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May 2022 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

May 2022 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

The three artists below, featured in the May 2022 issue of COLOR Magazine Showcase, share their beautiful artwork and the inspiration behind it here in our blog.  Eventide Grace by Carol Doran15 x 11 inchesColored pencil on Pastelmat (Photo from Pixabay and author's own photo) One of our favorite pastimes is to get away from urban life and get out... View more
The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - May 2022

The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - May 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
Turn Your Art Into a Healing Ritual

Turn Your Art Into a Healing Ritual

by Oksana BurrWhen I think of art, I think of a desire to feel free, be creative and be expressive. Art brings me a lot of joy when I let myself be fully immersed in my creative process. Growing up in Russia, I studied a lot of art by taking art classes, practicing live figure sketches, copying masterworks and experimenting... View more
April 2022 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

April 2022 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

The three artists below, featured in the April 2022 issue of COLOR Magazine Showcase, share their beautiful artwork and the inspiration behind it here in our blog.  On The Wind by Terry Mellway13 x 10.75 inchesColored pencil on Strathmore Bristol Vellum (Photo from Pixabay) "On the Wind" was sort of a tribute to my husband who, in his late teens,... View more
The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - April 2022

The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - April 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
Life as an Artist

Life as an Artist

by Nancy JaceyEvery day I wake up inspired by the world around us: the colors, details and elements that make up our surroundings. I am fascinated by life’s details, and I like to reflect this in my everyday life and in my career as an artist. I constantly study and photograph the world around us and use these references and... View more
March 2022 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

March 2022 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

The three artists below, featured in the March 2022 issue of COLOR Magazine Showcase, share their beautiful artwork and the inspiration behind it here in our blog.  Tula by Aimee Croteau10 x 8 inchesAirbrush and colored pencil on Fabriano Artistico paper (Photo by Lettia McBride; used with permission) This artwork was a pet portrait commission by my massage therapist, Tia,... View more
The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - March 2022

The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - March 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