CP Magic! December 2023

CP Magic! December 2023

What’s in CP Magic! December 2023.

CP Magic December 2023

Featured Artist: Krista Oremus Interview and Tutorial

Are Your Darks Dark Enough?

The Simplest Blending Tool for Smooth Paper

Colored Pencil Artwork: Looking Back on 2023

Never Too Late

Featured Artist: Krista Oremus

Krista Oremus is an internationally acclaimed colored pencil and graphite artist. She paints with beauty and elegance to showcase nature in her unique style. She has a deep passion for conservation and the environment, and uses detail, textures, organic shapes and realism, to imbue meaning, bring awareness and spark the passion of others for conservation of the world’s beautiful flora and fauna.

Her tutorial is a delightful Christmas-themed puppy portrait full of color and holiday fun that you’ll love.

Also in CP Magic! December 2023

Are Your Darks Dark Enough?

Do you long for the ability to recreate glowing light in your artwork? Then you’ll want to read one simple tip for achieving that goal.

The Simplest Blending Tool for Smooth Paper

What is the simplest blending tool ever for smooth paper?

What’s the least expensive blending tool and the easiest to use?

Would it surprise you to discover one tool is the answer to all three questions? Find out what it is!

Colored Pencil Artwork: Looking Back on 2023

2023 is rapidly drawing to a close. Have you created great artwork this year?

Plans for the second annual “best of” issue of CP Magic! are underway, and Carrie wants to include your best colored pencil drawing from 2023.

Get all the information you need for preparing and submitting artwork here.

Never Too Late

Do you think it’s too late for you to start learning colored pencils? If so, Carrie offers encouragement in this month’s Final Pencil Stroke.

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