The Saints

An Adult Coloring Book
Author: Daniel Mitsui
Illustrated by: Daniel Mitsui

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Format: Booklet

Publication date: November 7, 2016


Inspiration. Creativity. Calm.

Experience all three as you focus on coloring hand-drawn illustrations of the saints by renowned Catholic artist Daniel Mitsui.

Following on the heels of Daniel Mitsui’s first adult coloring book, The Mysteries of the Rosary, The Saints contains thirty elaborate images, including Mary and Joseph, John the Baptist, Peter, Paul, Francis, Lucy, and Brendan in the style of medieval illustrated manuscripts.

Enter into a contemplative space as you color Mitsui’s beautiful images of saints and the elements they are associated with from the early Church and Middle Ages. You can use any type of media to color Brendan the Navigator, styled in traditional Celtic, St. Peter the Apostle, following the traditional Chinese style.

Careful attention to coloring these delightful illustrations of the saints is a wonderful way to reflect on their lives and virtues.

Features & Benefits

  • The Vatican commissioned Daniel Mitsui to illustrate a new edition of the Roman Pontifical, which he completed in 2011.
  • Mitsui and his work have been featured several times on Aleteia and he has been invited to speak about his art at Franciscan University in Steubenville.

Product Details

Pages: 64

Trim size: 8.5 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9781594717246

Imprint: Ave Maria Press

  • “Rooted in timeless ideals.”

    “Daniel Mitsui’s images offer something new while remaining rooted in timeless ideals.”

    Zoe Romanowsky
    Catholic writer, blogger, and lifestyle editor at Aleteia

  • “Sure to inspire.”

    “Daniel Mitsui’s beautiful renderings are sure to inspire the mystic artist hidden inside all who use this inspiring coloring book.”

    Mickey McGrath, O.S.F.S.
    Author of Good St. John XXIII

  • “A powerful portal into creative meditation.”

    “Adult coloring books can be a powerful portal into creative meditation. These images are beautiful as well as inspiring, inviting you to ponder their themes through both inner reflection and active illumination.”

    Christine Valters Paintner
    Author of Illuminating the Way

  • “A treasure.”

    “Daniel Mitsui is a treasure of the Church.”

    Simcha Fisher
    Catholic writer, blogger, and columnist

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