Spectacular Colored Pencil Artworks by Students That Will Blow Your Mind!




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Colored Pencil Artworks

These colored pencil artworks were created by former Grades 9 and 11 art students. they used various color pencil techniques on paper, with care and great detail. The resulting works are quite striking and will evoke emotions in the viewers.

-R. Bentinck, Art and Design Teacher
Cassidy working on Ballerinas
Cassidy Cartwright at work

The Students Behind the Colored Pencil Artworks

This article showcases some of the most incredible colored pencil artworks created by former Grades 9 and 11 Art and Design students from Bishop Michael Eldon School, Freeport Grand Bahama in The Bahamas.

The students have clearly put a lot of thought and effort into their creations, and the results are truly spectacular.

Whether you’re a fan of colored pencils or not, you’re sure to be blown away by these amazing artworks!

Cassidy Cartwright

Cassidy Cartwright
Cassidy Cartwright

Colored Pencil Artworks by Cassidy-Grade 11

What makes Cassidy’s work so unique is her use of color. She incorporates different hues and shades to create beautiful, eye-catching pieces.

Her attention to detail is also noteworthy, as each piece is carefully crafted and showcases her talent for creating artwork using various subject matters.


This work is a colorful and intricate rendering of ballerinas in pencil. The artist has used shading and detail to create a realistic effect while also adding pops of color that give the image a whimsical feel.

The dancers appear in mid-motion, frozen in time for the viewer to admire. Using a pencil as the chosen medium gives the work an old-fashioned feel, enhancing the overall effect.

Ballerins by Cassidy Cartwright
Ballerinas by Cassidy Cartwright, Prismacolor on Paper

Sand Dollars

Sand dollars‘ is a colored pencil piece on paper that uses colored pencils to depict sand dollars. The artwork is simplistic in depicting this shell commonly found on beaches in the Bahamas.

The use of color creates a beautiful and eye-catching image.

Sand Dollars
Sand Dollars by Cassidy Cartwright, Prismacolor on Paper

Delicia Andrews

Delicia Andrews at work
Delicia Andrews

Colored Pencil Artworks by Delicia-Grade 11

Colored pencil artworks are some of the most beautiful and intricate pieces of artwork around. The delicate colors and fine lines make for a stunning piece of art that can be appreciated by anyone.

Delicia is a colored pencil art student who takes great pride in her work. She created these pieces in Grade 11. Her skills have only grown better with time.

Her artwork is incredibly detailed, and the colors are always bright and vibrant.

Cock of the Rock

The Cock of the Rock is a beautiful bird that can be found in the Andes Mountains of South America. This brightly colored bird is a Cotinga family member known for its distinctive red crest.

Delica did a very good job of capturing the characteristics using colored pencils.

Cock of the rock by Delicia Andrews
Cock of the Rock by Delicia Andrews, Prismacolor on Paper

Under the Sea

There is something incredibly peaceful and calming about spending time looking at artwork depicting scenes from nature, and colored pencil drawings of under-the-sea scenes are no exception.

The student’s careful attention to detail brings these scenes to life, allowing viewers to explore every nook and cranny.

Each artwork is a little slice of paradise, from vibrant coral reefs to schools of fish darting through the water.

Colored pencil drawing of under the sea
Under the Sea by Delicia Andrews, Prismacolor on Paper

Haley Adderley

Haley Adderley
Haley Adderley

Colored Pencil Artworks by Haley-Grade 11

The artwork of Haley is created mainly with colored pencils.

What makes her work unique is her vast color palette and the fact that she often includes multiple layers of pencil strokes to create a sense of depth and texture.

This approach gives her pieces a luminous quality that is both striking and beautiful.

Candle Light Dinner

Candlelight dinners are often romantic but can also be beautiful and peaceful. This particular candlelight dinner was done with colored pencils on paper.

The colors were chosen to create a soft and calming effect. The result is a semi-abstract composition that can be enjoyed for its beauty or used as a source of relaxation.

colored pencil art by Haley Adderley
Candle Light Dinner by Haley Adderley, Prismacolor on Paper

Red Mystery

There’s something about the vibrancy of red that just seems to demand attention. This piece uses the deep, rich hue to great effect, providing a powerful focal point against the pale background.

Despite being done in colored pencil, this piece’s a lot of life and energy- it’s easy to see why red is often associated with passion and excitement.

Red Mystery
Red Mystery by Haley Adderley, Prismacolor on Paper

Amor Ferguson

Amor Ferguson
Amor Ferguson

Colored Pencil Artworks by Amor-Grade 11

The artwork of Amor is beautiful, and her use of color is amazing. How she can blend the colors together to create different shades and tones is quite something to see.

Her artwork looks like a photograph, yet it is all done with pencils. It is really quite an amazing feat.

