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01-25-2003, 07:39 PM
Here's a list of links to sites outside of WetCanvas! that contain useful information for the colored pencil artist.

Colored Pencil Societies
CPSA (http://www.cpsa.org/) - The Colored Pencil Society of America
UKCPS (http://www.ukcps.co.uk/) - The Colored Pencil Society of the UK

From My Perspective (http://www.annkullberg.com/) - Monthly e-zine by Ann Kullberg. Subscription required for some areas. Lesson Kits are available.

The Artist's Magazine (http://www.artistsmagazine.com/article_search.asp) - Quite a few articles on colored pencil. Search by medium to find them.

Art Show (http://www.artshow.com/interviews/newton/index.html) - Barbara Bendetti Newton's tutorial
Art Show (http://www.artshow.com/interviews/kutch/index.html) - Kristy Ann Kutch's poppy tutorial
Borgenson Studio (http://www.borgesonstudio.com/index.htm) - Bet Borgenson's Online Lessons & Tips. Fee required for some portions.
Discover Art with Sandra (http://www.discoverartwithsandra.com/) - Sandra Angelo's site has tutorials, information & supplies
Elfwood FARP (http://elfwood.lysator.liu.se/farp/cptech/) - "Colored Pencil Techniques"
Elfwood FARP (http://elfwood.lysator.liu.se/farp/col_pencil/) - "Getting Started with Colored Pencils"
Portrait-Artist.com (http://www.portrait-artist.org/color/colored-pencil-tutorial.html) - Portrait tutorial by WetCanvas! member bearsclover
Color Theory (http://www.colormatters.com/colortheory.html)
Color Theory Overview (http://www.worqx.com/color/)

Other Helpful Links
Art Café Framing Guide (http://artcafe.net/fin.html) - Very important to the artist who is working on paper. A must read!
About Prisma's colorless blenders (http://www.sanford-artedventures.com/create/tech_colorless_blenders.html)

Artist Galleries (artist's with books or websites that teach about colored pencil only)
Bet Borgenson (http://www.borgesonstudio.com/Bio/samples.htm) - Author of several colored pencil books
Janie Gildow (http://www.janiegildow.com/) - Co-author of The Colored Pencil Solution Book and Colored Pencil Explorations
Gary Greene (http://www.geocities.com/garygreeneart/) - Author of several colored pencil books
Gemma Gylling (http://www.glassgems.net/) - Runs the Scribble website
Lee Hammond (http://www.leehammond.com/) - Author of several colored pencil books
Ann Kullberg (http://www.portraitartist.com/kullberg/) - Author of Colored Pencil Portraits Step by Step and Capturing Soft Realism in Colored Pencil
Barbara Bendetti Newton (http://www.barbaranewton.net/) - Co-author of The Colored Pencil Solution Book

Colored Pencils
Bruynzeel (http://www.bruynzeel.nl/) - Makers of Bruynzeel colored pencils (only the Bruynzeel "Designs" are available...the Full-Colors were discontinued. )
Caran D'Ache (http://www.carandache.ch/) - Makers of Neocolor II, Supracolor II, Pablo, and Design lines of colored pencils
Derwent (http://www.pencils.co.uk/) - Makers of Artist, Studio, Signature, Coloursofts and Watercolor lines of colored pencils (Graphitints, InkTense)
Faber-Castell (http://www.faber-castell.com/) - Makers of Polychromos colored pencils and Albrecht Durer watercolor pencils
Lyra (http://www.lyra.de/index3.html) - Makers of Lyra Rembrandt Polycolors colored pencils and Lyra Rembrandt Aquarell watercolor pencils and other pencils (click on UK/US flag for english).
Sanford (http://www.sanfordcorp.com/sanford/consumer/jhtml/index.jhtml?_DARGS=%2Fsanford%2Fconsumer%2Fjhtml%2Fnav%2Fmainnav.jhtml.1_A&_DAV=Home) - Makers of Prismacolor, Veri-Thin, Watercolor, Col-Erase and Art Stix lines of colored pencil

Canson (http://www.canson-us.com/) - Makers of Arches and Canson papers (i.e., Mi-Teintes)
Fox River (http://www.foxriverpaper.com/) - Owner's of Rising, makers of Stonehenge.
Strathmore (http://www.strathmoreartist.com/) - Makers of various drawing papers, including Bristol vellum & illustration board.
Yupo (http://www.yupo.com/) - Makers of a new & different type of paper

Art Supply Sources for the Colored Pencil Artist (See key at bottom for a list of what the abbreviations mean.)
Art Supplies Direct (http://www.artsuppliesdirect.com)
Clearbags (http://www.clearbags.com/) - Bags for protecting and packaging art
Daniel Smith (http://www.danielsmith.com/) - Poly-S, Veri-S, Prisma-S/OS/B, Neo, Der A-OS, Lyra R-S/some OS/B, Stone-Large color selection in sheets (Black!), pads, Arches, Fab, Lana, StrathB, Cans
Dick Blick (http://www.dickblick.com/) - Derw Sg-S/OS, Derw St-S/OS, Prisma-S/OS/B, Poly-S/OS, Van-S, Veri-S/OS, Col-E-S, Creta-S, Stone-some colors, Bien, Arches, Fab, Cans, StrathB, StrathMM, CresMM
Pearl (http://www.pearlpaint.com/) - Prisma-S/OS, Derw A-OS, Derw WC-S, Stone-pads & some color sheets, Fab-Uno 140 & 300/Artistico 140
Rochester Art Supply (http://www.fineartstore.com/) - Pablo-S/OS, Supra-S/OS, Prisma-S/OS, Creta-S,other watercolor pencils & unique brands, Fab-Uno 140 in sheets of 5
Sunshine Coast Art Supplies (http://www.sunshinecoastart.com/) - Australian source for Prisma. Speak to Ronald Key from
Sunshine Coast Art Supplies,
Ph: 00 61 7 5479 5933 Fax: 00 61 07 5479 5934
(Australia is 61 international code)
Email Address: [email protected]
Utrecht (http://www.utrechtart.com/index.cfm) - Prisma-S/Bulk OS/B, Poly-S/Bulk OS, FCW-S, Supra-S Stone-by the roll and in bulk, sold as Utrecht American Masters, FCWC-Bulk OS, Arches-Bulk, Cans-Bulk, Fab-Bulk, StrathB-Bulk, Bain-Bulk, StrathMM-Bulk
Canadian Art Supplies (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&postid=1883691#post1883691)
UK and other European Supply Information (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=121146)
Australian/New Zealand Supply Information (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=121147)

Sets = S
Open Stock = OS
Colorless Blender = B
Arches = Arches HP
Bainbridge Alphmat
Bien = Bienfang Bristol
Cans = Canson Mi-Teintes
Col-E = Sanford Col-Erase
Crescent Museum Mat
Creta = Aquamonolith Cretacolor woodless
Derw A = Derwent Artist
Derw SG = Derwent Signature
Derw St = Derwent Studio
Derw WC = Derwent Watercolor
Fab = Fabriano Uno or Artistico
FCWC = Faber Castell Albrecht Durer watercolor pencils
Lana = Lanaquerelle
Lyra R = Lyra Rembrant
Neo = Caran D'Ache Neocolor II
Pablo = Caran D'Ache Pablo
Poly = Faber Castell Polychromos
Prisma = Sanford Prismacolor
Stone =Stonehenge paper by Rising
StrathB = Strathmore Bristol
StrathMM = Strathmore Museum board
Supra = Caran D'Ache Supracolor II