The illustrations in the book are a mix between mandalas and still lifes. The mandalas are nice, simple repetitive mixes of geometric shapes which create a meditative state when drawing. A lot of them are full page though, so will be quite thirsty on your inks.
Mandalas, and other intricate coloring books feature lots of tight space and very little in the way of expansive area to cover. Difficult as these can be to color using alcohol based markers, they do pose a great chance to increase your skills.
Alongside the technical aspect of improving your alcohol marker work, coloring books will also help evolve your palette selection. Whether mandalas or still lifes, the ability to focus on color selection over and over again will help you in the long run. Brush up on color theory and experiment. The beauty of alcohol based marker is the layering of colors can add such depth.
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