Colored Pencil

Sheet Music Art on Bristol Paper

Artist Ursula Doughty uses our 300 Series Bristol Smooth paper for her sheet music art. She prints the music then draws characters on top using colored pencils. 

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NEW Toned Mixed Media Paper!

We are excited to introduce our NEW 400 Series Toned Mixed Media paper! The perfect hybrid. 

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What is the Best Paper for Colored Pencils?

There are a few different paper types that are best suited for colored pencil work. Read on to find out which. 

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Color Psychology - Blue

Color psychology suggests our mood can be impacted by different colors. Read about the color blue and see a collection of blue-themed artwork. 

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Winter Artist Newsletter

The Winter Edition of the Artist Newsletter is here and features Christine Karron's 5 steps for creating stunning mixed media illustrations. Read it here. 

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NEW! Artagain Black Paper in Rolls

Our popular Artagain Black paper is now available in large rolls, so you can make a BIG statement with BIG art. 

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Amazing Eye Art

Eyes are a popular subject for artists to draw. We've gathered a collection of stunning eye pieces created by a variety of talented artists. 

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Announcing our 2017 Online Workshops!

Our free Online Workshops will be starting again in March! We have inspiring new topics for our virtual classroom with 3 new all-star artist-instructors!

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PanPastels on Toned Blue Mixed Media Paper

See our step-by-step process for creating a soft sunset on Toned Blue Mixed Media paper. 

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Colored Pencil Paper - New Size!

Ready when you are!

Our 400 Series Colored Pencil Paper is now available in a convenient & portable 6"x8" pad size. 

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2017 Online Workshops Available on YouTube

If you missed our FREE 2017 Online Workshops, you can see all video lessons on YouTube. Topics include: Brush Lettering + Watercolor, Pastels, & Mixed Media. 

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Strathmore Holiday Giveaway!

To celebrate the holidays we're giving away a giant assortment of art materials that make fantastic gifts or stocking stuffers! Enter for a chance to win our papers and more!

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Colored Pencil Workshop with Sarah Becktel

Workshop 2, Colored Pencil with Mixed Media, starts May 7! Follow along to Sarah Becktel's FREE video lessons. 

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Toned Blue Mixed Media Demo with Minnie Small

Artist Minnie Small demonstrated our new Toned Blue Mixed Media paper with this vibrant gouache and colored pencil fish. 

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Featured Artist Ursula Doughty

Ursula Doughty is a talented colored pencil artist who creates a smorgasbord of unique pieces including animal mashups, creative food art, and Disney pieces with a twist.

 

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Favorite Artwork Created in 2016

We asked artists to show us their favorite piece they created in 2016. Check out some of the amazing artwork that was sent in. 

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2018 Online Workshops now on YouTube

If you missed our 2018 Online Workshops, you can catch all the video lessons and tutorials on the Strathmore YouTube Channel. 

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New Colored Pencil How To Videos

We are excited to share 5 new videos created by Strathmore's Art Educator and Colored Pencil expert Sarah Becktel. In these short, 2-5 minute videos, Sarah explains her colored pencil tips and techniques for choosing the right paper, getting started, blending, and using water soluble colored pencils. 

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Black Artist Tiles & the Versatility of Black Paper

Our Black Artist Tiles work with a wide range of mediums that let artists create unique and fun pieces. The black paper extremely versatile and works great with gel pens, white charcoal, colored pencil, crayons, oil pastels, chalk pastels, metallic inks, and other light media.

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The Spring Artist Newsletter

The cold, long days of winter are fading away, so grab this fresh and inspiring Issue of the Artist Newsletter and find a nice spot outside to dig in! Click here to download.

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The Pink Pad Project

We proudly partnered with In My Father's Eyes for the introduction of two limited-time 9"x12"pink pads. 5% of profits will be donated. Learn more...

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2017 Online Workshops

Did you see our FREE 2017 Online Workshops? We've got video lessons on 3 topics: Brush Lettering + Watercolor, Pastel, and Toned Mixed Media. 

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Summer Newsletter

Our Summer Artist Newsletter is here and features Sarah Becktel's 5-step process for creating dimensional animal drawings on Toned Mixed Media paper. 

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New Topics in the Strathmore Learning Series!

We recently introduced 3 new Learning Series products! New topics include colored pencil textures, drawing nature in colored pencils, and hand lettering basics. 

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Wildlife Art by Jonathan Martinez

Jonathan Martinez uses his artistic talents to create beautiful drawings of endangered animals to bring awareness to them. 

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Toned Mixed Media Workshop Starts Sept. 4!

Workshop 3 - Ethereal Art on Toned Mixed Media Paper - starts on Sept 4! Follow along to Georgina Kreutzer's video lessons. 

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Totem Animals by Jenny Hawkyard

"I didnt want to do regular pet portraits or still life, I wanted to do something creative, fun and quirky and so I started developing my Totem animals"

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Colored Pencil How-To Series

Colored Pencil Expert Sarah Becktel created a popular how-to series of videos that thousands of artists have used to improve their colored pencil techniques. 

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NEW! 400 Series Black Mixed Media Paper

Introducing Strathmore 400 Series Black Mixed Media paper! A heavyweight sheet that is perfect for gouache, colored pencil, metallic mediums, gel pens and more. 

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