Copic Markers

Spotlight Cards: Showcase Your Advanced Copic Marker Coloring (Pretty Leftovers)

Spotlight Cards: Showcase Your Advanced Copic Marker Coloring (Pretty Leftovers)

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…

Spotlight Cards: Showcase Your Advanced Copic Marker Coloring (Polka Dot Mushrooms)

Spotlight Cards: Showcase Your Advanced Copic Marker Coloring (Polka Dot Mushrooms)

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.

Vanilla Undercover: Underpaint with Copic Markers for Beautiful Realism - Maple Glow

Vanilla Undercover: Underpaint with Copic Markers for Beautiful Realism - Maple Glow

Resplendent Rust

Gaze upon the glorious colors of autumn…red, brown, orange, gold, pink, and even stubborn bright greens that refuse to surrender their pigment to winter’s beckoning fingers. Autumn is the triumphant end to summer. How does a marker artist capture with realism the vibrant color palette of sugar maples? At Vanilla Arts, we teach you how to think outside the box when it comes to blending colors for realism. That’s why we underpainted the dark end of this R27-YR07-YR04 run with B32.

The Artist's Notebook: The Secret to Eye-Popping Color Palettes (Copic Marker, Colored Pencil)

The Artist's Notebook: The Secret to Eye-Popping Color Palettes (Copic Marker, Colored Pencil)

Have you ever found yourself half-heartedly scrolling through Pinterest, only to hit upon a coloring project that made you slam on the brakes? Once you look closer at the project, you’re blown away by the Copic Marker technique or maybe the texture created by colored pencils or watercolor…

As coloring fanatics, we’d like to think we're drawn to the technical skill and amazing technique. We know great coloring when we see it.

But honestly, what grabs your attention in the first two seconds has nothing to do with skill, technique, or even artistry.

So what’s the secret to eye popping projects?