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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…

Copic Marker Myths: 6 Fake Tips (think before you believe)

Copic Marker Myths: 6 Fake Tips (think before you believe)

Bad Copic Marker advice?

It’s everywhere.

Visit any adult coloring discussion board or Copic Marker fan site, or search How to Color with Copics and you’ll get lots of helpful advice. A lot of the information people volunteer is useful, but that’s not true for everything.

Free flowing knowledge is a good thing, until you get false info. Bad advice makes coloring harder than it has to be.

Some advice is iffy. Some information is misguided. And some tips are flat out wrong.

Improve Your Coloring: How to Keep Green soft & Delicate (Copic Marker, Colored Pencil)

Improve Your Coloring: How to Keep Green soft & Delicate (Copic Marker, Colored Pencil)

Do your soft greens grow into loud green Monsters?

You started out with a G0000 Copic Marker. That’s the lightest green Copic makes! That green is so pale and whispery, it’s barely there. All your colored pencils were soft and delicate too. So why does…

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…