Author: Andrea Pippins

Andrea Pippins is a designer, illustrator, and educator who began harnessing her artistic talent into a BFA in graphic design and later earned her MFA at Temple University-Tyler School of Art.

When Andrea is not teaching she's working on freelance illustration and design projects.

In November 2015 Andrea published her first book, I Love My Hair, with Random House Children’s Books/Schwartz & Wade. I Love My Hair is a coloring book featuring her illustrations celebrating various hairstyles and textures. In 2016 will release her second book, Becoming Me, for young women to color, doodle, and brainstorm their way to a creative life.

Andrea is based in the Washington, D.C. area, but currently in Stockholm.

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Becoming Me - A Work in Progress: Color, Journal & Brainstorm Your Way to a Creative Life

Becoming Me
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780399559150
  • Release: 2016-10-11
  • Author: Andrea Pippins
  • Genre: Art & Coloring
  • Tags: Coloring
  • Publisher: Schwartz & Wade
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A beautifully illustrated interactive journal from the creator of the empowering adult coloring book I Love My Hair—featured on BuzzFeed, Mashable, and more. Encourages self-discovery and nurtures creative expression!

This gorgeous full-color journal and activity book will get you coloring, doodling, and writing your way to your best self. Combining quotes from inspiring women, positive affirmations, and artistic advice direct from Andrea Pippins, along with supportive prompts and exercises, this uplifting book is the perfect tool to get those creative juices flowing. And with stylish hand-lettering and full-color illustrations throughout, Becoming Me is a perfect gift and keepsake—as well as a powerful tool for self-expression.


I Love My Hair

I Love My Hair
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780399551222
  • Release: 2015-11-10
  • Author: Andrea Pippins
  • Genre: Art & Coloring
  • Tags: Arts, Crafts & Supplies, Coloring
  • Publisher: Schwartz & Wade
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For fans of Johanna Basford’s Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest comes a hip, gorgeous doodle coloring book about all things hair. Unlike other adult coloring books, which depict nature scenes and cityscapes, this title celebrates strong, confident women with a passion for style, design, and fashion.

Revel in the mesmerizing patterns and intricate details of Andrea Pippins’s delicate pen-and-ink illustrations, ready for you to color, complete, and embellish. Lose yourself in page after page of bold hairstyles and accessories, from rows of braids, to Mohawks, to sweeping updos, to cascades of ribbons and beads. Be transported to another world as you ink in Medusa’s slithering coiffure, Cleopatra’s elaborate headdress, and Marie Antoinette’s towering bouffant.

Perfect for experienced color-inners and newcomers alike. Coloring enthusiasts of all ages will love this empowering and stylish book. So go ahead—let your hair down, grab some pens or pencils, and add some color to your life.