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.

Colored Pencil: 6 Easy Tips- Improve your Grip for Better Coloring

Colored Pencil: 6 Easy Tips- Improve your Grip for Better Coloring

Want to improve your colored pencil coloring?

Ok, so you’ve tried a few colored pencil projects and you can’t quite seem to get the hang of it. It looked so simple, it’s a pencil after all. So you buy some of that magic solvent stuff and blend the heck out of your project with a paper stumpy thing. But that just makes a slightly greasy smear and it’s paler than the original. So instead, you try…

Realistic Coloring: How to add authentic texture to your Copic Marker and colored pencil projects

Realistic Coloring: How to add authentic texture to your Copic Marker and colored pencil projects

Do you blend everything smooth?

My latest Copic Marker Coloring Tips video at YouTube is all about texture.

As a beginner, most colorers focus on blending skills. After all, the blends are what originally attracted you to markers in the first place.

So you dream about blending, you practice blending, and the color blends are what you notice most when you go online to look at other coloring projects and tutorials.

Blend, blend, blend.

But wait, are you stuck on blending?

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