Caring for a Pet

Caring for a sick cat can be challenging, but you can help your furry friend get better with a little patience and love. Amor managed to capture this well in her composition Caring for a Pet.

Caring for a pet by Amor Ferguson
Caring for a Pet by Amor Ferguson, Prismacolor on Paper

Still Life with Egg Plant

This work is a colored pencil drawing of vegetables with the eggplant as the main focus. Amor The has depicted the vegetable in a still-life setting, with a simple background and muted colors.

The composition is realistically drawn, with attention paid to its shape, texture, and shading. This piece is executed with skill and precision and showcases the student’s talent for creating lifelike images.

Still life with Egg Plant
Still Life with Egg Plant by Amor Ferguson, Prismacolor on Paper


This drawing is a portrait of a young man, and it was done with colored pencils. The student has used a variety of browns to create a realistic effect, resulting in a very lifelike image.

The use of color is particularly impressive in the eyes, which stare at the viewer. This is an excellent example of how colored pencils can be used to create stunning portraits.

Portrait by Amor Ferguson
Portrait by Amor Ferguson, Prismacolor on Paper

Kimberley Low

Kimberley Low
Kimberley Low

Colored Pencil Artwork by Kimberley-Grade 9

The artwork created by Kimberley is truly amazing. She has a great talent for using colored pencils to create beautiful and unique pieces.

Her artwork often features bright colors and intricate details, which results in truly stunning pieces.


This is an example of a flamingo that has been drawn with colored pencils. The bright and eye-catching colors make the flamingo stand out against the background.

Using color makes the image more interesting and vibrant, adding to the overall effect.

Kimberley Low-Flamingo
Flamingo by Kimberley Low, Prismacolor on Paper

Javar Williams

Jevar Williams
Javar Williams

Colored Pencil Artwork by Javar Williams-Grade 11

Javar Williams uses colored pencils to create his artwork. He has a very unique and interesting style that can be best described as “expressive.” His pieces are often colorful and introspective, with much detail and movement.

Williams says he enjoys using colored pencils because they are “so versatile.” He likes how they allow him to create different textures and layers, adding depth and interest to his pieces.

He also finds that colored pencils are forgiving, making mistakes easy to fix.

Broken Dreams

This drawing is an excellent example of how students can use color to evoke emotion. The dull colors and familiar symbols create a feeling of sadness, while the dove silhouettes in the background give a feeling of hope.

This composition effectively communicates the theme of broken dreams. Additionally, using colored pencils as the medium gives the drawing a personal and relatable feel.

Broken Dreams by Javar Williams
Broken Dreams by Javar Williams, Prismacolor on Paper

Lakiesa Saunders

Lakiesa Saunders
Lakiesa Saunders

Colored Pencil Artworks by Lakiesa-Grade 11

Colored pencil artwork can be beautiful, and Lakiesa is a perfect example. She has a wonderful way of using color to create stunning art pieces.

What I love about her work is how she uses such a limited medium to produce such rich and varied results. Each piece feels like it has its own unique personality, which is something I can definitely appreciate.


This is a still-life composition of Kiwis done with colored pencils. Lakiesa uses a limited color palette to create a sense of depth and realism.

The kiwis are the image’s focal point, and the artist has used light and shadow to create interest and depth. The background is simple and unobtrusive, adding to the focus on the Kiwis.

Kiwis color drawing
Kiwis by Lakiesa Saunders, Prismacolor on Paper


This study is of a PPomegranatefruit that has been colored with various values and shades of red. The different colors allow for an examination of the effect of color on the appearance of the fruit.

Pomegranate by Lakiesa Saunders, Prismacolor on Paper

Diamonds are Forever

This artwork is composed of lots of small diamond shapes in various colors in the composition. The diamonds are arranged in a repeating pattern.

The piece is semi-abstract, meaning it doesn’t represent a specific object or scene but instead captures the essence of diamonds and their eternal beauty.

Diamonds are Forever by Lakiesa Saunders
Diamonds are Forever by Lakiesa Saunders, Prismacolor on Paper

Jade Adderley

Jade Adderley
Jade Adderley

Colored Pencil Artwork by Jade Adderley-Grade 9

One artist who has shown competence with colored pencil artwork is Jade Adderley. Her pieces are often characterized by their attention to detail and the use of bright colors.

Adderley’s artwork often tells a story depicts a specific moment. She strives to evoke emotion in her viewers and wants them to feel something when they look at her pieces.

Sun, Sand, and Flamingoes

Sun, Sand and Flamingoes, a semi-abstract colored pencil drawing, is a work that explores the relationship between elements of nature: the sun, the sand, and the flamingo.

Jade sought to create a work that was aesthetically pleasing and conveyed a message or story.

