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Unread 10-09-2012, 06:56 AM   #3986
Colleen Schaan
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You probably purchased the Copic Stamping Illustration paper which is very thin and not good for card bases, but okay for layering.

Copic recommends and distributes X-Press It Blending Card which is a nice card weight paper and works beautifully with Copics.

Water based markers (like Tombow) will pill up the paper and eventually tear through it when the paper becomes saturated, alcohol based markers (Copics) won't tear up or pill up the paper at matter how much ink you use. One of the many differences.


Originally Posted by dottiejdavis View Post
I'm so new to the Copic craze and need lots of pointers. I did order some Copic brand paper but goodness it was sooooo thin. Just wouldn't work for cards in my opinion. I have been using Tombow markers but found that the Neenah paper pilled or rubbed around. Not good. So is there a difference between what Tombows or alcohol markers do to paper? Wish I could use the Distress Markers and the Tombows or the Copics on all the same paper. Is this a pipe dream? Would love to hear some input as I don't have time to scroll through the bazillion other comments....well unless I am under distress!!! LOL.
Colleen Schaan - Education Specialist at Imagination International Inc.,/Copic Marker
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