Summer Book Giveaway

Summer Book Giveaway

Deadline: 06/30/17 Easy to enter to win the NEW book Colored Pencil Painting Portraits by best-selling author & artist Alyona Nickelsen. Sign-up to WIN! 5 random winners will be selected 6/30/17 and notified via email address. This giveaway is open...
Titanium White Freebie

Titanium White Freebie

A quick solution for creating a high contrast composition. Stage 1. A simple background gradation was made by applying charcoal pencil onto UART 500 sanded paper in its darkest area (moving from the upper left corner toward the bottom right corner) and spreading it...

Editor’s Note – June 2017

Let me just say how thrilled I am to feature Alyona Nickelsen this month! For over five years, through her time as our Q&A columnist and writing books, we have been trying to arrange the privilege of sharing her artwork, inventions, and story with you. Finally,...
AquaBlend Giveaway

AquaBlend Giveaway

DEADLINE: 6/30/17   A new winner is chosen each week! NEW GAME THIS WEEK . . .   Follow our Facebook page www.facebook.com/coloredpencilmagazine (optional) Like and Share our AquaBlend Giveaway post. Random drawings are done each Friday in June. Check your...

Editor’s Note – May 2017

You may have noticed that each issue has a unique personality and often a subtle theme. This month’s focus is on commercial art and artists. If you have an interest in that field, this issue is for you! We kick off by interviewing working artist and illustrator Anaïs...