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
Today's post begins with a brief email conversation between me and a...Read More "What Are the Best Papers for Colored Pencil Use"
In today's post, I want to show you how to draw snow...Read More "How to Draw Snow on Dark Grey Pastelmat"
Most of us probably don’t give any thought to the way we hold a pencil when we draw. I know I didn’t for quite a long time. But there are different ways to hold a colored pencil that do more than just give your hand a rest. How to Hold …Read More "How to Hold a Colored Pencil"