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We love colouring fairies, elves and pixies of all varieties, as they offer lots of fun, creativity and challenges! With our Fledgling Fairies Special now on sale, this is the perfect time to read our ultimate guide on how to colour fairies.
Fairies are often associated with light pastels, pinks and purples. But you can choose whatever colours you like for your fairy folk. We recommend choosing your colours before you start colouring – you can use our colour palette challenges for inspiration, or read our guide on how to choose a colour scheme for your colouring page.
You are definitely going to need to colour some fairy skin – why not try something new with our colouring tutorial for how to colour fairy skin like Christine Karron?
Beautiful flowing locks of hair are a really challenging colouring project – but essential for a beautiful fairy figure! When colouring hair, it’s important to be fluid with your markings to replicate the flowing nature of hair.
We also have a wonderful video tutorial about how to colour hair.
For fairy wings, you want to go for a beautiful and slightly transparent sparkly effect. You might even like to add a rainbow shimmer! We have an in depth tutorial all about how to colour fairy wings with a rainbow shimmer, by our colouring pencil artist Jo Barber.
You can never have too much glitter when it comes to colouring fairies and other magical creatures! Check out this tutorial for how to add glitter and sparkle to your colouring pages.
Now that you have some tips and techniques to practice, it’s time to start colouring some fairies! We have some absolutely stunning issues of Colouring Heaven for fabulous fairy colouring opportunities. Here are our favourite issues of Colouring Heaven for magical fairy colouring pages…
Let’s start with our new Fledgling Fairies Special featuring delicate and dainty fairies by Christine Karon.
We’re also still totally in love with our Fairytopia Special, with stunning and iconic colouring designs by Mystic Art Mirrors!
We also have two lovely Junior issues with a fairy theme – these issues are great for kids, beginners, or anyone who’s interested in more relaxing and mindful colouring. Take a look at our Flower Sprites and Fairies & Friends issues.
For the ultimate roundup of all our favourite fairy designs from issues of Colouring Heaven, take a look at our Fairies Compendium issue!
As always with colouring, there are no rules and the most important thing is to have fun. Experiment, try new things, and enjoy yourself! We love seeing all of your amazing colouring and can’t wait to see what you make!
Coloured a beautiful page and want to share it with your friends and family? Take a look at this article about how to photograph colouring pages.
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