© David Neace

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I learned the basics of drawing from my father and I taught myself to work in many mediums before finding my “niche” which are colored pencils. I try to always use my own photos or use historic photos of the surrounding Kentucky towns and farms.

I consider history an important part of our future as it presents another view of the past. I like to research my subjects and present them with some background as to where and when.

I often tell my students that the more you draw the more refined your vision becomes. As children, we see everything with wonder, as adults we need to re-teach ourselves to see that wonder again.

I draw landscapes, cityscapes, cars, trucks, vans, flowers and even the occasional person. I have a wide variety of subjects for your viewing pleasure.

I am a juried member of the Kentucky Crafted program, Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen, International Guild of Realism and Colored Pencil Society of America and now a member of the UK Colored Pencil Society.



The Art work
Seems Like Yesterday (2018)
I drew this for Ann Kullberg's instructional book "How to draw Landscapes In Colored Pencil" It was a labor of love as it took me over 700 hours. Billions and billions of bricks and detail, all of it well worth the effort This is my hometown, Versailles, Ky around 1953

Weathered (2020)
An old boxcar waiting for refurbishment at the local Railway Museum.

Spirit of the Woods (2017)
With permission from Jon Barton, I used the fence line and water from his photo as a model for this work.

The Old Iron Mule (2020)
Found this along the valley of a local creek. This is a 1941 Case Tractor.

CPSA (Colored Pencil Society of America) Juried on-line show
CPSA Explore This 16

Colored Pencil Magazine 2019 Art Competition (juried)
Color Magazine December issue Pencil Box Feature

Pencil Artist Showcase Ann Kullberg Magazine

Pencil Artist Showcase Ann Kullberg Magazine
Mentor for a Day
Colored Pencil Community of Australasia

Juried into Kentucky Guild Of Artists and Craftsmen
LexArts Juried show "Landscapes

Colored Pencil Magazine www.coloredpencilmag.com
Cover and featured article on my work

Juried into Kentucky Arts Council Veterans touring show Feb-Nov

Juried into International Guild of Realism on-line show

Juried into Ann Kullbergs "Colored Pencil Treasures 6"
911 entries, 120 artists selected.

Juried into the Kentucky Crafted Program

Achieved Master Colored Pencil Status by Jury

Ann Kullberg's
COLOR a magazine for colored pencil artists Ann Kullberg's
Member Show
Print and on-line issues
On-line Showcased

Draw Reflections in Colored Pencil Cover

Ann Kullberg's
Draw Landscapes
Invitational How-to instructional book