36 Shades of Grey

Oct 09

36 Shades of Grey

Want to learn more about our favorite middle child, Grey? Then Prismacolor artist, Shelley Minnis has some information on all the shades of grey that Prismacolor offers as well as some fun facts about the color!

Get your grey on!

Artist Deborah Meyer Talks Technique

Aug 27

Artist Deborah Meyer Talks Technique

Diana Garrett met with artist and friend Deborah Meyer, works in a log cabin studio in the woods of southern WI.  It is only natural that trees would be one of her signature subjects.  Diana is here to share a technique with you that she is excited about and that uses a number of Prismacolor products.

Read on!

44 NEW COLORS! 2 Tips! 88 Reasons to Celebrate!

Aug 20

44 NEW COLORS! 2 Tips! 88 Reasons to Celebrate!

Introducing 44 NEW marker colors for both Prismacolor Brush|Fine and Chisel|Fine Art Markers!

Scroll on for the full list our new additions!

Comic Con, Comic Cat! Tutorial with Diana Garrett

Jul 25

Comic Con, Comic Cat! Tutorial with Diana Garrett

In preparation for Comic Con this year, I worked on some Super Heroine comics to demonstrate coloring with the Prismacolor Brush|Fine Art Markers and Illustration Markers for our Super Charge Your Superhero workshop.  We just launched 44 new colors in our Premier Art Markers in June and I was so excited to experiment with them. I will show you my Comic Cat coloring project using some of the newest colors in the Brush|Fine Art Markers.

Drawing “Miss Daisy”: Summer Tutorial with Prismacolor Brush Tip Markers

Jul 12

Drawing “Miss Daisy”: Summer Tutorial with Prismacolor Brush Tip Markers

Summer is the perfect time to send someone an unexpected note and you can make it even more special when you create that card yourself! Brush up on your card making with this tutorial using Prismacolor Brush|Fine Art Markers with Prismacolor specialist, Shelley Minnis.

Set Your Night on Fire: 4th of July How-to

Jul 02

Set Your Night on Fire: 4th of July How-to

In honor of Independence Day, I decided to pay homage to our lovely Lady Liberty set in front of an array of fireworks. To capture the glow of fireworks, I chose to use black paper and build up the brilliant color, which mimics the night sky. You can see how to emulate this easy-to-do drawing and celebrate the 4th your own way!

Learn how-to light up your night!

Masking and Markers: Video Tutorial with Diana Garrett

Jun 27

Masking and Markers: Video Tutorial with Diana Garrett

Prismacolor Fine Art Specialist, Diana Garrett introduces a Watercolor technique that you can transfer to your marker work!

Check out the video tutorial here!

How-To: Owl Eye and Feathers

Jun 07

How-To: Owl Eye and Feathers

When I doodle, I enjoy drawing animal eyes with either fur or scales surrounding them. My go-to animal is an owl, and surprisingly can be pretty easy to draw. This how-to will explain how I lay down my subject and stylize it. I used Prismacolor Turquoise Graphite Pencils, Premier Illustration Markers (005 and 05 in Brown) and the Premier Brush|Fine Art Markers (in a range of brown-green).

See my tips…

“Face Up” to the Joys of Prismacolor Watercolor Pencils

May 22

“Face Up” to the Joys of Prismacolor Watercolor Pencils

Shelley Minnis, Prismacolor Artist and Consumer Specialist recently travelled to Barcelona and one of her stops included visiting the Picasso Museum in Barcelona. Shelley was so inspired that she wanted to try her hand at Picasso’s famous style and shared her process with us!

See she tackled Picasso and the joy of working with Watercolor Colored Pencils!

Let Travel Take You Places Artistically!

May 06

Let Travel Take You Places Artistically!

Prismacolor resident artist  Shelley Minnis recently travelled to Barcelona, Spain and came back inspired and refreshed artistically ( and hopefully in every way!) by what she saw and experienced while she was away!