Ancient Mexican Designs (Dover Design Coloring Books)Paperback – Coloring Book, September 10, 2004
by Marty Noble (Illustrator)
The highly stylized designs of pre-Columbian art are perennial favorites among graphic artists. This intriguing collection of ancient Mexican designs, masterfully adapted by Marty Noble from centuries-old Mayan, Aztec, and other Mesoamerican works, includes 30 ready-to-color illustrations. Among the many images depicted are powerful gods, kings, warriors, mythical creatures, as well as supernatural scenes with calendrical associations, a relief design from a temple at Chichen Itza, figures from a temple panel in Palenque, and other subjects. A delight for coloring book enthusiasts of all ages, this collection of exotic figures can be used to add a rustic, Mesoamerican touch to a host of art and craft projects.