The Attic Shoppe Trading Co. offers tarot lovers (and coloring book fans) an opportunity to add their own creative colors to an already naturally beautifully colored deck. Explore here the major arcana for the popular Isidore Tarot deck that are a series of collages using the incredible work of illustrator J.J. Grandville. And once you’ve moved through the tarot itself, you have a variety of Grandville’s original works to lay hue and atmosphere to. This coloring book is from original collages from our shoppe artist Bethalynne Bajema, from the works of J.J. Grandville. We look forward to seeing how others paint these incredible snapshots of this fantastical world! And honestly there is no tarot knowledge or curiosity needed! These are snapshots of wonderful places. Everyone is welcome! Purchase on Amazon.
The Attic Shoppe Trading Co., a fantastical place that offers even more fantastical wares, invites you to take a tour of their Attic world in 80 pages (or more) – coloring book style! Visit places where fairies can be found hiding within the blooms and tea bats sore in the sky above as they balance their tea cups on their heads. Visit a butterfly circus and swim with mermaids. Take a look into hidden corners of the world we’ve seen. And let us introduce you to the most unique of all delivery services thought lost to vintage times. The automaton Bly acts as your host through this brief tour of our Attic world and all the many things we have to offer. And now we invite you to add your own colors and style to our ready to color Attic pages. Purchase on Amazon.
I’m pleased to announce that we have our second coloring book that will be available just as soon as my proof copy shows up any day now. My aunt loves coloring books. It’s become her favorite hobby. I enjoy sending her books and giving her my tester books to see how she likes them. That’s how I decided it would be neat to have a coloring book for the Isidore Tarot. She liked it and our coloring book loving customers have really liked it. So I’ve been tinkering on new ones.
For this past Steampunk Symposium convention I created a commemorative coloring book that featured Bly and her many costumes. It also served as an sort of advert for the Attic Shoppe in an old time, vintage sign sort of way. I took some of the coloring pages from that and some of the coloring books I’m currently working on and combined them together to make a tour of the Attic and all the different fantastical places our artwork features. Below is a sample of the cover and a few sample pages from the book. It’ll be available through Amazon. I hope it’ll be well liked!
I am very excited to announce our brand new coloring book! An Autumn with Isidore Coloring Book is a combination of the original Isidore collages I created a few years back and The Isidore Tarot’s major arcana cards that came from that collection. These coloring pages have card meanings with them and the Isidore short stories. There’s also a little of this and that creating a book I’m quite pleased with.
For the last two years I’ve offered a free coloring page at conventions which lead to being asked why aren’t you making a coloring book? Which was a good question. So I’ve been working on this one to have something new for the upcoming convention and craft show season. Below are some samples of the coloring pages. The coloring books are currently printing and should be arriving next week, with shipping to follow. The coloring book is 8.5 by 11 in size and 95 pages. It is available for a reasonable and lucky number $13 plus shipping and handling. You can order your coloring book here.