Copic Marker

Copic Coloring Videos: The Limitations of Online Learning (Copic Marker, Colored Pencil)

Copic Coloring Videos: The Limitations of Online Learning (Copic Marker, Colored Pencil)

Are you learning to color from online videos?

You’re not alone. As you move through your daily life— work, home, and social circles; you probably don’t meet many people who know about Copic Markers. Most of your friends last used a colored pencil in 10th grade geography class….

Copic Marker & Colored Pencil Mixed Media: Less Pencil Than You Think

Copic Marker & Colored Pencil Mixed Media: Less Pencil Than You Think

I am a mixed media artist

Well, at least technically.

My projects do not look like the typical mixed media. I don’t glue photographs to a board and drizzle paint everywhere… but that’s the point. This is subtle mixed media.

I use a combination of Copic Marker and Prismacolor Soft Core Colored Pencils but I use them in a way that’s cohesive and seamless.

If I didn’t tell you I was mixing media, you’d never suspect.

Computers for Colorers: How to Alter Digital Stamps. Improve your Copic Coloring with Customized Images

Computers for Colorers: How to Alter Digital Stamps.  Improve your Copic Coloring with Customized Images

Computers for Colorers #4: Alter Your Digital Stamps

In today’s issue of Computers for Colorers, Kathy shares her technical expertise and shows us how simple it is to alter digital stamps.

Her easy step-by-step tutorial demonstrates how to alter or eliminate unwanted objects from images and create new variations of your digital stamps.

Computers for Colorers: How to Print Black Digital Stamps in Soft Gray. Improve your Copic Coloring with No-Line Images

Computers for Colorers: How to Print Black Digital Stamps in Soft Gray.  Improve your Copic Coloring with No-Line Images

If you want to color like an artist, you need to actually start coloring like an artist. That means hiding your stamp lines.

Pssstttt… camouflaging your stamp lines is a lot easier when you print in light colors pale gray.

Gray ink? But most digis come in black!

Luckily, we’ve got Kathy for all things tech related. She’s our resident computer geek here at Vanilla Arts Company and she’s here today to share her expertise on printing no-line images to add more realism to our projects!