From hair to fashion and even to food, mermaid and unicorn inspiration can be found almost everywhere! And now, artists of all ages can add these colorful and fantastical creatures to your creative practice with Walter Foster’s new Create & Color series, available this October: The Mermaid’s Book of Tails and Unique Horns and Unicorns!
If you’re ready to take your creative talents to imaginative new heights, this book from the Create & Color series is just for you. The Mermaid’s Book of Tails offers tons of drawing, doodling, and coloring prompts and ideas for creating mer-mazing doodle mash-ups. Mix and match the
characters with a variety of colorful, patterned tails to create a myriad of different merfolk, including:
- Mer-bots (mermaid + robot)
- Mer-garoos (mermaid + kangaroo)
- Mer-kats (mermaid + lion)
- Mer-osaurs (mermaid + dinosaur)
If you’re ready to take your creative talents to imaginative new heights, this book from the Create & Color series is just for you. Unique Horns & Unicorns offers tons of drawing, doodling, and coloring prompts and ideas for creating unique unicorn mash-ups. Mix and match the characters with a variety of colorful, patterned horns and manes to create a rainbow of magical unicorn creatures, including:
- Koala-corns (unicorn + koala)
- Uni-clucks (unicorn + chicken)
- Corn-dogs (unicorn + dog)
- Uni-pigs (unicorn + pig)
The combinations are endless! Whatever your age or skill level, you will enjoy creating giggle-worthy artwork using a range of mixed media.
The Create & Color series includes loads of silly creatures to draw, doodle, and mash up in order to create even more fantastical critters. Stretch your creative muscles as you learn to work with crayon, colored pencil, marker, watercolor, and even collage to create outrageously cute drawings. Follow along with the step-by-step projects or design your own silly mash-ups from scratch.
About the artist:
Clare Younis is an artist, musician, and educator from Port Campbell, Australia. She studied Creative Arts and Teaching at the University of Melbourne and has spent many years nurturing the imaginations of children, teenagers, and adults living with disabilities. Inspired by both the natural world and the supernatural, Clare combines digital and traditional media to create light-hearted, vibrant illustrations and surface designs. Clare loves singing, cooking, writing, reading, and wandering on the beach with her family.