Colouring the Book Festival with Eilidh Muldoon

This resource is great for:
Getting creative while you prepare for your visit to the Book Festival.

Colouring sheets designed by illustrator Eilidh Muldoon.

Download this resource:
Colouring the Book Festival with Eilidh Muldoon – PDF version
Colouring the Book Festival with Eilidh Muldoon – Word doc

Illustrator Eilidh Muldoon’s stunning, ornate illustrations are perfect for colouring in and we’re lucky enough that she’s created a whole series of images of the Book Festival for you to get creative with.

Activity – Adding colour to the Book Festival

Part One
Download the colouring sheets below.  Then get creative with your colouring pens, pencils or crayons.

Colouring Sheet – Charlotte Square & Princes Street Gardens

Colouring Sheet – Book Festival Site

Colouring Sheet – Edinburgh Map

Colouring Sheet – Book Festival Charlotte Square

Part Two
Why not add yourself, your family, friends or class into the Book Festival Site colouring sheet, and then make sure you draw your favourite authors or events in the marquees.

Part Three
Once you’ve finished colouring in all of Eilidh’s images, why not try your hand at creating your own illustration of the Book Festival?

Further information

If you love Eilidh’s style as much as we do, you can join her for an interactive colouring event all about the work of Scottish artist and architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh on Sunday 12 August at 3.15pm. You can find more information about Colouring Charles Rennie Mackintosh with Eilidh Muldoon on the Book Festival website.

Or hear more about how Eilidh and other wonderful artists create their own styles on Tuesday 14 August at 10am in The Lives of Illustrators.