• 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!

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Recent Articles

Inspiration Comes In All Forms
July 14, 2017

by Jennifer Carpenter Inspiration seems to ebb and flow, presenting itself on a whim. Encouragement and motivation can be equally illusive. Many of us search for it when we feel creative juices have evaporated into thin air. In this instance,...

My Sassy Friends and Me
July 06, 2017

by Linda H. Clark I frequently describe my artistic style as illustrative and whimsical. It has hints of realism in a colorful, creative and stylized manner. People tell me my art puts a smile on their face, and I love...

The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - July 2017
July 01, 2017

July 2017 Featured Artists. Corresponding with the art gallery that is featured each month in Ann Kullberg's COLOR Magazine, The Pencil Box blog series will give artists a bit more space to share insight and inspiration about their colored pencil art. Make sure...

Every One is a Triumph - 2017 COLOR Magazine Member Show
July 01, 2017

The following is a sampling from my article in the July 2017 issue of COLOR Magazine, featuring artwork from the 18th Annual Member show. Each year, the show includes amazing colored pencil masterpieces from subscribers all over the world. Such...