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August 2020 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

August 2020 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

Below, the three artists featured in the August 2020 issue of COLOR Magazine Showcase share the inspiration behind their artwork for our blog. Learn the story behind each of these lovely pieces of art.  Cooling Off  by Craig Husband11 x 16 inchesFaber Castell Polychromos on Stonehenge Paper (Photo by Emmanuel Keller, used with permission) Through my work I aim to capture... View more
The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - August 2020

The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - August 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
Becoming a Real Artist...Virtually

Becoming a Real Artist...Virtually

by Cindy Valek Mottl There are many tools in my colored pencil artist’s bag of tricks. Included are a variety of pencil brands, papers, erasers, brushes for blending, Slice cutters, pencil sharpeners, an Icarus board…the list is endless and grows each year. I will admit, though, that the tool which has been most valuable to my growth as an artist... View more

July 2020 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

July 2020 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork The three artists featured in the July 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.    Enchantment by Cherry Ferris13.75" x 17.75"Colored pencils with mixed media and gold and silver leaf on PastelMat (Photo by Lisa... View more
The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - July 2020

The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - July 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
Journey Of My First Solo Exhibit

Journey Of My First Solo Exhibit

by Tammy Hoffert You can imagine my shock and excitement when I got a Facebook message from Executive Director, Nancy Walter, of the Taube Museum of Art here in the collage town of Minot, North Dakota. She asked to meet with me to discuss the opportunity of doing an exhibit. I never in my wildest dreams thought that this would happen... View more
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