Author Archives: Sarah Laichas, Senior Editor

How to Use Water-Soluble Colored Pencils

Water-soluble colored pencils are a wonderful tool for easy and colorful backgrounds. In this demonstration of a yellow lily, artist Kristy A. Kutch shows us how to combine colored pencil techniques with an old tooth brush and masking film to create rich, simple backgrounds for our flower subjects. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————- How to...

Strokes of Genius 5 Winners Announced

Congratulations to the 92 artists chosen for North Light Books’ latest competition Strokes of Genius 5: Design and Composition! If you see your name below, please check your email accounts (and junk boxes) for instructions on next steps. You will receive an email from us with the subject line “Strokes 5...