Release Date: 2010-04-17
Number of Patterns: 34
Friends and Foes
Our good friends at Drawshop.com have provided us with a number of colorful, unique, illustrations of friends and foes. You’ll fully enjoy coloring these patterns including Cupid, Superman, Uncle Sam, Santa, tourist, bagpiper, car salesman, magician, wizard, skateboarder, warrior, chef, alien, DJ, party girl, and many, many more.
Release Date: 2010-03-28
Number of Patterns: 37
Gustave Courbet – French Realist Painter
Jean Désiré Gustave Courbet (1819 – 1877) was a French painter who led the Realist movement which bridged the Romantic and Impressionist movements.
Courbet boldly addressed controversial subjects in his time including the depiction of peasant life, the working conditions of the poor, and various sexual topics. He was a painter of figurative compositions, landscapes, seascapes, and still-lifes. Our collection of Courbet patterns includes his most important ones including The Desperate Man, A Burial at Ornans, The Artist’s Studio, The Stone Breakers, Wounded Man, The Wrestlers, Self Portrait with a Black Dog, and The Peasants of Flagey Returning from the Fair.
Release Date: 2010-03-14
Number of Patterns: 21
The moon is Earth’s only natural satellite and we celebrate its beauty in this wonderful pattern set. Because the moon rotates in step with the Earth, we can only see about 59% of the moon’s surface. The dark and featureless plains we see on the near side of the moon are called maria, a Latin term for seas. In our set of Moonglow patterns we showcase photographed images of landscapes, which are lit or dominated with the visible moon. In some patterns, the moon is depicted by itself, while in others, the moon is shown reflecting over calm waters, lighthouses, beaches, bare trees, cloudy skies, rocky coastlines, wheat fields, and mountain ranges.
Release Date: 2010-02-25
Number of Patterns: 22
Pieter Bruegel the Elder – Netherlandish Renaissance Painter
Pieter Bruegel the Elder (c.1525 – 1569) was a Netherlandish Renaissance painter who was best known for his detailed landscapes and peasant scenes. He earned the nickname “Peasant Bruegel for his alleged practice of dressing as a peasant to mingle at weddings and other community celebrations, just to gain an insight for creating details in his paintings. In his landscapes he created stories of peasants engaging in the rituals of village life including agriculture, hunts, meals, festivals, dances, and gam
Release Date: 2010-02-15
Number of Patterns: 16
Bees are flying insects best known for their roles in pollinating flowers and producing honey. They feed on nectar and pollen and have a long tongue to obtain the nectar from flowers. They have two sets of wings and have a fuzzy body. They live in social colonies with a distinctive queen bee and worker bees. Our set of bee patterns contains many illustrations of bees in a cartoon-like form. You’ll find bees smiling, pollinating flowers, and in various poses.
Release Date: 2010-01-23
Number of Patterns: 42
Thomas Eakins – America’s Master of Realism
Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins (1844-1916) was an American painter who is best known for his realistic depictions of the male body. Eakins’s quest for realism led him to study anatomy and apply his research to creating works with dark lighting and realistic depictions. He endured much public scorn in his early years for his obsession with the male figure, however was recognized as a great master towards the end of his life. Our pattern set includes a self portrait, several sculling and wrestling scenes. His most recognized works including The Swimming Hole, The Gross Clinic, Baby at Play, and The Agnew Clinic are also included. There are also many portraits included such as Miss Amelia Van Buren, Portrait of Maud Cook, Maybelle, Lucy Lewis, Weda Cook, Alice Kurtz, and Walt Whitman.