Category Archives: Colored Pencil

Please Draw a Bird Today

You may not know it, but today is a very special day. It’s Draw-a-Bird Day, and although it’s not an official holiday, it’s a day I’ve celebrated every year since I first heard of it. This year, however, will be

Please Draw a Bird Today

You may not know it, but today is a very special day. It’s Draw-a-Bird Day, and although it’s not an official holiday, it’s a day I’ve celebrated every year since I first heard of it. This year, however, will be

My First Challenge

I’m celebrating another momentous event on my journey toward becoming an artist. I’ve submitted my first work to a contest. No, I don’t expect to win any awards. I know I’m not ready to compete with other artists, even in

My First Challenge

I’m celebrating another momentous event on my journey toward becoming an artist. I’ve submitted my first work to a contest. No, I don’t expect to win any awards. I know I’m not ready to compete with other artists, even in

Am I an Artist?

Artist (art·ist) NOUN a person who produces paintings or drawings as a profession or hobby. synonyms: designer · creator · originator · producer · old master If owning art supplies makes one an artist, than, yes, I certainly am. My

Am I an Artist?

Artist (art·ist) NOUN a person who produces paintings or drawings as a profession or hobby. synonyms: designer · creator · originator · producer · old master If owning art supplies makes one an artist, than, yes, I certainly am. My

Fat Bananas

I finished my “random art” project: a hand of bananas drawn with colored pencil with a watercolor background. As a first attempt at banana-drawing, it fell far short of my hopes yet exceeded my expectations. Here for your…ahem…viewing pleasure is

Fat Bananas

I finished my “random art” project: a hand of bananas drawn with colored pencil with a watercolor background. As a first attempt at banana-drawing, it fell far short of my hopes yet exceeded my expectations. Here for your…ahem…viewing pleasure is

Bowl of Apples

Today I’m sharing one of my recent colored pencil drawings. It’s far from perfect, yet I’m pleased with how it turned out. In fact, this will probably be framed and hung upon one of my walls…maybe here in my little

Bowl of Apples

Today I’m sharing one of my recent colored pencil drawings. It’s far from perfect, yet I’m pleased with how it turned out. In fact, this will probably be framed and hung upon one of my walls…maybe here in my little