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June 2020 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

June 2020 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

The three artists featured in the June 2020 issue of COLOR Magazine Showcase share the stories behind their artwork with you here in our blog. Read below about their inspiration for each of these beautiful works of art.   Living In An Alternate Reality by Bonnie Sheckter23-1/8 x 18-5/8 inchesPrismacolor Premier Pencils on matte Duralar (Artist's own photo) In this drawing I’ve tried to... View more
The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - June 2020

The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - June 2020

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 check out FB group links at the bottom of this post. Call for entry is posted every month in participating Facebook groups -... View more
A Gift that Keeps Giving

A Gift that Keeps Giving

by Dina Kowal “I have a question for you. Are you interested in doing a commission for me?”That's how it began. A request for a special gift for Christmas 2017. A colored pencil drawing of a dear family pet, her husband's best friend Jake, a rescued Heeler mix. As I worked, I shared my process, my progress, on Facebook. Suddenly...... View more
May 2020 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

May 2020 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

Below, the three artists featured in the May 2020 issue of COLOR Magazine Showcase share the stories behind their artwork for our blog. Read below about their inspiration for each of these beautiful colored pencil artworks.  The Art of Being Koi by Pamela Clements16 x 21 inchesPrismacolor and Verithin pencils on Stonehenge warm white. Artist’s own photo. Late winter in... View more
The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - May 2020

The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - May 2020

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 check out FB group links at the bottom of this post. Call for entry is posted every month in participating Facebook groups -... View more
Silver Linings

Silver Linings

by Bonnie Sheckter A few weeks after turning 68, I woke up one morning to find that when I tried to read, my vision was blurry. Rarely having to wear glasses, I was aghast. I sighed and chalked it up to aging and made a mental note to see my optometrist. I started to wear my glasses full time, even though... View more
April 2020 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

April 2020 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

The three artists featured in the April 2020 issue of COLOR Magazine Showcase submitted stories about their artwork for our blog. Read below about their inspiration for each of these beautiful works of art.  Pip, Grands Crus & Littlemissdynamite by Shannagh-leigh Hartshorn16 x 23 inchesCaran D'Ache Museum Aquarelle pencils on Daler Rowney Aquafine hot pressed paperPhoto by Julie Reynalds This... View more
The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - April 2020

The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - April 2020

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 check out FB group links at the bottom of this post. Call for entry is posted every month in participating Facebook groups -... View more