• Get to know Ann Kullberg...
  • Ann was born in Japan. When she was a kid, Ann loved to draw.
  • She grew up and became and English teacher, married and had babies.
  • ... then divorced... with a special-needs baby. Can't work. What to do? She discovered colored pencils and fell in love.
  • She started drawing portraits and then wrote a book.
  • ... And started a magazine! She was unstoppable - kits, books, workshops, cruises!
  • Now Ann teaches all over the world - she's still in love with colored pencils...
  • ... And still loves inspiring you to shine!

We're here to help make your colored pencil art shine!

Recent Articles

Colored Pencil On Copper. Who Knew!?
June 21, 2017

by Jan Fagan Colored pencil is fabulously versatile on paper. But, I also love to see my favorite medium used in unexpected ways and on surprising surfaces. Of course, we’ve all seen it used on wood, fabric, photo paper or...

From Chaos to Calm...
June 14, 2017

I started my website in 1999. At the time, I worked alone at an old desk I’d stuck into a corner of my dining room. In the other corner was my drawing table. We ate at a table in the...

June 2017 Showcase - Colored Pencil Artwork
May 31, 2017

The three artists featured in the June 2017 issue of COLOR Magazine  Showcase submitted stories about their artwork for our blog. Read below about their inspiration for each of these interesting subjects. Unity In Diversityby Ranjini Venkatachari11" x 20"Own photo referenceWater...

The Pencil Box - Featured Artists - June 2017
May 31, 2017

June 2017 Featured Artists. 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...