Improve your Coloring: The Color You Use is Not the Color We See (Copic Marker, Colored Pencil)

Improve your Coloring: The Color You Use is Not the Color We See (Copic Marker, Colored Pencil)

Do your pale pastel colors usually end up vibrant & bold?

So, you’ve been coloring with Copic Markers, colored pencils, or you’re using watercolor of some kind. But now at the finish line, you’re beginning to see the final colors in place and they’re not quite what you expected. Your pale pink flower isn’t as soft and delicate as you envisioned…

Copic Markers are NOT Lightfast: How to preserve your coloring Projects

Copic Markers are NOT Lightfast: How to preserve your coloring Projects

Do you know that copic marker is not permanent?

Many crafters have grown quite accustomed to the term “archival”.

Lightfast, permanent, and archival products are now so standard in the paper crafting world that people automatically assume all premium products are lightfast. But that’s not true in the art world…

Improve your Copic Marker Coloring: the power of Photo references & observation

Improve your Copic Marker Coloring: the power of Photo references & observation

Realistic flowers & botanicals

Do you dream about coloring beautiful botanicals with Copic Markers or colored pencils? Are you striving to create more depth and dimension? Do you want to color with more realism?

A great coloring project starts before you ever pick up a Copic Marker or colored pencil. You must understand what you are coloring before you begin the coloring process!

Over the Top Copic Artist Retreat: San Antonio 2019

Over the Top Copic Artist Retreat: San Antonio 2019

How to take your Copic Markers over the top?

Last week I had the privilege of meeting with a group of wonderful Vanilla Arts students in San Antonio, Texas for a Copic Marker art retreat…