I started making giant colouring in art for festivals back in 2008 and soon discovered that they’re a captivating way to get hundreds (or thousands) of people involved in creating an amazing artwork together.
Seven years later and Fancy Features is my full-time business, ran with my partner Chris. From a studio in the United Kingdom, we supply fully customised giant colouring in canvases on a commission basis to clients all over the world. Each artwork is hand illustrated and made to order using the client’s themes, ideas and stories. I take great care in developing a unique design, the artwork can take anywhere from 3 to 10 days to design, draw, paint and prepare in our studio.
Once your artwork is ready you invite everyone at your event to colour it in, our goal has always been to get as many people as possible involved in creating art together. We make custom colouring in art for people to colour in at events, weddings and parties. We’ve worked with global brands, festivals, charities and a whole variety of organisations – everyone loves a bit of colouring in!
Once the artwork is complete you have a lovely piece of vibrant art to keep and display, made by everyone at your event.
To our knowledge, we’re still the only business in the world that offers a (very niche!) fully bespoke colouring in design service. Here are just a few our examples of our art, please visit the Fancy Features website to see more.
More info: fancyfeatures.com
Everyone getting creative & making art together
Illustrating a large woodland scene in the studio
Families contributing to the giant colouring canvas
Art commission made for guests at Center Parcs. We had hundreds of families contribute to make a unique artwork that celebrated the Woburn Village’s 1 year anniversary.
Adding the final touches to the collaborative artwork
In our art studio drawing the ‘tiger mandala’
The design was hand illustrated – it took about 6 days to prepare.
Creative fun for everyone!
Artwork made for people to colour in at Upfest Street Art festival in Bristol, UK.
Giant colouring art of Worcester
A cityscape artwork for people to colour in at the Worcester Victorian Christmas Fayre.
Grown-up colouring on a big scale!
A vibrant cityscape takes shape
Mural designed in partnership with a youth group
The concepts behind this design were developed with a team of young people from Action for Children.
Everyone working together to complete the artwork
After colouring in – a unique colourful mural
Custom design for a corporate event
This hand drawn design is a fanciful representation of the rail network across the south of the UK. It shows key landmarks in Bristol, Bath, Oxford, Reading & London.
Festival inspired giant colouring in art
Artwork for people to colour in at Secret Garden Party Festival.
People leave their mark with intricate patterns
This design was coloured in by thousands of people at two events; Secret Garden Party Festival and the City of Colours Street Art Festival in 2014. I love the variety of detailed patterns that people created.
Coloured in by hundreds of families, this design took about 8-10 hours to complete
Giant map to colour in
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