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...

Editor’s Note – October 2019

  It’s always fun to do the October issue. It gives me a chance to throw in some art and articles that are inspired by the Halloween and Fall season. It’s also the start of a growing online event known as Inktober. If you are not familiar, learn more about...
Editor’s Note – September 2019

Editor’s Note – September 2019

This is my last personal back-to-school season as my oldest enters her Senior year. Even if you don’t have any students yourself, it is still a time of getting back to the drawing board as fall settles in. To help with your instruction we have great sketchbook...