San Cristobal colouring book


This is a very exciting project for me – something I’ve been chipping away at for several years – an expression of the visual marvels of my adopted home town, San Cristóbal de las Casas in Mexico. “Sancris” as it’s known has an abundance of picturesque detail just in its streets and squares: multicoloured colonial-style houses, indigenous inhabitants in embroidered dress, dignified ladies in shawls, skilful graffiti, hippies with spectacular clothes and tattoos, imposing churches, two gangs of breakdancers… The more I look the more I want to draw it. This colouring-in book is a way to share the joy over the Sancris street visuals.

The book is in layout now and will be sold in independent bookshops in San Cristóbal, but you can contact me to order some by mail if you like!

Here’s one of the colouring-book images, put to the test!

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Color San Cristobal by Linda Lonnqvist is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
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