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December 2022 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

December 2022 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

The three artists featured in the December 2022 issue of COLOR Magazine Showcase – Mario Basinger, Kathryn Hansen, and Sharon Cromer – share the stories behind their beautiful artwork here in our blog.    Indian Bike by Mario Basinger13 x 23 inches Prismacolor Pencils on Strathmore 400 Series Artagain light toned paper.  (Artist's own photo.) During a trip to Tennessee, I discovered a bike show... View more
The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - December 2022

The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - December 2022

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
Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

by Susan MorrisI first became acquainted with colored pencils in 2000 but did not become serious about learning all I could about them until 2018. By that time, I had become acquainted with Facebook and other online resources for colored pencils. As I began sharing my work on social media, friends began asking if I would draw their pets. After... View more
November 2022 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

November 2022 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

The three artists featured in the November 2022 issue of COLOR Magazine Showcase – Judith Shepelak, Frank Xiong, and Laleh Kamalian – share the stories behind their beautiful artwork here in our blog.  Nest with Ginger Flower II by Judith Shepelak11 x 14 inches Colored pencil on pearl gray 90lb Stonehenge paper (Artist's own photo.) Nest with Ginger Flower II... View more
The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - November 2022

The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - November 2022

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
My Colored Pencil Journey...So Far

My Colored Pencil Journey...So Far

by Paulette MorrisseyColored pencil as an art form that came to me completely by accident. The year was 2006, and I was spending most of my summer weekends with my husband Frank, going to radio-controlled airplane competitions all over the Midwest. Frank was an avid competitor and I was his sidekick for the events, meaning he flew his planes a... View more
October 2022 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

October 2022 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

The three artists featured in the October 2022 issue of COLOR Magazine Showcase – Susan Grimm, Veronica Winters, and Patrycja Pacholska – share the stories behind their beautiful artwork here in our blog.  Time to Reflect by Susan Grimm16 x 20 inches Polychromos and Prismacolor colored pencil on .005 double-sided matte Grafix drafting film (Artist's own photo.) While taking a... View more
The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - October 2022

The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - October 2022

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