9th Annual McKinney Art Studio Tour

Hello Everyone, Please join us for our 9th Annual McKinney Art Studio Tour this weekend! Tour 25+ art studios in McKinney featuring 50+ artists. I will be at my studio in Downtown McKinney.  Click on the button below to visit McKinney Art Studio website. Visit McKinney Art Studio Tour (MAST) Website Tour Dates: 11/11 (Saturday) Read more about 9th Annual McKinney Art Studio Tour[…]

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[…]

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[…]

The 30th Texas & Neighbors Regional Competition

Hi Everyone, Last Sunday afternoon, the opening reception and the award ceremony of the 30th Texas & Neighbors Regional Competition was held at Irving Arts Center in Irving, TX.  This is a very competitive show where 69 artist were chosen out of 500 artwork submitted from Texas and four neighboring states.  Needless to say, I Read more about The 30th Texas & Neighbors Regional Competition[…]

Chance to Win Free Portrait at Arts in Bloom Festival!

Hello Everyone! Looking for a perfect Mother’s Day gift? Lone Start Youth Orchestra is having a fundraising raffle ticket sale event now through April 22. The raffle ticket is $5 each and there are three gift basket prizes to win. The top prize basket includes a gift certificate for a free 8″x10″ custom portrait by Read more about Chance to Win Free Portrait at Arts in Bloom Festival![…]

“Nature in Colored Pencils”, a Step-by-Step article

Hi Everyone! The step-by-step article I wrote on A Mountain Stream near Guanella Pass is now published in the March issue of Ann Kullberg’s Colored Pencil Magazine! Enjoy the beautiful art of Chandra Valli Paetsch, a very inspirational story of Barbara Moore and Sharon Siew Suan Kow who put together the first-ever Colored Pencil Fine Read more about “Nature in Colored Pencils”, a Step-by-Step article[…]