons