CP Magic magazine provides colored pencil news to colored pencil artists. Each month features a different artist whom you will meet through an interview and then see at work with an exclusive tutorial.
Getting Started With Colored Pencil
Free Color Wheel & Value Scale Templates Two free tools you can download and print. Use them as drawing exercise tools or to create reference tools. Complete with step-by-step instructions and suggestions for creating your...
Basic Drawing Lessons
4 Straight Line Drawing Exercises Four line control exercises that will help you improve pencil control. I used a 6B graphite pencil for each of these because I enjoy the way a soft lead goes...
Carrie shares four color picker programs for colored pencils, adult coloring books, and other color-intensive applications.Read More "Color Picker Programs for Colored Pencils"
There are a lot of ways to get smooth color transitions when using colored pencils. Carrie shares her secret with two examples.Read More "Smooth Color Transitions with Colored Pencils"
Is getting vivid color on black sanded paper any easier or more difficult than on traditional drawing papers? Carrie shares her test results.Read More "Getting Vivid Color on Black Sanded Paper"
CP Magic Magazine for Colored Pencil Artists
Have you finished a recent colored pencil that really makes you happy? Now's your chance to share it in the CP Magic Reader Gallery.Read More "CP Magic Reader Gallery: Call for Artists"
In today's post, I talk about creating broken color with colored pencil, what it is, and how to use to add depth and interest to your work.Read More "Creating Broken Color with Colored Pencils"
Jana Botkin joins us today to talk about her struggles with carpal...Read More "Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Colored Pencils"
Today's post begins with a brief email conversation between me and a...Read More "What Are the Best Papers for Colored Pencil Use"