With the growth of the Colored Pencil Society has come a proliferation of published materials in the form of magazine articles and books. Both North Light and Rockport Publishers, among others, have been quick to realize the importance and popularity of our favorite medium.

History of Books and Magazine Articles on the Subject of Colored Pencil through 2008 (pdf)

Check out the following books authored by CPSA members

Most Recent Books
 
Other Books on Colored Pencil
Chronological Order
Poulin Paperback

The Complete Colored Pencil Book (Paperback)
©2011
Bernard Aime Poulin
Northlight Books

Amazon Link:The Complete Colored Pencil Book

  Steinberg

Masterful Color
©2008
Arlene Steinberg
North Light Books

Amazon Link:
Masterful Color: Vibrant Colored Pencil Paintings Layer by Layer

Also available in paperback & Kindle & ipad formats


Gary Greene - Ultimate Guide to CP

The Ultimate Guide to Colored Pencil
©2010
Gary Greene
North Light Books
ISBN: 1600613918

Amazon Link:
The Ultimate Guide To Colored Pencil: Over 40 step-by-step demonstrations for both traditional and watercolor pencils


  Newey

Drawing with Coloured Pencils
©2008
Jonathon Newey
New Holland Publishers

Amazon Link:
Drawing with Coloured Pencils: 16 Demonstrations for Drawing Still Lifes, Landscapes, People and Animals

Beyond Discouragement - Poulin

Beyond Discouragement-- Creativity
©2010
Bernard A. Poulin

Classic Perceptions Classiques
ISBN: 978-0-9866803-0-4

Available from lulu.com

 
Hershberger

Creative Colored Pencil Workshop
©2007
Carlynne Hershberger & Kelli Huff
North Light Books
ISBN: 1581808186

Amazon Link:
Creative Colored Pencil Workshop: 26 Exercises for Combining Colored Pencils with Your Favorite MediumsHershberger

 


Kullberg2009

Colored Pencil Secrets for Success
©2009
Ann Kullberg

Amazon Link:
Colored Pencil Secrets for Success: How to Critique and Improve Your Paintings
Yaun - People

 

People - Step by Step
©2007
Debra Kauffman Yaun
Walter Foster Publishing
ISBN: 1560107952

Amazon Link:
People with Debra Kauffman Yaun / Drawing: Learn to Draw Step by Step (How to Series: Drawing)

Nickelsen

Colored Pencil Painting Bible
©2009
Alyona Nickelsen

Colored Pencil Painting Bible: Techniques for Achieving Luminous Color and Ultra-Realistic Effects

Gary Greene

Colored and Watercolor Pencil
©2005
Gary Greene
North Light Books
ISBN: 1581806264

Amazon Link:
No Experience Required!: Colored And Watercolor Pencil (No Experience Required)

garrabrandt

Cattle Drive
©2008
Bruce Garrabrandt
Self-Published, Cowlector's Ed.

available at artistinn.com

Baird

Painting Light with Colored Pencil
©2005
Cecile Baird
North Light Books
ISBN 1-58180-530-6

Amazon Link:
Painting Light With Colored PencilCecile Baird

Best of Colored Pencil Series
(this series is out of print but sometimes
available through book dealers)

   

 

Best of Colored Pencil 5

Best of Colored Pencil 5
©1999, Rockport Publishers
Vera Curnow

Amazon Link:
Best of Colored Pencil 5

  Kutch

Drawing and Painting with Colored Pencil
©2005
Kristy Kutch
Watson Guptill Publications

Amazon Link:
Drawing and Painting with Colored Pencil: Basic Techniques for Mastering Traditional and Watersoluble Colored PencilsKutch

Best of CP 4

Best of Colored Pencil 4
©1997, Rockport Publishers
Vera Curnow

Amazon Link:
The Best of Colored Pencil 4


 

Realistic Pet Portraits in Colored Pencil
©2004
Anne DeMille Flood
North Light Books
128 pages (paperback)
ISBN 1581804091

