A Delightfully Doggy Adult Coloring Book

Toronto creative duo ‘Team Art’ help you find your inner child

By Stefanie Gibson

ex1 You probably know by now that the Internet basically consists of DIY ideas and pictures of cats. However, if there’s anything to be learned from sites such as “Pinterest Fails,” it’s that not all DIY enthusiasts are created equal. So what do you do when you’re inspired to flex your creative muscles, but lack the basic skills to do so? Reach for your coloring book. That’s right, adult coloring books are officially a thing. Sure, it might sound immature, but who doesn’t miss the childhood bliss of working your way through a coloring book? And this isn’t just any coloring book filled with boring winter scenes or Disney princesses. This awesome product is called “Dogs: a coloring book,” and was created by a pair of Toronto-based graphic designers (Amanda Lo and Charline Wang) known as Team Art.

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Featuring a range of dogs in a range of poses, we gotta say, this coloring book is tons of fun. Inside its fanciful pages you’ll find everything from an Alaskan Malimute to a Pug—there’s definitely something to tickle any dog lover’s fancy. And when you’ve stayed inside the lines and hung your artwork on the fridge, you’re going to feel like a very special boy or girl!


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If you need some variety in your newfound coloring hobby, Team Art has a broad range of creative, hilarious coloring books. When you’ve colored every last dog, we suggest that you snap up their Canadian wildlife coloring book, which is chock-full of bears, wolves, chipmunks and, of course, Canadian geese! If you think it’s time to get even wilder, you’re ready for their other awesome collections, which include “Evolution of Beyonce,” “Boy Bands” and “Parks & Rec.” So what are you waiting for you crafty minx? Get thee to thy parents’ basement and bust out your finest Crayolas!  Screen shot 2014-09-30 at 1.41.40 PMEvolution of Beyonce: a coloring book – $15.00. But it now.

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Boy Bands: a coloring book – $12.00. Buy it now.

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Screen shot 2014-09-30 at 1.31.46 PM Parks & Rec: a colouring book – $12.00. Buy it now.