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...

Editor’s Note – April 2020

This month’s issue is an illustrator’s delight. We have a wonderful featured artist in Julia Emar who takes candid photos and turns them into memorable works of art. Another fabulous illustrator joins in – Becky Gehrisch, with a lesson on painting with colored...

Editor’s Note – March 2020

March is the month for good luck and to make sure that luck is on your side we are starting things off with a little free gold! We are excited to have art company June Gold provide you with a sample of our Spotlight item – their colored mechanical pencil, inside...