Editor’s Note – October 2020

Editor’s Note – October 2020

Happy Halloween! Ok, we still have a little way to go, but this issue will surely put you in the mood. Let’s start with our trick-or-treat to you. If you are a print subscriber, you will see a treat of a sample pencil of the new Caran d’Ache Luminance colored pencil,...

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...

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...

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...

Editor’s Note – June 2020

What a great time to get out and get some much needed fresh air, so grab this issue and soak in the sun! This month we have a lovely bouquet of floral art, including our amazing featured artist Katya Santoro, also known as “The Flowers Artist”. But first, we start...

Editor’s Note – May 2020

I don’t think I can write this without acknowledging the crazy times we are living in. I hope you are all safe and doing well. Please know that you are on our minds and hearts daily. I am an optimist and am looking forward to hearing all the stories of growth and...