Jared Paul Wilson

May 15

Jared Paul Wilson

Colored pencil artist Jared Paul Wilson is a well-respected wildlife artist and Art Instructor at Brazosport High School in Freeport, Texas. With a well-rounded art background in drawing, ceramics and photography, Jared has developed a vast portfolio any aspiring artist would dream to emulate. His photorealistic rendering technique breathes life into his subjects, going beyond just imitating life. Already a published children’s book author, Jared offers some tips to success!

More from Jared…

We Are All Ears

Sep 07

We Are All Ears

Prismacolor recently hosted the 2nd annual Prismacolor Advisory Council Meeting in downtown Chicago, where a group of our most passionate and vocal artists came to visit and let us pick their brands about all things art and the future of Prismacolor!

An Interview with Steven Broadway

Jul 10

An Interview with Steven Broadway

This week the Prismacolor team is heading back to San Diego for  Comic Con! We couldn’t be more excited (imagine jumping beans all over the office) to get there and meet all of the AH-mazing artists that are attending and share our new Brush|Fine markers with the Comic Con community! To kick us off we wanted to give you all an inside scoop on the new markers while introducing you to one of OUR favorite artists, Steven Broadway, fashion extraordinaire and recently, Prismacolor movie star!

Steven recently shared his talent and amazing knowledge with us as one of our talented artists who filmed tutorial videos for the new Brush|Fine markers AND even sat down to talk about how he finds inspiration for his truly inspiring fashion designs!

Keep that mouse a’scrollin’ to read the Q&A and check out Steven’s tutorial!

Prismacolor Is Coming To A Town Near You

Apr 30

Prismacolor Is Coming To A Town Near You

That’s right!  I tell no tall tales– Prismacolor and our new friends at the Sketchbook Project are hitting the road for the 2012 Sketchbook World Tour and are heading to a city near you!

The Sketchbook Project is a traveling library of original sketchbooks, bringing the work of thousands of creative professionals to art aficionados and enthusiasts in 15 cities around the world.  The 2012 World Tour, brought to you by Brooklyn-based Art House Co-Op and Prismacolor, invites art lovers to peruse these unique works from talented artists while experiencing Prismacolor’s new Brush Tip Markers!

Want to know more?

Prismacolor Hosts Inaugural Advisory Council Meeting

Sep 23

Prismacolor Hosts Inaugural Advisory Council Meeting

Recently, Prismacolor enthusiasts and experts gathered together for the brand’s inaugural Advisory Council meeting at awe- inspiring Gallery 37, a local Chicago non-profit gallery that provides programs for area kids.  On Thursday, Sept 1, the ENTIRE Prismacolor team, (even our company president stopped by) hosted 14 of the nation’s most prestigious artists in Chicago for their first-ever Advisory Council meeting.

Keep reading to hear about the council, the meeting and a chance to share your own thoughts!

“DRAWING” A CROWD

Aug 30

“DRAWING” A CROWD

The whole Prismacolor gang travelled to San Diego, California a few weeks back to attend the 2011 Comic Con with sister brand Sharpie, to make their mark on this year’s conference. Luckily, Shelley is back to give you all the details along with brand team member, Laura Ross. These two lovely ladies are co-guest blogging for us today so prepare to be catapaulted into this super-hero and super-sized  event!

Read on to hear all about their adventures!

“How We Survived the ‘Hottest Conference in History’”

Aug 18

“How We Survived the ‘Hottest Conference in History’”

You have seen how Diana described  this year’s Colored Pencil Society International Conference (CPSA), but one of the best benefits to having, not one, but TWO fine art specialists is the totally different perspectives each one brings! Check in to hear about Shelley’s time at the CPSA!

Anime Expo: Shelley Style!

Jul 15

Anime Expo: Shelley Style!

Fine art consumer specialist, Shelly, is back from 2011 Anime Expo and is BURSTING to tell us all about it!

Shelley travelled to Los Angeles, California with fellow Prismacolor teammate, Pete Ridge, and together they mixed and mingled with Anime and Prismacolor fans, hosted a workshop and had an overall amazing time over the 4th of July weekend in beautiful LA with all the beautiful people!

To the Batcave!

Jun 27

To the Batcave!

Hold on to your capes, Prismacolor enthusiasts- Fine Art Consumer Specialist, Shelley, Diana’s partner in crime, is here! She is a travelling art fiend and is taking us along on her wild ride through California as she attends the Anime Expo  THIS FRIDAY in Los Angeles and then onto  San Diego for Comic Con later this month!

Shelley is an art super hero with a BFA from the University of North Texas and with more than 10 years of teaching under her belt, she has stood bright for artists on the western half of the US, spreading the Prismacolor love  for the past 13 years. From product demonstrations to guest lectures, Shelley is our go-to-gal out West.

Quick, to the Batcave! Shelley is ready to fly!

If You Can Make it Here, You Can Make it Anywhere

Jun 16

If You Can Make it Here, You Can Make it Anywhere

Start spreading the news… the Prismacolor team was in the city that never sleeps recently to be a part of the 2011 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards in beautiful Carnegie Hall. Talk about hitting the big time!

Fine Art Consumer Specialist, Diana, filled us in on every New York minute. From the winners to the presenters, this one’s a showstopper!

Read all about it!