2009 BOTM

2009 BOTM

Deadline: 9/30 Subscribe to WIN!  Success in ArtDrawing Hands & Feet Techniques for mastering realistic hands and feet in Conte’, graphite, and charcoal Author: Ken GoldmanFormat: Paperback, 144 Pages Drawing hands and feet is a challenging subject for most. Study...

Editor’s Note – September 2020

The arrival of fall signals a time to get back to school, art, and sports. With that, we are featuring one of the leading sport artists in the industry, Robert McFetridge. He fell in love with colored pencils as a teenager and has been teaching high school art for the...
2008 BOTM

2008 BOTM

CLOSED – Deadline: 8/31/20 Subscribe to WIN!  WINNER: Deborah Hide The Complete Book of Textures for Artists Step-by-step instructions for mastering more than 275 textures in graphite, charcoal, colored pencil, acrylic, and oil Author: Denise J. Howard, Steven...

Editor’s Note – August 2020

I hope you are staying cool and are working on an art project. If you are a cat lover, this issue is for you! This month we are featuring Japanese artist Kudo Haruki. I was so impressed with his photo-realistic felines that I had to invite him to be featured, despite...

Ann’s Story

Here is what Ann Kullberg printed this July 2020 . . . Almost a decade ago, we had a little upheaval with COLOR magazine. My magazine for colored pencil artists originally began in 1999, when my book, Colored Pencil Portraits Step by Step was first published by North...

From MY Perspective!

“Beware of those who don’t fight back. Sooner or later, they will.”    ― Joyce Rachelle  My name is Sally Robertson, I am Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of COLORED PENCIL Magazine, and it is time to tell my story. I have once again been attacked and discredited for the...
2007 BOTM

2007 BOTM

Deadline: 7/31/20 Congratulations to Subscriber Lorraine Foster Subscribe to WIN! Realistic Still Life in Colored Pencil Learn to draw lifelike still life art in vibrant colored pencil Author: Cynthia Knox Format: Paperback, 128 Pages An easy-to-understand guidebook...

Editor’s Note – July 2020

We have so many of your colored pencil favorites packed into one issue! Barbara Dahlstedt won our “Editor’s Choice” award in the 2019 Annual Art Competition, so we are especially thrilled to have her stunning piece “Made in America” grace the cover as our...