Colored Pencil Secrets for Success by Ann Kullberg

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Even with a keen eye, it can be difficult to troubleshoot and fix your own artwork. That's where this guide comes in. Featuring a range of styles and subjects, Colored Pencil Secrets for Success is like a personal critique session, featuring proven tips, tricks and fixes that will transform your work from good to great.

Ann Kullberg has helped countless artists with her classes and writing. You'll learn what's needed to get off to a great beginning with the right tools, techniques and reference photos; then reap the rewards of Kullberg's visual instruction in this unique critique format, highlighting the why and how of what's working, and what needs work, in 29 inspiring colored pencil compositions.

In each example, Kullberg gets right down to the details, revealing crucial secrets for avoiding and fixing things like "Chiclet teeth," streaky skin tones and flat highlights. You'll learn that other artists, in fact, share many of your artistic challenges, as Ann shares the solutions and secrets you need for your own success.


About Ann Kullberg

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Ann Kullberg is one of the most well-known colored pencil artist on the Web. She runs a popular website for colored pencil artists, teaches several workshops each year, and has created a line of colored pencil instruction materials including video lessons and project kits. Ann is a member of the Colored Pencil Society of American and is active on, where she offers advice to colored pencil enthusiasts. More of Ann's work can be seen at
Published April 16, 2009 by North Light Books. 128 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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