Colored pencil has been my favorite medium and I love to draw(and cook) food! I used to do realistic pure colored pencil drawings. Now I like to mix some other mediums like ink, watercolor pencil, and light watercolor wash to my colored pencil drawings, to make them more vibrant and interesting. Here is my food journal page created with 90% colored pencil on S & B Alpha sketchbook . All the letterings and subtle outlines done with ink, and light watercolor wash over the soup and cilantro.