About Ruth E Dellinger

Ruth Dellinger was born in 1950 in the state of New Jersey to Mary F Lavas (and Albert DeStafano, whom she never met). At four months of age she was adopted by a couple, John & Elizabeth Anthony, who had one other adopted child and raised both children as their own. In 1956 the family moved from the East coast to Eugene, Oregon. She attended elementary through high school in Eugene, Oregon, graduating in 1969. Working for 25 years at a utility in various roles, she grew from clerical positions to Benefits and Payroll Administrator. After working at the utility she went on to become Human Resources Manager at Georgia Pacific Corp., in Eugene. Happily retiring in 2005 she was able to explore her artistic passions full time. The coloring book Tangled Shapes was her first published work. A second coloring book will soon be released, Tangled States which is a compilation of drawings of each of the 50 states that make up the US. Beyond that, there are a couple more book ideas yet percolating.

Ruth E Dellinger’s Books

Tangled Hearts

I’m excited about my new book “Tangled Hearts” because I have such an affair for the HEART itself… If you are reading this, you have one that is beating right now, and what a total miracle the HEART is!! Celebrate your HEART by getting out all the colors and just have fun coloring these 22… [Read More]

Tangled States

It’s a coloring book…. it’s a geography lesson… relax, color, enjoy and learn. “Tangled States” contains each of the 50 states that make up the United States of America.  Within each state drawing, you will find the two letter abbreviation either hidden or not so hidden!  Oregon is the only exception as it is very… [Read More]

Tangled Shapes

A 90 page coloring book with 21 different shapes to color.  Between each page is a “bleed page” for those who choose to color with markers or gel pens that might ‘bleed’ through to the next page.  Rectangles to Decagons, a heart, starburst, lightning bolt and more. All designs are hand drawn by Ruth Dellinger with… [Read More]

Totally Puzzled

The book is made up of 21 different, hand drawn puzzle piece images to color. This version of the book offers a page between pages for ‘bleed through’. This ‘bleed’ page works great for those who color with markers or other pens that can bleed through. The images are doodled or ‘zen tangle’ inspired drawings…. [Read More]

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