• 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

Colored Pencil Art Winning Recognition in New England
September 15, 2017

by Deborah Friedman Two awards in eight days? It’s always wonderful to exhibit one’s artwork and get public exposure and feedback, and this past June my proverbial cup runneth over. I’m an elected member of the Connecticut Academy of Fine...

Artists Helping Artists
September 08, 2017

Sunil Joshi recently shared with me a new sketch he completed with Caran D'ache graphite pencils. Before he began, he enlisted the help of world renowned graphite artist Tanja Gant for advice on the grades of pencils needed and what...

September 2017 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork
August 31, 2017

The three artists featured in the September 2017 issue of COLOR Magazine  Showcase submitted stories about their artwork for our blog. Read below about their inspiration for each of these interesting subjects. Sadieby Natell Ann Webb14" x 9.5"Own photo referenceDerwent Artist,...

The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - September 2017
August 31, 2017

September 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 to...