When Trick-or-Treaters ring my bell on Halloween, rather than give them more candy, I like to give them a different type of TREAT! A hand made coloring book (Assuming that they are under the age of 10!)

Step 1: Supplies

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The supplies are very simple, however, you do need access to a Xerox machine.

Drawing paper (8.5X7)
stack of legal size paper

Step 2: Drawings

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With a pencil draw your images

Step 3: Sharpie

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Then go over the pencil lines with sharpie markers to make your image bold.

Step 4: Finished Drawings

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All drawings are finished, I made 10

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Step 8: Cover

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Step 12: End Page

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Step 13: Mount Drawings

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When all drawings are finished mount them on standard size xerox paper. 

Step 14: Make Copies

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make xerox copies on Legal size paper

Step 15: Fold and Staple

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Fold pages in half and staple down the spine. Several blank pages at the end of the book provide space for the trick-or-treaters to create their own drawings.


Squaggadoodle (author)2013-02-21

That is beautiful calligraphy, what is the script called or could you do a tutorial of all the letters?

OHHHH That is a hand that I pretty much made up. It is kind of a cross between Italic and Bookhand. I do a lot of calligraphy for I
invitations, envelopes and place cards etc. This hand is very fast and easy for me to do.
And Thank you for noticing!

Rubin Pettway (author)2012-10-17

I love this drawing....I love all your drawings!

Barbara Stromberg (author)2012-10-04

Love it.....was I the inspiration for the toothy grin??

edvannatta (author)2012-10-04

they cool many this of friend thank you idea me

scoochmaroo (author)2012-10-03

I just love it. Thank you for sharing these here.

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Bio: I am an artist living and teaching ART in NYC for over 30 years, and I am a CZT, Certified Zentangle Teacher. I love to ... More »
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