Art Supply Reviews

Back From The Convention!

Hello Fellow Artists! 🌻 👩🏻‍🎨 Wow! What a memorable and wonderful week at the 30th Annual International CPSA Exhibit and Convention. The big news is that our own Tracy Frein from Chicago won the Best of Show and the CIPPY Award! Yay Tracy! Below is a photo of me accepting the award for Tracy; unfortunately, he could not be at the …

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Colored Pencil Society of America

Hello Fellow Artists! 🌻 👩🏻‍🎨 I hope you’re all having a wonderful summer and are enjoying the great(Hot)weather!  I’m headed off to Florida this week for the 30th Annual International Colored Pencil Society of America’s Exhibit & Convention. (I know! That was a mouthful! 🤓 Ha Ha!)  I’m the newly elected Chicago Chapter President, so it’s my …

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Free Polychromos Colored Pencil Swatches Download

🎨 Hello Fellow Artists! I found a cool thing on Faber Castell’s website; blank Polychromos color charts for making swatches! Spring is on its way and you know what that means right? Organizing your art supplies! Part of my little clean-up this Spring is re-doing my pencil color swatches. My old Polychromos pencil swatches were …

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How to Speed Up Colored Pencil Drawings; Colored Pencil Technique

🎨 Hello Fellow Artists! I don’t know about you but sometimes colored pencils really test my patience. 🙄 It’s a slow medium I know, and that’s one of the reasons I love them so much; colored pencils are super relaxing and therapeutic to draw with. But sometimes I’ve got a commission to finish and I’m …

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