Join us on a creative adventure with our collection of 35 free Pokemon coloring pages. Ideal for fans young and old, these downloadable sheets bring the excitement of Pokemon battles and adventures to your fingertips.
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Our 35 Unique Pokemon Coloring Pages
What’s the History of Pokemon?
The Pokémon franchise began in 1996 in Japan with the release of the video games Pokémon Red and Green for the Game Boy, created by Satoshi Tajiri and Ken Sugimori from Game Freak. Tajiri’s childhood interest in collecting creatures inspired the game’s concept of catching and training diverse species of Pokémon.
The franchise quickly expanded to include an animated TV series, movies, trading card games, toys, books, and various merchandise. Pokémon became a cultural phenomenon, evolving into one of the most successful and enduring video game franchises, spanning multiple generations of players around the world.
What are the 10 Most Famous Pokemon?
These Pokémon have become staples of the series and have appeared in various games, shows, movies, and merchandise.
- Pikachu – The franchise’s mascot, known for its electric powers.
- Charizard – A fire-breathing dragon-like Pokémon, highly sought after in the game.
- Mewtwo – A powerful Psychic-type Pokémon created through genetic manipulation.
- Bulbasaur – One of the original starter Pokémon, a Grass/Poison-type.
- Squirtle – Another original starter Pokémon, a Water-type turtle.
- Jigglypuff – Known for its ability to put opponents to sleep with its song.
- Eevee – Notable for its multiple evolutions, adapting to various environments.
- Snorlax – A large, sleepy Normal-type Pokémon that blocks paths until awakened.
- Meowth – Recognizable for its ability to speak human language in the anime.
- Gengar – A mischievous Ghost/Poison-type Pokémon with a distinctive grin.
Matthew Matthysen is an educated multidisciplinary artist and illustrator. He successfully completed his art degree at the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa, majoring in art history and contemporary drawing. The focus of his thesis was to explore the philosophical implications of the macro and micro-universe on the human experience. Matthew uses diverse media, such as written and hands-on components, to explore various approaches that are on the border between philosophy and science.
Matthew organized various exhibitions before and during his years as a student and is still passionate about doing so today. He currently works as a freelance artist and writer in various fields. He also has a permanent position at a renowned online gallery (ArtGazette) where he produces various works on commission. As a freelance artist, he creates several series and successfully sells them to galleries and collectors. He loves to use his work and skills in various fields of interest.
Matthew has been creating drawing and painting tutorials since the relaunch in 2020. Through his involvement with artincontext.org, he has been able to deepen his knowledge of various painting mediums. For example, watercolor techniques, calligraphy and lately digital drawing, which is becoming more and more popular.
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Matthew, Matthysen, “Pokemon Coloring Pages – 35 New and Free Coloring Sheets.” Art in Context. January 1, 2024. URL: https://artincontext.org/pokemon-coloring-pages/
Matthysen, M. (2024, 1 January). Pokemon Coloring Pages – 35 New and Free Coloring Sheets. Art in Context. https://artincontext.org/pokemon-coloring-pages/