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The coloring book is really easy and fun to use. Here are a few helpful tips...
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You can color in with the paint brush, the magic brush or the paint bucket.
|The paint brush lets you paint wherever you want using the current color and brush size. Just hold down the mouse and move the paint brush around to color in.|
|The magic brush is like the paint brush, but magically stays inside the lines.|
|You change the brush size using the size slider. Drag to the left for a smaller brush and to the right for a larger one.|
|The paint bucket will fill the area you click with the selected color.|
|The text tool lets you type text onto your coloring page. This is a fun way to add a message to your picture. You can choose the color of the text from the color palette.|
|You change the text size using the text size slider, and choose different text styles from the drop down.|
|The wash tool cleans the area that you click (back to white).|
|Use the palette on the left to choose a paint color for the brush, magic brush, paint bucket, and text tool.|
|You can also choose the special random paint which will change the paint color every time you use a brush or the bucket, or type another letter in the text tool.|
|If you want to choose a color not on the palette, just click the color selector and choose exactly the color you need.|
Color Picker: Sometimes you want to use a color you've already painted with. You can grab a color from the coloring page by holding down the [Ctrl] key. The tool changes temporarily to a dropper which can suck up the color you want.
Once you've finished with coloring you can easily save your colored picture, or you can print it out.
|When you've finished your coloring page you can click the save button to save a copy of the colored in picture.|
|You can also print your finished coloring page, by clicking the print button. This is a great way to show off your artwork, or to turn it into a fun personalised invitation or greeting card.|
Besides Saving and Printing, there's lots of other ways to share your finished artwork, on Facebook, in the Picture Gallery, or enter in our regular Coloring Contests!
|Click the Facebook button to share your colored in picture with friends and family on Facebook.|
|We'd love to show off your finished coloring page in our gallery. Click the gallery button to submit a picture.|
|We run regular Coloring Contests, with great prizes to win. Check the Coloring Contests Page for details. Color in a picture and then click the contest button to enter the contest.|
|Sometimes you make a mistake and want to go back. You can click the undo button to undo your 5 most recent changes.|
|You can redo the changes by clicking the redo button.|
|You can change the volume of sounds by moving the sound effect volume slider.|
|You can zoom in and out using the zoom slider.|