The Bloom Watercolor Coloring Pad


The Bloom Watercolor Coloring Pad is a specialty pad designed by Valerie Chua in partnership with International Fine Paper Exchange (IFEX), the Philippines' official distributor of some of the best watercolor materials in the country: Winsor and Newton, Canson and Arches. The pad is a small tribute to Valerie's illustration work and features 10 unique drawings on 300gsm Canson Cold Press paper - perfect for beginners and intermediate artists who want to paint with watercolor straight on without worrying about buckling or producing a drawing beforehand. This pad is available in book and stationery stores in the Philippines for P499.75 and internationally for $10.50.


Available at select branches nationwide (Philippines):


SM Stationery branches: Makati, North EDSA, Megamall, Baguio, Mall of Asia, Iloilo, Davao, Bacolod, and Seaside Cebu


This pad contains 10 sheets of original line art made to mimic my actual pencil sketches before I begin watercoloring.


Inside the cover sleeve is a 4-page tutorial on basic color theory, wash application, and a step-by-step process using 2 of the drawings in the pad as an example. Colors and medium were patterned from Winsor and Newton Cotman and Winsor and Newton Watercolor Markers — but feel free to use whatever medium you're comfortable with.


Each sheet is made of 300gsm cold press Canson Montval, 100% pulp - ideal for casual and relaxed watercoloring. It can withstand lots of water. Mistakes can easily be lifted while still wet.

You can use the following mediums on Canson Montval: Watercolor, ink, gouache, acrylic, acrylgouache, markers, pens, pencils, and other water-soluble paints.

All pages are peelable. Feel free to frame them, stick them on your wall or give them to a friend or loved one.


Would you like to share your work? Just use or visit #BloomByValerieChua on Instagram. Post your work or see how others have done theirs.


International Pre-order Available

Online inventory is currently sold-out.

Pads are individually sealed and packed in a secure mailer. Shipped Postal, 7-15 business days. Pads ordered through here will be signed and drawn on the cover sleeve inside.

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Orders within the Philippines are available through Lazada.