Strokes of Genius Art Competition Winners

Stop by the Strokes of Genius Winner’s Circle for a weekly dose of drawing inspiration! Each week we showcase a piece of art from a past Strokes of Genius book, along with the artist’s thoughts on the piece including their artistic process and creative inspiration. The Strokes of Genius: Best of Drawing series annually celebrates creative drawing by publishing 140 diverse artworks in charcoal, pencil, pastel, ink and more in a beautiful art book worthy any coffee table.

Best of Drawing, Winter's Keep by Jennifer Annesley

Winter’s Keep by Jennifer Annesley | Strokes of Genius 3: Fresh Perspectives

Our Strokes of Genius art competition has produced some terrific winners, including Jennifer Annesley’s Winter’s Keep, featured in Strokes of Genius 3: Fresh Perspectives. Charcoal and gouache on white paper  |  15″ x 43″ (38cm x 109cm) Here’s what Jennifer Annesley says about her artwork: This historic railroad hotel in the Canadian Rockies has...

Best of Drawing Edmond Oliveros Reflections

Reflections (Grand Central Terminal, NYC) by Edmond S. Oliveros | Strokes of Genius 2: The Best of Drawing Light and Shadow

Today we have a winner from one of our previous Strokes of Genius art competition, Strokes of Genius 2: The Best of Drawing Light and Shadow, Edmond S. Oliveros’s Reflections (Grand Central Terminal, NYC). Pen and ink on Mylar  |  16″ x 12″ (41cm x 30cm) Here’s what Edmond S. Oliveros says about his...