Editor’s Note – June 2018

With summer now here we felt that it would be the perfect time to feature wildlife artist and photographer, Heather A. Mitchell. Viewing her waterfowl will make you want to spend time in the great outdoors to relax, create art, or photograph your next subject....

Editor’s Note – May 2018

We are so grateful to have such generous sponsors, and this month we would like to give a special thanks to Blick Art Materials for providing every U.S. print subscriber a Blick Studio colored pencil – get all the details in The Art Gear Guide’s review. Limited...

Editor’s Note – April 2018

We couldn’t think of a better way to welcome Spring than with the large-scale floral art created by our featured artist Zoe Linn Jarvis. You will feel like you are walking through a garden while reading her fascinating story. But first, Lauren Saxton shares her...

Editor’s Note – March 2018

So many exciting things are happening in the charmed month of March! Let’s start with the giveaways. First, if you got the print issue, you will notice a free sample page from Tim Jeff’s new book Intricate Ink Animals in Detail Volume 3 and a Tombow 1500 colored...

Editor’s Note – February 2018

This is the month of romance, so we are pleased to begin with Christina Iotti’s Tulips and Lace tutorial demonstrating how to create that beautiful layered look. We also end with lace in our February Art Challenge, incorporating lace under a box of chocolates. Use...

Editor’s Note – January 2018

We are now in our eighth year of publication. I can’t believe how the time has flown! Not only has this magazine grown by leaps and bounds, but also the colored pencil medium itself. I am constantly amazed by what you artists are able to accomplish! We have some great...