• 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

A Tremendous Colored Pencil Feat
August 16, 2017

When Ann showed me the absolutely mind blowing project that Tracey Chaykin was working on - I just knew it we had to have a blog feature about it! Of course, we always hope when someone purchases a colored pencil...

View Through a Rain Streaked Window
August 10, 2017

by Will Kirkland As a self-taught artist I have experimented with different media, but find that colored pencils are the medium that best fits my natural style. Colored pencils allow me to achieve the detail that is characteristic of my art....

August 2017 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork
July 31, 2017

The three artists featured in the August 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. Object of My Reflectionby David Neace19.5" x 20.25"Own photo referencePrismacolor...

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

August 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...