Children can color stock images of princesses, animals and more, or they can be given a customized coloring book that is chock full of fun family photos of all the people they know and love. A truly personal and thoughtful gift, these customized coloring books can be made by family members or even by friends who are looking for a meaningful gift for a birthday celebration or even Christmas event.
Instructables user PenfoldPlant has created an easy step-by-step guide to create one's own customized coloring book. He uses a free online platform called Pixlr, but also notes that Photoshop and GIMP can also be useful if people have the programs on hand. Once a photo is chosen, all a person needs to do is edited using one of these programs to desaturate, invert and flatten the image.
Instructables User PenfoldPlant Teaches People How to Make Their Own
1. Customized Coloring Books - Creating personalized coloring books with family photos presents an innovative way to engage children.
2. Online Photo Editing Platforms - The rise of online platforms like Pixlr, Photoshop, and GIMP enable easy photo editing for customized coloring books.
3. Meaningful and Personalized Gifts - The demand for thoughtful gifts like customized coloring books for special occasions opens up disruptive innovation opportunities.
1. Photo Printing and Publishing - Companies in the photo printing and publishing industry can capitalize on the trend of customized coloring books by offering specialized products and services.
2. Online Platforms and Software - The growth of online photo editing platforms like Pixlr, Photoshop, and GIMP creates opportunities for innovative software solutions and collaborations.
3. Toy and Gift Industry - The toy and gift industry can explore the market for personalized and meaningful gifts, such as customized coloring books, to attract new customers.