Hi! I’m Lesley Smitheringale, the illustrator and creative force at Colouring and Tangling. Here you’ll find my entire range of colouring books, pages and templates for you to colour and create. I also provide zentangle-inspired illustrations and resources if you love to tangle. I hope you have fun here!
Watch the video flip Through of “Little Woods”
Want the chance to win a PDF copy of “Little Woods”? I’m running a Facebook Event from 1 – 15th September. Why not come along and join in the fun? CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE EVENT
I’m thrilled to let you know that “Little Woods” has just been released and I had so much fun illustrating the characters.
Visit the fantasy world of “Little Woods” where you will meet the adorably cute little animals who live there. Come and ski with the bears, read bedtime stories with the mice, enjoy the open-air concert in the woodlands and be entertained by Ricky the Racoon & the Chipmunks, the Fox Trumpeteers and the Three Mousicians. Say hello to Bird & Bear and share a peanut butter sandwich with a cup of hot chocolate and marshmallows with them… and lots more…
The characters in this book will melt your heart as you bring them to life with colour. All have been lovingly hand-drawn by Australian illustrator, Lesley Smitheringale at Colouring and Tangling. There are 56 illustrations in total in this Adult Colouring Book as most come with both a light sky and night sky background.
the Faeries of Toadstool lodge Book is now out as a PDF
Also available on Amazon
I’m thrilled to let you know that my brand new adult colouring book “The Faeries of Toadstool Lodge” is now available to purchase on Amazon as a budget, paperback book.
This is the line art edition with 30 line art illustrations to colour including “This Book Belongs to” page.
Tucked away in a lush, tropical forest is a magical place where the faeries have set up home in their toadstool tree houses. Take delight as you colour, bringing to life the adorable characters such as Bracken the bunny, the Wizard and Queen of the Forest, a cute unicorn family with mum, dad and their two juniors who are training to be Guardians, baby flower faeries sleeping in the Nursery as the moon beams shine their magic to protect them….. and lots more…
News from the Studio
Win a PDF copy of the Book I’d love to offer 2 colourists (worldwide) a chance of winning…
I’m inviting you to a Garden Tea Party😊 This is the theme for my patrons for the month…
This month’s theme for my patrons is Owls, inspired by a tiny little owl ornament I have in…
The Theme for June is “Ocean Wonderland” and the “Planner Addicts” Tier is always a month ahead, so this is…
The Theme for May is “Moths” and the “Planner Addicts” Tier is always a month ahead, so this is for…
My Patreon account has only just been launched and it’s my way of offering you a really affordable…
Join my Colouring Group on Facebook
Did you know that you can showcase your colourings from any of my books or illustrations and meet like-minded creatives in my private Group?
This is also a place where I can get to know you better and see how you bring my illustrations to life. I love seeing them:)
It’s also where you will be the first to know about new books and have access to competitions to win PDF books, packs and freebies I regularly offer my valued members.
This is a non-judgemental and caring Group of adults of all colouring abilities. It’s supposed to be fun, right?
See you in there.
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Australian artist & teacher. Illustrator who also produces adult colouring books.