Residing away from dwelling for 2 years pressured Hannah Dueck to comprehend how fortunate she was to be from Okanagan.
After returning to Canada after an prolonged keep in England, the Penticton creator and artist took issues into her personal fingers and created a coloring guide that reveals every little thing Okanagan has to supply.
As we speak she may be referred to as the creator of the publication.
Lovely Okanagan, a guide that accommodates 23 totally different scenes from throughout the valley, was launched on September 9.
From Skah Bluff to Kelowna Sails, Dueck says the coloring guide will attraction to locals and vacationers alike.
“For some individuals, it would remind you of all of the recollections they created right here,” defined the artist. “However for others, it would make them uncover among the issues they did not know, even in Okanagan.”
Dueck, a Penticton Secondary graduate, says the guide was impressed by rising up in an artist household whereas residing in one of many nation’s most picturesque areas.
Okanagan officers say coloring books have turn into a world development, and the artwork kind is likely one of the finest methods for middle-aged adults to seek out peace in solitude and take part in interactive actions.
“A number of ladies of their 30s to 60s now purchase grownup coloring books to be entertained and calm down,” Dueck mentioned. “Lots of people do not attempt artwork when they’re older, so I believe coloring books are nice as a result of they’ve sufficient construction the place you do not have to be an artist.”
The brand new model, nevertheless, will attraction to individuals of all ages, not solely those that need to relaxation after an extended day of labor.
Described as wealthy and complicated shade patterns, Okanagan writer says the coloring guide is ideal for individuals of all ages in addition to for households.
“My husband and I lived in England for 2 years and it was stunning there, however it made us take into consideration the place we have been from,” remembers Dueck. “We informed individuals about lakes, ski slopes and vineyards.”
Individuals who get their fingers on the guide will be capable to shade scenes primarily from Kelowna and Penticton, but in addition from Vernon and Oliver.
A part of the proceeds from the sale of the guide will go to Mamas for Mamas, a Kelowna-based group that helps moms and nannies in disaster conditions.
Dueck’s guide is accessible from Davison Orchards, Kelowna Customer Middle, West Kelowna Customer Middle and on Amazon.