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Taste of Vanilla is a free program designed to help colorers and beginning artists better understand the tools and techniques available to them. Each month we explore new products, methods, or concepts which will help you color with greater confidence and independence.

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Issue 005, November 2018: Soft & Natural Shadows

Why do my shadows look so terrible?

Relax, lots of people get uptight when it comes to adding shadows to their coloring images.

But shadows are soooooo important for realism! Skipping the shadow instantly flattens out your objects and makes them look artificial.

In this issue, Amy shares her method for creating soft and realistic shadows with Copic Markers. Use these tips to make your own shadows look and feel more accurate.


WARNING:  This free issue will disappear on December 4, 2018. You must download and save this PDF if you intend to keep it forever.

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Do you want to color Rustic Maple Leaf?

Sorry, "Rustic Maple Leaf" is only available as an online course. The digital stamp + recipe  guide will not be released until Fall of 2019.

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