How to Draw Rich Black Colors

Lets talk about one way to draw rich black colors. I recently wrote a post about drawing dark backgrounds and some of that information will help you draw rich black colors, too. But there are times when you need nice, saturated black colors and don’t want use heavy pressure to create them. How to Draw …

7 Ways to Draw Whiskers for Colored Pencil Artists

Anyone who draws animals has to draw whiskers sooner or later. They’re such a small part of most animal art, but believe it or not, they can make or break a piece. It’s important to get them correct. Today’s post is a followup to a reader question from December 2019. You can read that post …

Drawing Vibrant Color on Black Paper

It’s the second Saturday of the month. That means a Peggy Osborne tutorial! This month, she’s drawing vibrant color on black paper and her subject is a beautiful and colorful rooster. Drawing Vibrant Color on Black Paper Hi all! In this tutorial I am going to show you how I draw vibrant color on black …

How to Draw a Golden Retriever

Welcome Peggy Osborne back in 2020 for another of her wonderful step-by-step tutorials. This time, she’s showing us how to draw a Golden Retriever. Here’s Peggy. How to Draw a Golden Retriever For this tutorial I decided to draw a golden retriever as I see a lot of people struggle with the coloring of Goldens. …

New Magazine for Colored Pencil Artists

The first big endeavor for 2020 is a new magazine for colored pencil artists. CP Magic is a monthly digital publication written by a colored pencil artist—yours truly—for colored pencil artists at all levels. That’s you! New Magazine for Colored Pencil Artists Each issue features an artist interview and a tutorial by the same artist, …

CP Magic Magazine January 2020

CP Magic Magazine January 2020 Digital Download In CP Magic Magazine January 2020 Featured Artist: Peggy Osborne Read Peggy’s art story and see how she organizes her studio space and pencils while working and between sessions. Peggy then walks you step-by-step through the process of drawing a black horse filled with color. CP Magic Clinic …

CP Magic Magazine for Colored Pencil Artists

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. I’d also like to do a monthly crit, but I need drawings for that. If you would like to participate by providing …

How to Draw White Fur with Colored Pencils

Today, Peggy Osborne is back with another tutorial. This time she’s showing us how to draw white fur. This is the reference photo Peggy used for her tutorial. It comes from Pixabay. Drawing such a happy fellow is certain to make any artist smile! Now here’s Peggy! How to Draw White Fur by Peggy Osborne …

How to Draw Cat Eyes with Colored Pencil

Peggy Osborne is back again with a guest tutorial. In today’s post, she’s sharing how to draw cat eyes with colored pencil. This is Peggy’s reference photo. It comes from Pixabay, but she cropped it to focus on the eyes. She’s working on Robert Bateman Series 110 pound paper with Prismacolor pencils. As I’ve mentioned …