If the colors in the photographs from the original book weren’t outrageous enough now here’s everyone’s chance to take matters into their own hands and work that crayon and marker!
From the real world of competitive Fantasy Hair styling comes Hair Wars Coloring Book. Based on photographs by David Yellen shot at competitions across the country, these larger than life dos are now in your hands. These hairstyles include one with a gigantic bowl with live Japanese fighting fish, and another with a built-in device that blows soap bubbles, and they draw inspiration from everything from 9/11 to the Olympic Games, The Matrix to the classic Sunday barbeque. Featuring 30 original drawings, it’s now your turn to get in on the action. Pull out your Crayolas and markers and help everyone look their best by adding your own vibrant colors to amazing hair sculptures. Fun for ages 1-100.
David Yellen was born in 1972 in Bayside, Queens. He graduated from SUNY Purchase in 1997. He is the author of two powerHouse books, Too Fast For Love: Heavy Metal Portraits (2004) and Hair Wars (2007). That same year he discovered Hair Wars at a spectacular event at the Apollo Theatre. Since then, he has traveled across the country to document the hairstylists and the styles that they create. Yellen’s photographs have appeared in publications like Time, Fortune, People, ESPN, and Best Life. He lives in New York with his wife and dog, Rocky the Bear.