Carrie L. Lewis, Artist


Your official source for CP Magic and an ever expanding selection of colored pencil tutorials specializing in pets, other animals and landscapes.

CP Magic! July 2024

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CP Magic! is the magazine for colored pencil artists who enjoy reading about artists, as well as following their tutorials. Each month features an artist interview, followed by a tutorial by the featured artist.

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Start your next colored pencil tutorial here, with an ever expanding selection of tutorials specializing in dogs, cats, horses, and other animals. You’ll also find subject study tutorials, which are ideal for improving skills with a specific study.

Tutorials for Your Enjoyment and Edification

Ginger Cat Tutorial

Peggy Osborne shares techniques that include layering, blending and burnishing. You’ll also learn how to use Brush & Pencil’s Titanium White with Touch Up texture to create thick fur, fine hair, and whiskers. Intermediate.


Regal Rottweiler Tutorial

Draw this beautiful, regal Rottweiler using Prismacolor pencils on toned paper. Learn how to draw short, sleek fur by adjusting stroke length and direction. Intermediate.


Portrait of a Black Horse Tutorial

Use only twelve colored pencils to draw a realistic black horse, bright shiny metal and believable leather, all on toned paper! Intermediate.


Blue-Eyed Aussie Tutorial

You love drawing dogs, but getting the fur right is a challenge. Fur of one color is difficult enough, isn’t it? Where do you begin to draw fur that’s a mix of colors? It looks impossible. Intermediate.


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If you’re looking for a tutorial subject we don’t currently have, let us know. We’re always looking for new ideas.