June 2024 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

June 2024 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork

The three artists featured in the June 2024 issue of COLOR Magazine Showcase share the stories behind their beautiful artwork here in our blog.  Presence by Andrea Knowles8 x 11 inchesPolychromos, Luminance, Pablo, and Derwent Lightfast colored pencils on Polydraw drafting film. (Photo by David Whelan Photography, used with permission.) Indrah is a Sumatran Tiger who was born at the... View more

Mixed Media Possibilities!

by Tracey Chaykin I am a Colored Pencil artist working and living in the beautiful Napa Valley of Northern California. My portfolio to date is based on Hyperrealism with Nature as my subject matter of choice. The ability to combine both my love of Nature and my love of Art is a dream come true, so when my nephew, Enzo,... View more

The whole truth and nothing but...

After yesterday's Facebook hurricane over Sally Ford/Robertson getting a "trademark" on the phrase colored pencil, I went to bed feeling incredibly grateful to the hundreds of supporters who leapt to my defense. But there was a little nagging unease deep inside, too… The truth is that I am not entirely blameless. So, in pursuit of a conscience as clear as... View more