Monday, May 02, 2016

Japanese Prints Coloring Book Review & Giveaway

Floating World Japanese Prints Coloring Book: Color your Masterpiece & Clear Your Mind Paperback – by Andrew Vigar (Author) released February 23, 2016 by TUTTLE Publishing. A magnificent collection of 22 authentic Japanese woodblock prints for you to color using your own colored pencils and/or fine markers. The 'floating world' refers to the term ukiyo-e "a school of Japanese art depicting subjects from everyday life, dominant in the 17th–19th centuries." Color a variety of subject matter rich in Japanese history such as geisha, kabuki actors, nature, landmarks and landscapes. Includes works by well-known masters such as Hiroshige and Hokusia. Arranged with a brief back story of the print first, followed by a copy of the original print, beside a large 8 1/2" x 12" uncolored print for you to color as you please. The prints are on good quality paper, single-sided and perforated so you can easily tear out, share, display and even frame your works-of-art. Relaxing and inspiring! Get your copy below.



View of Nihonbashi Tori-itchome Ryakuzu
Fuji from Kanaya on the Tokaido
Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Shirabyoshi Hanako
The Great Wave Off Kanagawa
Dawn Moon of Shinto Rites
Woman Applying Color to Her Lips
Plum Estate Kameido
Geisha and Her Servant Carrying Her Koto (below)
From the series Daydreams by Magic Lantern
Two Birds and Cherry Tree


Genji Viewing Snow from a Balcony
Suijin Shrine and Massaki on the Sumida River
From the series Daydreams by Magic Lantern
Asakusa Rice Fields and Torinomachi Festival
The Actor Danjuro Ichikawa VIII
Atagoshita and Yabu Lane (below)
Peonies and Canary (below)
The Otsuki Plain in Kai Province
Cat and Goldfish- Orange
Ryogoku Bridge and the Great Riverbank
Woman Making a Tray Landscape Showing the Full Moon
Morning Hair


Atagoshita and Yabu Lane
Utagawa Hiroshige

Uncolored Atagoshita and Yabu Lane

My Atagoshita and Yabu Lane, in progress.

Floating World Japanese Prints Coloring Book is available worldwide at Tuttle Publishing. Check out their unique catalog, rooted in Asian culture, language and history at Tuttle Publishing.

TUTTLE Publishing has generously offered to giveaway a copy of Floating World Japanese Prints Coloring Book. One winner will be selected at random. Good luck! Canadian and USA addresses. Until May 16, 2016.


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Geisha and Her Servant Carrying Her Koto
Kitao Shigemasa


Peonies and Canary
Katsushika Hokusai


48 comments:

  1. I am interested in a book called Japanese Design.

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  2. I would enjoy reading a copy of A History of Japan.

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  3. The food of Singapore sounds interesting, because I know it is a very diverse culture.

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  4. I like the High-Performance Paper Airplanes Kit for my grand kids.

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  5. I really like adorable felted animals.

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  6. They have awesome books. I would love to own the "Let's Learn Mandarin Chinese" Kit. I also love "The Colors of Asia" coloring book.

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  7. The Colors of Asia Coloring Book

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  8. I would love to give my kids the Bible Origami Kit, it's so cute!

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  9. I'd love Handmade Bags in Natural Fabrics.

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  10. I would love the Japanese Origami for Beginners Kit

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  11. I would love the Japanese origami for beginners
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  12. I'd love A Geek In Japan and I know my daughter would love Origami Zoo

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  13. These look so amazing, I always wanted a adult coloring book. :)

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  14. I would like the Floating World Japanese Prints Coloring Book, because it is to help clear the mind.

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  15. I would like Colors of Asia!

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  16. I saw on Tuttle's Facebook page they featured their book and kit, Ultimate Wrap Bracelets on May 1. It looks lovely and can't wait to check it out.

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  17. I like their In a Japanese Garden Coloring Book.

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  18. I see several of the books in the China section of Children's books that we would love to have! 2 of my daughters are from China.

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  19. The Colors of Asia Coloring Book

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  20. I would love to have/gift the Origami Zoo. Looks like fun for many ages.

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  21. "Let's Learn Mandarin Chinese". Book and CD Kit.

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  22. Bake The Essential Companion is a book I would love to order.

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  23. I would choose "Dharma Delight" and gift it to the classroom at our church. Great way to engage/teach. Thanks so much.

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  24. I would like to receive Origami for Kids

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  25. Another item I would love is the The Colors of Asia!

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  26. I would pick Vietnamese Children's Favorite Stories for my kids

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  27. The Colors of Asia Coloring Book

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  28. I would like The EveryDay chinese Cookbook

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  29. I'd like My First Book of Indonesian Words.

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  30. I really loved the site...and would enjoy reading 'the-feng-shui-kit-book-and-kit'.

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  31. I would like to give The Colors of Asia to my older teen who loves those kinds of books!

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  32. I would choose the Easy Chinese Recipes.

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  33. I would also like the all about Japan book! I have a good friend who lives in Japan, and my kids are also half Asian!

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  34. I also like the Chinese Embroidery: An Illustrated Stitch Guide and In a Japanese Garden Coloring Book by Lafcadio Hearn

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