Print this beautiful free cactus coloring page for adults (perfect for big kids too!) These vivid cacti (well, if you make ’em vivid) sit in a pretty patterned desert with a brilliant sun and an almost cloudless sky. Yep, I googled photos of deserts to make sure I can get away with putting some clouds in the sky… Disclosure: this post contains affiliate links.
For this month’s coloring tribe theme, we decided to go with cacti. With Baby Y’s first birthday party just around the bend, I decided to offer you a sample from my latest book, Postcards: coloring for creative adults instead of creating something from scratch.
I absolutely love desert scenes – and this one is one of my favorite from the book (which also includes the postcard size version).
It has everything I look for in a page – smaller spaces, larger spaces, the opportunity to play with shading… If you look closely, I added some “drop shadows” on the larger cactus that I colored.
I used STABILO Pen 68 markers for this one – and will probably use the Point 88 for the smaller spaces when/if I ever get to it – ha! I played with vivid shades of green and yellow for the cactus, and reds, oranges, and yellows for the sun. I’m still debating how to do the landscape and foreground cactus – any ideas, feel free to share in the comments.
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As usual, if you’ve colored it and feel like sharing, feel free to email me a photo (to menucha at momsandcrafters.com) or post in the group. And as usual, this is for personal, individual use only. If you do need more copies, you can contact me about licensing it for a crowd.
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More Cactus Coloring Pages for Adults:
Join the coloring tribe and color these six cactus coloring pages! Each cactus coloring page can be downloaded individually by visiting the links. And then make sure to follow along with the themes posted for the rest of the year!
- Mia the Cactus Cutie coloring page by Hattifant
- Cactus coloring page by Easy Peasy and Fun
- Cactus Resilience Quote coloring page by Arts & Crackers
- Cactus coloring page by Arty Crafty Kids
What coloring page theme would you like to see? Download your cactus coloring page and comment below with your suggestions!