Amazon Link:
Realistic Pet Portraits in Colored Pencil

Best of Colored Pencil 3
©1996, Rockport Publishers
Vera Curnow

Amazon Link:
The Best of Colored Pencil, III (Best of Colored Pencil)

 



Watercolor Pencil Step by Step
©2004
Pat Averill, Barbara Benedetti Newton, and Debra K. Yaun,
Walter Foster Publishing, Inc.
64 pages (paperback)
Walter Foster Artist's Library Series

Amazon Link:
Watercolor Pencil (Artist's Library Series)

Watersoluble Pencil Kit
©2004
Barbara Benedetti Newton
Walter Foster Publishing
ISBN 1560108460

Amazon Link:
Watercolor Pencil Kit (Walter Foster Painting Kits)

Best of Colored Pencil 2
©1994, Rockport Publishers
Vera Curnow

Amazon Link:
The Best of Colored Pencil Two (Best of Colored Pencil Series , Vol 2)

 

Best of CP 1

Best of Colored Pencil 1
©1993, Rockport Publishers
Vera Curnow

Amazon Link:
The Best of Colored Pencil (1993)

 

 

Colored Pencil -
Project Book for Beginners

©2003
Debra K. Yaun
Walter Foster Publishing

Amazon Link:
Colored Pencil: Project Book for Beginners

Colored Pencil - A Complete Kit
for Beginners

©2003
Debra K. Yaun
Walter Foster Publishing

Other Books on Colored Pencil -Chronological Order
 

 

Colored Pencil Step by Step
©2003
with Pat Averill, Sylvester Hickmon,
and Debra K. Yaun
Walter Foster Publishing
paperback, 64 pages

Amazon Link:
Colored Pencil Step by Step (Artist's Library)

Creative Colored Pencil LANDSCAPES
©1996, Rockport Publishers
Vera Curnow
ISBN 1-56496-266-0

Amazon Link:
Creative Colored Pencil Landscapes (Creative Coloured Pencil)

 

Warratte (Smile)
©2003
Takako Ikuta
Shinpusha Press,
Japan

Creative Colored Pencil PORTRAITS
©1996, Rockport Publishers
Vera Curnow
ISBN 1-56496-265-2

Amazon Link:
Creative Colored Pencil Portraits (Creative Coloured Pencil)

 

 

Colored Pencil Explorations
©2003, North Light Books
Janie Gildow
ISBN 1-58180-186-6

Amazon Link:
Colored Pencil Explorations

Creative Colored Pencil
©1995 Rockport Publishers.
Vera Curnow
ISBN I-56496-141-9

Amazon Link:
Creative Colored Pencil: The Step-By-Step Guide & Showcase

 

Capturing Soft Realism in Colored Pencil
©2002, North Light Books
Ann Kullberg
ISBN 1-58180-169-6

Amazon Link:
Capturing Soft Realism in Colored Pencil

The Complete Colored Pencil Book
©1992, North Light Books
Bernard Poulin
ISBN 0-89134-418-7

Amazon Link:
The Complete Colored Pencil Book

 

Colored Pencil Solution Book
©2000, North Light Books
Janie Gildow and Barbara Benedetti Newton
ISBN 1-58180-026-6

Amazon Link:
Colored Pencil Solution Book

Creating Textures in Colored Pencil
©1996, North Light Books
Gary Greene
ISBN 0-89134-653-8

Amazon Link:
Creating Textures in Colored Pencil

 

Painting with Water-Soluble Pencils
©1999, North Light Books
Gary Greene
ISBN 0-89134-844-1

Amazon Link:
Colored Pencil Portraits Step by Step

Creating Radiant Flowers
in Colored Pencil

©1997 North Light Books
Gary Greene
ISBN 0-89134-725-9

Amazon Link:
Creating Radiant Flowers in Colored Pencil

 

Portraits in Colored Pencil
©1999, North Light Books
Ann Kullberg
ISBN 0-89134-844-1

Amazon Link:
Colored Pencil Portraits Step by Step

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