Spotlight Cards: Your Copic Coloring Is THE Focus, not the scrapbook paper! (Puzzled Pears)

Spotlight Cards: Your Copic Coloring Is THE Focus, not the scrapbook paper! (Puzzled Pears)

Elena Cazares teaches bright cheerful images using Copic Markers and colored pencils lessons at CraftsforPaws.com. Like Vanilla Arts classes, Elena’s class projects are too large for cards. Join us for the next episode in her Spotlight series making cards from big bold projects. Spotlight Cards let your coloring take center stage rather than the fancy papers, complex layout, or purchased ephemera normally used in cardmaking…

Be More Creative! 4 Tips to develop original & artistic coloring ideas

Be More Creative! 4 Tips to develop original & artistic coloring ideas

The internet is full of inspiring Copic Marker and colored pencil artists. Sure, they call themselves colorers or cardmakers but that’s an understatement. When coloring looks this good? It’s art! So how is it that some bloggers, YouTubers, and coloring instructors have hundreds of amazing projects on their website, meanwhile you’re sitting there with maybe one or two decent looking ones? It must be talent, right? Some people are born to be creative, right? Wrong. Creativity is a skill…

Spotlight Cards: Creative Uses for advanced Copic Marker projects (Cut Tulips)

Spotlight Cards: Creative Uses for advanced Copic Marker projects (Cut Tulips)

Elena Cazares teaches bright cheerful images using Copic Markers and colored pencils lessons at CraftsforPaws.com. Like Vanilla Arts classes, Elena’s class projects are too large for cards. Join us for the next episode in her Spotlight series making cards from big bold projects. Spotlight Cards let your coloring take center stage rather than the fancy papers, complex layout, or purchased ephemera normally used in cardmaking…

The Rule of 3: Banish the Blahs with this easy coloring concept (Copic Marker & Colored Pencil)

The Rule of 3: Banish the Blahs with this easy coloring concept (Copic Marker & Colored Pencil)

It’s all been done before… Ho hum…

That’s not exactly the feeling you want to get during your next Copic Marker or colored pencil project, eh? But the blahs are basically what happens to most colorers about a year into coloring. You’ve built a good sized marker collection, you can blend pretty well, the tutorials actually make sense now, and your projects turn out pretty good almost every time. But meh, there’s something missing.