Hello everyone! We’re extremely glad to start a “Weekly guest” column so you can meet gifted artists and look upon them for new, fresh ideas. They’re everyday people with a coloring passion within and are willing to share some of their tips&tricks just for you. For our first guest, we’re honored to introduce Ambar Dwimarta. 🙂
Q:We’re so glad to meet you, tell us a little something about yourself? A : Hello! My name is Ambar Dwimarta, I’m from Indonesia,23 years old, like to sing and color during my weekends. Q: How did you start to color? When did this attraction begin? A : It all started when I was a child, drawing was my hobby and as I grew, my love for coloring grew as well. I really like it, it’s so easy. Q:Do you use coloring as a small getaway from the real world? A : Oh yes, it really relaxes me. Q:Is coloring time consuming? How often do you color on a weekly basis? A : Well I think coloring takes some time but it’s definitely not wasted since I always start to color during weekends when I can relax and just go with the flow. Q:How do you prepare before coloring? Any special preps? A: I like to color while listening some music. It’s the best way to fire up my imagination and get me in the mood. Q:What are your favorite supplies for coloring? Do you always use the same or you like to experiment with it? A: I always use colored pencils and rather experiment with page designs I color. Q:Do you have special techniques and color mixes that you'd like to share with us? Any tips and tricks? A : Just mix and match your favorite colors with gradation. Don’t be afraid to mix dark with light and play with shadows.
Q: Do you have a specific "signature" in your art? A: Sometimes, you can check my Instagram account and see it yourself 🙂 Q: Which books and patterns you find most enjoyable to color? A : Coloring Books For Adults Q:Do you have a favorite author? How did he/she earn your admirations? A: I’d like to mention Green John because of his inspirational story behind it. Q: And last but not least, where can we find your artwork? A : For now only in my Instagram account: @ambardwimarta If you have more questions for Ambar, please leave them in a comment section. Hope you liked it, next week we bring you an artist from completely opposite part of the world. What kind of artists do you suggest? What you’d like to see on our page? Stay tuned and happy coloring! 🙂