Does size matter?
You bet it does, if you want to improve your Copic coloring!
Most stamps are sized for card coloring which doesn’t really make for a lot of room to add the kind of texture, depth, and dimension we want with Copic Markers and colored pencils.
At teeny tiny size, there’s no room for realism!
Today, let’s learn to resize your digi stamps- you can make them large enough for billboards or squinch ‘em down for dollhouse cards!
Kathy is our technology fairy godmother here at Vanilla Arts Company. Not only does she love messing around with digital devices but she’s also pretty darned awesome at showing people how to repeat the magic on their own laptops!
If you missed the first installment of Computers for Colorers, click the button below to get your feet wet.
Computers for Colorers: Resizing Digital Images
by Kathy FS
I have magical powers!
I know you have computer experience, because you’re here reading this, right?
What I can’t figure out is how much you use your computer, laptop, tablet, or phone, other than to take photos, check your email and take classes at VanillaArts.com.
You might not realize it, but your computer is a coloring tool. It’s another item in your box of tricks!.
Are you wondering how to use use your computer and digital stamps better? That’s why I’m here.
Computers for Colorers shares how to use computer technology in all your coloring projects!
Learn to resize digital stamps on the computer
Subscribe below for the printable PDF lesson using:
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019
the Procreate App for iPad
There are lots of ways to resize digital stamps and many programs which can get the job done BUT they all use a similar process.
Even if you are using a different program or a different device, you can use the instructions here to find comparable buttons and actions.
Printable Instructions + Bonus Procreate Ruler:
Subscribe below to receive the full PDF of Computers for Colorers - Issue #2
Download includes an amazing ruler template for Procreate to help to accurately size your stamps, every time!
This is information so useful, you’ll want to keep it handy in a binder or notebook.
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Note: The Procreate Ruler file must be saved to an iPad with the Procreate App installed. This file will not work anywhere else.
Kathy FS is a Vanilla Arts student who enjoys hand-lettering pointed puns, realistic coloring, and getting up early to sleepwalk the dogs. You can follow her on Instagram here.