Take our colouring quiz for World Art Day!

The 15th April is World Art Day, a celebration of all things artistic, crafty and creative! To acknowledge one of our favourite days of the year, we’ve been a little crafty ourselves, and created this fun colouring inspired quiz for you to take on… Will you tackle it on your own, challenge you friends and family, or make it a team event?

These quizzical questions are designed to challenge your colouring knowledge. We would love to hear how well you score in our welcoming Friends of Colouring Heaven Facebook group!

The questions

Our colouring quiz for World Art Day

Let’s get started – but be warned, these questions will get more difficult as the quiz goes on… Can you answer them all?

If you need a little hint, you might find some of the answers on our website!

 

1 – What is the best-selling colouring magazine in the world?

2 – In what year was the first issue of Colouring Heaven published?

A) 2015

B) 2017

C) 2019

3 – What do the letters WIP stand for in regards to colouring?

4 – What was the first issue published under the Colouring Heaven Presents title?

A) Colouring Heaven Presents Annual 2021

B) Colouring Heaven Presents Gothic Compendium

C) Colouring Heaven Presents Fairies Compendium

5 – What is the name of a page used to sample colours from colouring pencils?

6 – What does the word burnish mean in regards to colouring?

A) Using tiny dots to add shading

B) A style of blending that results in a glossy finish

C) A series of parallel lines used to indicate depth

7 – Who was the artist featured in our first Colouring Heaven Junior issue?

A) Janna Prosvirina

B) Lika Lendel

C) Selina Fenech

8 – How many people have used the hashtag #colouring or #coloring on Instagram?

A) 3 million

B) 5 million

C) 7 million

9 – Which brand has NOT been featured in an issue of Colouring Heaven Collection?

A) Care Bears™

B) Santoro Gorjuss™

C) My Little Pony™

10 – When is National Coloring Day (in the US)?

A) 13th August

B) 14th September

C) 15th October

11 – What is the oldest issue of Colouring Heaven still available to buy on our website?

A) Colouring Heaven Royal Family Special

B) Colouring Heaven Frightlings Halloween Collector’s Issue

C) Colouring Heaven Adorable Aliens Special

12 – Who invented the colour wheel?

A) Galileo Galilei

B) Blaise Pascal

C) Isaac Newton

13 – Which artist has featured in the most issues of Colouring Heaven?

14 – When was the first colouring book ever published?

A) 1850s

B) 1880s

C) 1910s

15 – Before erasers or rubbers were invented, what two common things were used to erase ink from parchment? (1 point for each correct answer.)

The answers

The answers to our colouring quiz for World Art Day

How do you think you did? We definitely put some difficult ones in there! Let’s scratch up on your colouring knowledge by revealing the answers…

 

1 – What is the best-selling colouring magazine in the world?

Colouring Heaven – of course!

2 – In what year was the first issue of Colouring Heaven published?

A) 2015

3 – What do the letters WIP stand for in regards to colouring?

Work in progress.

4 – What was the first issue published under the Colouring Heaven Presents title?

C) Colouring Heaven Presents Fairies Compendium

5 – What is the name of a page used to sample colours from colouring pencils?

Swatch chart.

6 – What does the word burnish mean in regards to colouring?

B) A style of blending that results in a glossy finish

7 – Who was the artist featured in our first Colouring Heaven Junior issue?

C) Selina Fenech

8 – How many people have used the hashtag #colouring or #coloring on Instagram?

C) 7 million

9 – Which brand has NOT been featured in an issue of Colouring Heaven Collection?

C) My Little Pony™

10 – When is National Colouring Day (in the US)?

B) 14th September

11 – What is the oldest issue of Colouring Heaven still available to buy on our website?

A) Colouring Heaven Royal Family Special

12 – Who invented the colour wheel?

C) Isaac Newton

13 – Which artist has featured in the most issues of Colouring Heaven?

Selina Fenech

14 – When was the first colouring book ever published?

C) 1880s

15 – Before erasers or rubbers were invented, what two common things were used to erase ink from parchment? (1 point for each correct answer.)

Bread (1 point) and stones (1 point).

Share your results with us on Facebook

Results of our colouring quiz

Now you have your score and we’ve revealed the answers, let’s find out what kind of colourist you are!

If you got 0 – 3 points… You’re a colouring novice

You have plenty to learn, but you’re still welcome here!

If you got 4 – 7 points… You’re a hobby colourist

You enjoy colouring and you know a few bits and bobs.

If you got 8 – 11 points… You’re a colouring student

You’ve had your coffee and sharpened your pencils – you know your stuff and you’re here to learn more!

If you got 12 – 15 points… You’re an experienced colourist

You’ve been here a while and you know all the colouring techniques, tips and tricks.

If you got 16 points… You’re a colouring genius!

We can only bow down to your superior colouring knowledge!

 

Don’t forget to come and tell us your score in our friendly Facebook group – whether you’re a colouring novice or a colouring genius, everyone is welcome here!

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