Copic Markers: Do you make coloring harder than it has to be?

Copic Markers: Do you make coloring harder than it has to be?

wow, that is so complicated!

What did you think when you first saw the Indian Maize project here?

All those colors on each little kernel? I’ll bet it took weeks to color!

Weeks? Really?

I’ve noticed over the years, some very experienced Copic Marker fans add lots of extra steps to the coloring process that don’t really pay off in the end.

A lot of people make dimensional coloring harder than it has to be.

Do you?

Copic Markers: Is blending the key to dimension or realism? (plus, coloring with chisel nibs!)

Copic Markers: Is blending the key to dimension or realism? (plus, coloring with chisel nibs!)

I want lots of dimension in my Copic coloring!

"So I must blend, blend, blend!

Right?

Hmmm...

Do you really think so?

I mean, I know that's what you've been told or at least it's what you've….

Artistic Coloring: Tiny Details - how to decide which details are important & what to skip

Artistic Coloring: Tiny Details - how to decide which details are important & what to skip

Do you love detail?

How much detail should you include in your Copic Marker and colored pencil projects?

Which details can you add and what should you leave out?

Are there rules for finding the sweet spot?

Copic Marker Secrets that Free Coloring Tutorials Never mention!

Copic Marker Secrets that Free Coloring Tutorials Never mention!

Copic Secrets that Self-Taught Colorers Never Hear

The internet is a wonderful resource with tons of information about Copic and other brands of alcohol markers. With so much free information available, many people do quite well learning on their own without help from local classes or online courses.

Free is great if you’re simply coloring for enjoyment. But self-taught colorers need to know that the solo experience has drawbacks. There’s no avoiding it, you absolutely will miss out on important resources and concepts that are rarely covered in free tutorials. 

Self-study is a little like…