061 Interview with Cecile Baird

Show Notes 

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast 

Release Date: July 18, 2016 

Topic: Interview with Cecile Baird 

Points of Interest: 

This show discusses the dramatic still life art of Cecile Baird.   She is a 5-Year Merit Award recipient of the colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA).   

Cecile is truly one of the pioneers in colored pencil art.  Her resume is replete with many awards spanning over several years.  Her book, Painting Light With Colored Pencil, is one of the best on fundamental colored pencil techniques for both the beginner and advanced artist.  


In addition to her unique perspective on lighting still life she also discusses the need for the artist's to improve in their photo taking skills.   

Her love and enthusiasm for colored pencil is both inspiring and contagious.   

Links Referenced: 

Cecile’s website: 



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