Colored pencils are wonderful tools for creating artwork of all types. Rich tapestries. Complex still life and floral compositions. Landscapes. Portraits of all descriptions.

Focus, Colored Pencil on Paper, 13×16

Focus, Colored Pencil on Paper, 13×16

If you’re doing a vignette-style composition, the last thing you want is spend a lot of time on the background. But if you don’t want a plain white background, what are your options?

Today’s feature on EmptyEasel.com highlights options for fast and easy backgrounds.