Ed S Brickler – Artist, Art Educator, Author, and Art Materials Consultant
Ed, is currently the Art Education Director and Technical Consultant for Chartpak Inc., a family of art material companies that include; Koh-I-Noor, Grumbacher, Higgins, Chartpak, Clearprint, Molotow, Pelikan, Schmincke, Mijello, and MF Weber. He is also a working artist and has been an art materials consultant teaching materials and techniques for over thirty years. His previous employment included Canson, Arches, Lafanc & Bourgeois, Royal Talens, MacPherson’s (art materials distributor), Koh-I-Noor, and Grumbacher. Ed lectures on drawing and painting materials and methods for art schools all over North America and conducts workshops on color mixing, pen & ink, painting, drawing, paper evaluation, and composition. He has published articles in The Artist’s Magazine, Watercolor Magic, Art Materials Today, Island Arts Magazine, was contributing editor for Palette Talk, and has been acknowledged in more than a dozen art books for his contributions. His formal art education was received at Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA, and Baum School of Art in Allentown, PA.
Ed is also the author of a book: Making Art – Materials and Techniques for Today’s Artist, published North Light (F+W Media). The ISBN # is 978-1-4403-1249-6