How To Choose The Right Color Palette For Your Artwork 🎨 Mar 21, 2023

Hello Fellow Artist!

I don't know about you, but when I start a new project, I could spend half my day choosing colors! Especially if it's a pet portrait commission that depends on the subject's likeness.

Picking a color palette for your next project can be daunting!

Selecting...

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How to blend colored pencils with or without a blender. (Latest info 2023) ✍️ Mar 10, 2023

Hello Fellow Artist!

The question I get most often from my students is, "how do I blend my colored pencils?" 

The answer depends on the pencils and paper you're using. Wax-based pencils blend differently than oil-based pencils.

Your pencils will blend differently on different papers,...

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A Match Made in Colored Pencil Heaven ™ 😇 Dec 06, 2022

My Award-Winning Portrait with Derwent Lightfast

Derwent Lightfast Colored Pencil and Paper Review-(Not Sponsored! Just sharing the love!

After hearing the rave reviews for almost a year, I finally broke down and tried Derwent Lightfast pencils. I thought the last thing I needed was one...

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Enrollment is OPEN! ✍️ Colored Pencil Membership Lessons & Tutorials Nov 07, 2022

Hello Fellow Artist!

Can you believe it? You have heard me talk about my Monthly Membership for so long now, can you believe it's OPEN for Enrollment?! 

Thank you for waiting my friend. You won't be disappointed!

As a thank you, you're getting the Founders Price for the...

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🍂 Fall Leaf Tutorial 🍁 Oct 20, 2022

Honorable Mention and a Fall Leaf Study-Take The Challenge!

 

Hello Fellow Artist! 

Oh my gosh, what a crazy month!

The Blueprint Colored Pencil Course has been keeping me so busy, and our Chicago Chapter of the CPSA had the Annual Art Show and Awards Ceremony ...

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