• Get to know Ann Kullberg...
  • Ann was born in Japan. When she was a kid, Ann loved to draw.
  • She grew up and became and English teacher, married and had babies.
  • ... then divorced... with a special-needs baby. Can't work. What to do? She discovered colored pencils and fell in love.
  • She started drawing portraits and then wrote a book.
  • ... And started a magazine! She was unstoppable - kits, books, workshops, cruises!
  • Now Ann teaches all over the world - she's still in love with colored pencils...
  • ... And still loves inspiring you to shine!

We're here to help make your colored pencil art shine!

Recent Articles

And So, I Keep Drawing.
January 11, 2017

by Jesse Lane "Gravity" by Jesse Lane. One of the five pieces lost in a fire last month. From time to time, I think we all wonder what it would be like to lose a piece of art. Last month,...

Coloured Pencil Milestone in Malaysia
December 31, 2016

The following story was submitted by Sharon Kow and is published with permission. Sharon shares her experience as the first colored pencil artist to be featured in a major art show in Malaysia - The Langkawi Art Biennale!! A huge...

Workshop Cruises rock!
August 11, 2016

12 years ago we held our very first Colored Pencil Workshop Cruise to Mexico. We had two dozen fun-loving participants and everyone had such a blast that week on board that we've continued to hold two cruise workshops a year...

EASY image editing - Paint
March 31, 2016

You can do this. You can. Follow each step and you too will soon be cropping and resizing like a pro!! Step 1 Depending on what Windows you have, either click on Windows Start and type in Paint, or click...