Computers for Colorers: How to Print Black Digital Stamps in Soft Gray. Improve your Copic Coloring with No-Line Images

Computers for Colorers: How to Print Black Digital Stamps in Soft Gray.  Improve your Copic Coloring with No-Line Images

If you want to color like an artist, you need to actually start coloring like an artist. That means hiding your stamp lines.

Pssstttt… camouflaging your stamp lines is a lot easier when you print in light colors pale gray.

Gray ink? But most digis come in black!

Luckily, we’ve got Kathy for all things tech related. She’s our resident computer geek here at Vanilla Arts Company and she’s here today to share her expertise on printing no-line images to add more realism to our projects!

Copic Marker blending problems? Refill your markers for instant improvement!

Copic Marker blending problems? Refill your markers for instant improvement!

Do you rub and scrub and work really hard to make the blend smooth and it just doesn’t work? Are you beginning to think that you’ll never blend well?

Hmmmm…

Can I ask you a question?

Artistic Coloring: How Black-line Stamps slow your Artistic Growth

Artistic Coloring: How Black-line Stamps slow your Artistic Growth

Do You Stamp or Print coloring images with Black Ink?

That's not a surprise, most colorers do.

Black ink is probably a standard part of your coloring routine. Got the Copic Markers? Got the colored pencils? Got the black ink pad? 

Chances are you don't even see…

Translucent & Sheer coloring: Learn the Glazing technique for Copics + Colored Pencil

Translucent & Sheer coloring: Learn the Glazing technique for Copics + Colored Pencil

Do you color transparent objects with a blue Copic Marker?

Last month, we looked at transparent glass and the failures of the blue marker method.

The blue marker method was likely born out of coloring frustration. Because really, what color is clear?

The blue marker technique seems to have caught on like wildfire; you see it everywhere! And I'm not surprised. Look, we've all been there. The stamp or coloring book image has a transparent object in it and we don't want to leave large areas completely uncolored... so what marker or colored pencil should we use?