Through the use of soft colors and contour lines, Jade created a beautiful work of art that also speaks to the viewer about the natural world.

Sun, Sand and Flamingoes
Sun, Sand and Flamingoes by Jade Adderley, Prismacolor on Paper

Kiara Rolle

Kiara Rolle
Kiara Rolle

Colored Pencil Artwork by Kiara Rolle-Grade 9

The artwork of Kiara is something that should be seen by everyone. The use of bright colors and the incorporation of different textures makes her work unique and interesting to look at.

Her pieces are always full of life, no matter the subject. Kiara’s art is inspired by the world around her, which is clear when looking at her pieces.

She uses a variety of mediums in her work, but colored pencils seem to be her favorite. The results are stunning pieces that are both beautiful and mesmerizing.


The lobster in this artwork is rendered in a semi-abstract style, with bright colors and expressive markings.

Kiara used various techniques to create a sense of movement and life in the creature, from the texture of its shell’s surface to the fluid lines of its body.

The result is an eye-catching and intriguing piece that invites closer inspection.

Lobster colored pencil drawing by Kiara Rolle
Lobsters by Kiara Rolle, Prismacolor on Paper

John Johnson

John Johnson
John Johnson

Colored Pencil Artwork by John Johnson-Grade 11

Johnson’s process is slow and meticulous. He starts by sketching his idea on paper, then fills in the details with tiny strokes of color. The final product is a work of art that is both mesmerizing and timeless.

Black Mystery

Black Mystery is a semi-abstract colored pencil drawing on paper. The work consists of gold profile images of pharaohs on a blue background.

The work has a feeling of depth and space and a sense of mystery and abstraction. The color is bold and striking, with different shades of blues creating an eye-catching and intriguing effect.

Black Mystory
Black Mystory by John Johnson, Prismacolor on Paper

Lavonne Mack

Lavonne Mack
Lavonne Mack

Colored Pencil Artwork by Lavonne Mack-Grade 9

With vibrant colors and intricate details, Mack’s pieces are often inspired by nature.

She uses various techniques to create her art, including burnishing and layering different colors on top of each other to create depth.

Her work is stunning, and it’s no wonder she performed well in her external Art and design examination.

Sea Shells

This is a colored pencil drawing of shells on the beach. Lavonne has used a variety of colors to create a beautiful and realistic scene.

The shells are rendered to look like they are lying on the sand, and the waves in the background give the picture a sense of depth.

This is an excellent example of how students take familiar things and create interesting compositions.

Lavonne Mack-Sea Shells
Sea Shells by Lavonne Mack, Prismacolor on Paper

Angelina Rahming

Colored Pencil Artwork by Angelina Rahming-Grade 11

Angelina Rahming is a colored pencil art student who loves portraying Bahamian themes in her compositions.

Her unique style combines realism with a touch of impressionism, giving her artworks a dream-like quality.


This is a colorful and whimsical drawing of two flamingoes and blue marlins. The vibrant colors are eye-catching, and the detail in the drawing is impressive.

The artist has clearly put a lot of thought into creating a beautiful and unique work of art.

Angelina Rahming-Flamingoes
Flamingoes by Angelina Rahming, Prismacolor on Paper

Colored Pencil Artworks by Other Students

This is a showcase of artworks created by other students using colored pencils. The students used various techniques to produce their pieces, from layering colors to blending hues.

Their works are imaginative and evoke a sense of wonder. What’s more, the use of color in these pieces is truly captivating, making them all the more special.

Under the Sea

Under the sea
Under the Sea

Scarlet Macaws

Scarlet Macaws
Scarlet Macaws

Coral Reef

Coral Reef
Coral Reef

Blue Marlins

Blue Marlins
Blue Marlins



Sheep Head

Sheep Head
Sheep Head

My Final Thoughts on Colored Pencil Artworks

In conclusion, the colored pencil artworks showcased in this article are absolutely spectacular.

The level of detail and creativity that went into each piece is astounding, and it’s amazing to see what students can do when they put their minds to it.

If you’re looking for a way to get inspired, or if you’re just looking for something beautiful to look at, then be sure to check out these pieces!


Which one of these colored pencil artworks impressed you the most and why? Share in the comments below.

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4 responses to “Spectacular Colored Pencil Artworks by Students That Will Blow Your Mind!”

  1. Karen Dyall Avatar
    Karen Dyall

    Creative and absolutely beautiful!

    1. Art592 Avatar

      Thanks, Karen. Years after these pieces are still inspiring I had to share them.

  2. Yvonne Lee Avatar
    Yvonne Lee

    Oh wow! Excellent pieces. Memories of my students in The Bahamas. Randy you were truly an inspiration to this group.

    Yvonne Lee

    July 2022.

    1. Art592 Avatar

      Thanks, Lady Lee. They were my inspiration too.

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