Noriko DeWitt Art Studio Opening in Feb 2017!

Hello Everyone! After months of searching, I am very happy to announce that I am opening Noriko DeWitt Art Studio in downtown McKinney in February 2017!! Having my own studio has been a dream for years and I am ecstatic to finally realize it!  My sincere thanks to everyone for supporting my art business since Read more about Noriko DeWitt Art Studio Opening in Feb 2017![…]

Trumpet Choir – Mastering the art of creating white highlights on a black substrate

Hi Everyone! Here is my latest piece, Trumpet Choir.  This photo was taken at Dallas Arboretum this spring just after the rain. I was very lucky to catch a walk in the garden right after the morning rain so decided to make this an opportunity to take photos of the garden.  I was looking through Read more about Trumpet Choir – Mastering the art of creating white highlights on a black substrate[…]

The Artist’s Magazine 33rd Annual Art Competition

Hello Everyone, I am incredibly honored to find out that Ripple Effect has been selected as the finalist piece for the Artist’s Magazine 33rd Annual Art Competition in the landscape category.  This was an extremely fierce competition with over 5900 entries this year.  I am still stunned and in disbelief!  I did not quite make it to Read more about The Artist’s Magazine 33rd Annual Art Competition[…]

Developing Drawing Skills for the Young Ones

Hello Everyone, Being a colored pencil teacher at the Art House of McKinney, I have a privilege of teaching children as young as 5 through adults.  I often get questions from the parents about teaching and developing drawing skills for their young ones so I thought I would share some tips on my blog.  Do Read more about Developing Drawing Skills for the Young Ones[…]

31st Annual Texas and Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition

Hello Everyone! Yesterday I was at the 31st Texas and Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition.  This is a 5-state wide regional show where only 80 artwork were selected out of 499 entries.  I was delighted to see 5 colored pencil pieces selected into the show, two of which are amazing portraits done by Jesse Lane and Read more about 31st Annual Texas and Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition[…]

Ripple Effect – Revisiting Square Method

Hi Everyone! Just a couple of days ago, I finally finished my current piece, Ripple Effect.  This has been a long and arduous journey, spending almost 3 months (12 weeks) from start to finish. I am relieved to be done just before the deadline for the CPSA (Colored Pencil Society of America) competition. This is Read more about Ripple Effect – Revisiting Square Method[…]

DRAW Portraits in Colored Pencil

Hi Everyone, Ann Kullberg’s DRAW Portraits in Colored Pencil is finally here! The schedule ship date is February 22, 2016.  This book is packed with wealth of how-to’s from 29 colored pencil portrait artists around the world who have been hand-picked by Ann Kullberg!  I am very honored to be included as one of them.  Read more about DRAW Portraits in Colored Pencil[…]

5th Annual All Women Art Exhibition

Happy New Year! Wishing everyone all the best and inspiring year in 2016! I am very excited to learn that A Mountain Stream Near Guanella Pass was selected into 5th Annual All Women Exhibition by Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery and received the Special Recognition Award in Painting category!  The competition received 890 Read more about 5th Annual All Women Art Exhibition[…]