Featuring the artwork of celebrated illustrator Niroot Puttapipat
By Niroot Puttapipat
(Walter Foster Publishing, Paperback, 9781600583995, 16pp.)
Publication Date: February 1, 2014
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Pictura showcases a stunning range of art to collect and admire and encourages beginning to advanced artists to put their own stamp of creativity on the artwork by coloring it in. Its unique accordion foldout format makes it an attractive decorative piece that can be displayed and shared with others. Some of the world’s most famous and respected illustrators set the foundation of the artwork by creating beautiful, original, and imaginative scenes. It is up to the individual to color in these spectacular settings, enhancing the scenes and adding their own personal touch. Coloring Fairies features the unique art of talented artist Niroot Puttapipat, whose works are highly detailed and influenced by the intricate and ornate style of the Golden Age. Through Niroot’s work, artists are transported to a magical and whimsical world of fairies. On the flip side of the panel, this famous illustrator shares the story of a chance encounter with fairies and offers step-by-step instructions for drawing a fairy. With so many details packed into an 8-panel display, Coloring Fairies invites artists to discover hidden whimsical creatures and fairies as they color their way through this ethereal world of charm and fantasy.
Niroot Puttapipat is an illustrator, author, and paper artist. He was born in Thailand, where he spent his childhood drawing, reading, and acting out stories. This led to a lifelong interest in history, art, literature, and the natural world. Niroot studied illustration at Kingston University, graduating in 2003, and now lives in London.