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...

Editor’s Note – February 2020

Happy Valentines! I love doing the February issue because it allows me to add content that is all about love and romance – and maybe an excuse for a few little risque things. We start with an interesting interview with Brigita Novinec who creates these great...

Editor’s Note – January 2020

Happy New Year! Heading into our 10th year in print, we are excited to announce that, due to the continuing success of the magazine, we have decided to create an even bigger issue for 2020 giving you more content each month! We are also including the digital version...

Editor’s Note – December 2019

Another year is coming to a close and I am still amazed that there continues to be more to discuss, teach, and learn about colored pencils. It has been astounding to see the artwork at all levels being shared online and in this year’s Annual Art Competition, making it...

Editor’s Note – November 2019

In this busy season, remember to take some time for yourself and create a little art – even if it’s just a few doodles in a sketchbook, or get started on our holiday Monthly Art Challenge. I am personally honored to have Renée Graef be our featured artist. I...