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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…

Improve your Copic Marker Coloring: the power of Photo references & observation

Improve your Copic Marker Coloring: the power of Photo references & observation

Realistic flowers & botanicals

Do you dream about coloring beautiful botanicals with Copic Markers or colored pencils? Are you striving to create more depth and dimension? Do you want to color with more realism?

A great coloring project starts before you ever pick up a Copic Marker or colored pencil. You must understand what you are coloring before you begin the coloring process!