Are you ready to experiment with your colored pencils? How about drawing on wood?

Birch wood has long been an accepted support for oil paintings and other artistic mediums, so when I came into possession of a few scraps, I decided to try it with colored pencil.

The piece I’m using is 1.5” inches tall by 4” long and is 3/8” inch thick. It stands on its own and is solid enough to have both sides colored if I wish. It is untreated and unsanded. Due to the way the wood was cut, one side is smoother than the other. I’ll be working with the smoothest side. I choose not to sand it or prep it in any other way. Read the full article.