Stencil Art, Portraits, Tribal Designs and Whimsical Art

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Latest stencil art

Here are two stencil art I been working on recently.

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A portrait of my daughter, Shivon. This is a work-in-progress (not complete yet).  

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Rendy and Neville

I have not posted here in awhile. I have been busy working on commissioned art and going for my Gawai holiday. Anyway, I completed this portrait of my husband and son sometime in May.

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Sabina Altynbekova

Sabina Altynbekova - dubbed the most beautiful volleyball player in the world or the living anime-girl. They said she is too beautiful to play volleyball (I said why not?) This 20 years old Kazakhstani was discovered by international media outlets while representing her country at 2014 Asian Junior Women’s Volleyball Championship in ...

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Hello and welcome to Coloring Is Hip!

My name is Olivia and I am a self taught Sarawakian (Malaysia Borneo) artist who loves unique and whimsical tribal designs. I love to color too and the recent trend of adult coloring has sparked my creativity to create one of a kind coloring books and pages for adults.

  1. What is Sarawak, Borneo (Malaysia) is famous for?
    It’s the land of the headhunters
  2. It’s the home of the oldest tropical rainforest
  3. Kingdom of Sarawak was established by Sir James Brooke
  4. It has more than 40 sub-ethnic groups, each with its own distinct language, culture and lifestyle
  5. …and many more amazing facts…

My art is inspired by all these unique attributes of my native land. I illustrate unique coloring pages with beautiful tribal motifs and whimsical designs inspired by Sarawak rainforest flora and fauna.

My latest coloring books for adults

My first book in 2017

I am proud to announce that my first collaboration book with Global Doodle Gems is finally published! I contributed 6 drawings for this book including that pink butterfly on the cover. Check it out below. I will publish more collaboration books with Global Doodle Gems starting this year so stay tuned for more updates!

Global Doodle Gems Volume 17

Global Doodle Gems adult coloring books is a collaboration of 130+ artists from around the world. We have come together to create a one of a kind coloring experience! Each volume of our coloring books features 10 artists and their amazing drawings 60 color pages in total. Having a wide variety of artists allows us to accommodate all levels of color enthusiasts ! Wishing you a colortastic journey ... with our 17th Volume of "Global Doodle Gems"!

I am happy to announce that my coloring book Be Encouraged! Motivational Adult Coloring Book is published! Check it out below.

Be Encouraged! Motivational Adult Coloring Book

Be Encouraged! Motivational Adult Coloring Book contains 30 whimsical hand drawn original designs with short motivational quotes for you to color. This coloring book is suitable for all skill levels. Also included are 2 sample pages from the artist first adult coloring book, Sarawak Tattoo Mandalas.

And here is a video review done by my fellow artist friend, Shelah Dow.

This book is available at all Amazon sites worldwide: Amazon UKAmazon CanadaAmazon GermanyAmazon SpainAmazon FranceAmazon India and also at Book Depository.

Download a sample coloring page from this book and 2 BONUS pages (not in the book) – all FREE – by  subscribing to my mailing list. A download link will be sent to you within 24 hours after confirming your subscription. Don’t worry, I won’t spam you.

Alternatively, you can also download the PDF version of this book from my Gumroad store. OR if you just want to color specific pages, you can buy individual pages too.

PDF - Be Encouraged! Motivational Adult Coloring Book