The History of the Colored Pencil

After using this medium for more than a decade, I discovered that the history behind it goes back farther than I thought. I used to believe that they were relatively new, but that’s incorrect. The invention and development of these pencils goes back over 200 years. The historical time line for the pencil companies is…

Sea Turtle Art Pieces, Part 1

I’ve started two 6″ x 9″ color pencil artworks on gray pastel paper of sea turtles. They will be completed with framing and will be sold as a pair once finished. Here are the starting shots of the two. Started by outlining the lightest parts of the turtles with a cream color. Below are a…