Introduction to Coloring Books for Adults

Get your coloring book business started now!

Publish your own adult coloring book with this short course designed to get you up and running... fast. From Katharyne Shelton, creator of the popular Bundle Masterclass for Amazon.

One and a half hours of video, broken down into five intensive easy to understand sections.

In these video classes, walkthroughs and resources, you will learn:

  • The most searched for and under-served topics for adult coloring books. A full list of keywords is available in the resource files for the course.
  • How to create gorgeous colorable images based on real scenes, landscapes and people.
  • The basics of Photoshop to get you creating colorable images in your own style (WITH NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED)
  • Video you can share with your VA to train them to create beautiful images for you
  • The basics of how to layout your book
  • How to get it published and selling on multiple venues including… fast.
  • Katharyne's personal insights based on the coloring book she is currently creating. Learn why she chose this topic and how she's doing it.
  • Business ideas beyond selling your coloring books on Amazon.
  • Resources include keywords, useful links and an extensive list of public domain image archives.
  • Students get access to Coloring Mastermind Facebook group.

Katharyne is well known for her fast, friendly and simple, straightforward teaching style.


What will I learn on this course?

  • To publish your own coloring book even if you can't draw a stickman and have never used Photoshop!
  • Why adults are buying coloring books - in their millions.
  • Which themes and features adult buyers are looking for in their coloring books - using real data. Course includes exclusive text files of researched keywords from Blue Sky Suite software.
  • How to source, select and create images and photographs that fit a particular theme.
  • To convert these images into attractive, colorable pictures with Photoshop
  • How to create, design and layout your coloring book with CreateSpace
  • The simple steps to publishing your book and get it selling!
  • Original ideas on how to market your book using social media
  • Most of all, this course aims to leave you inspired and excited by the range of opportunities in the coloring book market and empowered to go out there and grab them with your new skills!

What equipment do I need to take this course?

I use a Macbook Pro running Adobe Photoshop CC and Pages.
I take photographs with an iPhone 6.

To complete this course, you will need:

  • A computer (Mac or PC) capable of running Adobe Photoshop CC System requirements are here: requirements
  • Adobe Photoshop CC ($9.99 per month. 30 day trial is usually available.) Download it here: Photoshop
  • A digital camera or phone capable of taking photographs. The higher resolution the pictures, the better your results will be.
  • Access to a basic word processor such as Pages, Microsoft Word or Google Docs
    Access Google Docs here: Google Docs

What skills and experience do I need for this course?

  • You do NOT need any drawing or design skills
  • You do NOT need any previous Photoshop experience
  • You need basic computer skills (copy and paste etc.) and basic familiarity with your word processor.

What is the scope of this course?

This is an introductory course to coloring books. You will get a basic grounding in Photoshop, CreateSpace and marketing within the context of coloring books and you will learn how to publish your book on Amazon through CreateSpace.

For more in depth information about selling on Amazon (including the Fulfillment by Amazon FBA system) and for more information about marketing with social media, please join Blue Sky at

Links for further study and exploration with Photoshop are provided in the course.

Where do I go with further questions?

Please ask your questions in the Blue Sky Facebook group or contact Katharyne Shelton.

Blue Sky Suite
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