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Old 04-30-2010, 04:32 PM   #3361
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Check around your area and see if a local store has a refill bar... many stores are starting this service for their customers... bring in an empty marker and they refill it for a dollar or two... easy peasy!

I know MFT has one on-line.... could also be another good option for you.
Bingo! There is a shop that does some refills, not all colors, about 35 miles
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Does anyone have suggestions for a brand of air compressor to buy to go with the Copics air brushing system? A friend asked me and since I don't know I thought I'd ask here. Thanks!

LOVE my Sketches! I've been collecting lots of them so I guess I'd better actually start using them! LOL!
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Just wanted to let anyone who is interested know that I just posted my Copic Swatch Book on my blog. Go check it out.
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HI, thanks for trying anyway. I have no idea why you would have gotten that message. I can see it fine & I've had comments left so I know others can see it. Please give it a try again. If you're linking to the address in my comment, maybe try just typing in www.prismadonna.blogspot.com directly in your browser? I hope that works. Let me know if you have any more troubles.
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Just wanted to let anyone who is interested know that I just posted my Copic Swatch Book on my blog. Go check it out.
Wow! Love your swatchbook. Are those your original drawings? They are fab!
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Terrific swatch book - love the ideas regarding different areas to organize.
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Does anyone have suggestions for a brand of air compressor to buy to go with the Copics air brushing system? A friend asked me and since I don't know I thought I'd ask here. Thanks!

LOVE my Sketches! I've been collecting lots of them so I guess I'd better actually start using them! LOL!

I use the one that Copic sells... HERE. It is AMAZING... super light (I travel with mine), super easy to set up, VERY quiet (I teach classes with it running), and the cool thing is that it doesn't run continually.

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Wow! Love your swatchbook. Are those your original drawings? They are fab!
Thank you for looking and commenting. Most of the images are different rubber stamps I've acquired and a lot of them are digi stamps. There is a little bit of my own drawings too. It was really fun doing it.
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I love my copics - I ordered 26 sketch for 3.95 eh from carpe diem yesterday - woohooo
can you post a link to their site? or please PM me
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I use the one that Copic sells... HERE. It is AMAZING... super light (I travel with mine), super easy to set up, VERY quiet (I teach classes with it running), and the cool thing is that it doesn't run continually.

Love it!
Thanks, Colleen! I'll pass the info on to my friend.
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Prismadonna, that's a great book and you are inspiring me to make one of my own...the only thing is, I don't like my own coloring and would rather use someone else's examples to show me how to do it "right!" How did you know what to put IN your swatch book??
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I decided to take the Copic plunge and after doing so realized how many options I had!<o></o>
<o></o>
So I’ve spent some time trying to create a list for my first order.<o></o>
<o></o>
I compiled the list by doing 2 things….. 1) going to various popular blogs and seeing what others had listed as their favorites/most used… then cross referencing several of these lists to pull out the most common ones among all of them, 2) and then looking at blogs that showed examples of color combinations and tracking the ones I liked (knowing full well that colors on monitors aren’t ‘true’ – but I was more interested in the how the colors worked together and transitioned from one another - from light to dark in the same color). <o></o>
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I then created the list below. However I don’t have access to these colors to see if any are similar and thus not needed… I also can't afford to buy this many colors and since I need to order online (and ship to Canada) I want to buy in bulk so I don't have to pay shipping more then once or twice... I also plan on getting as many as possible in Ciao to save some money and the balance in Sketch...<o></o>
<o></o>
Wondering if I could get some feedback from folks on this list and get some input on if I can cut this list down a bit by removing similar ones/ones I can cross off…. <o></o>
<o></o>
I will mostly use them for coloring ‘people’ (cutsie/cartoonish/doll etc – think Tilda from Magnolia or Sugar Nellie stamps) and the odd flower.<o></o>
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SKIN:<o></o>
E000<o></o>,E00<o></o>,R20<o></o>
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HAIR:<o></o>
Y21<o></o>,Y23,Y00,Y17<o></o>,YR21<o></o>,YR24<o></o>,E35<o></o>,E49<o></o>,E55<o></o>,E57<o></o>,E59<o></o>,T3<o></o>,T5<o></o>,T7<o></o>,T9<o></o>
<o></o><o></o>
CLOTHING AND FLOWERS (in addition to those above)<o></o>
R22<o></o>,R24<o></o>,R29<o></o>,,R59<o></o>,RV00<o></o>,RVO2<o></o>,RV23<o></o>,B37<o></o>,B41<o></o>,B45<o></o>,BG72<o></o>,BG75<o></o>,BG78<o></o>,BV04<o></o>,
BV08<o></o>,E21<o></o>,E47<o></o>,,G21<o></o>,V05<o></o>,V09<o></o>,V12<o></o>,V15<o></o>,V17<o></o>,W1<o></o>,Y32<o></o>,YG13<o></o>,,YG17<o></o>,,YG63<o></o>,YG67<o></o>,
G91<o></o>,,YG93<o></o>,YG95<o></o>,YG97<o></o>,YR12<o></o>,YR15<o></o>,,YR18<o></o>,

OTHER (common ones listed as favorites)<o></o>
YR04<o></o>,YR07<o></o>,YR21<o></o>,YR24<o></o>,R27<o></o>,,V01<o></o>,BG01<o></o>,BG05<o></o>,BG0000<o></o>,B21<o></o>,B23 OR B24<o></o>
B32<o></o>,,B34<o></o>,Y11<o></o>,Y21<o></o>,E27<o></o>,E31<o></o>,F33<o></o>,G24<o></o>,G28<o></o>,G40<o></o>,G82<o></o>
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What a hard question. Those are all really good color choices. I have all the colors you listed above and more but I rarely use a lot of them... here is my opinion -

I prefer the cool grays to the toner grays. I barely use RV00 and RV02, but that is just me preferring a darker pink combo. Don't forget to get your 0 - colorless blender.

With the colors like red and blue and the darkest YG's, you can get away with skipping some of the middle colors and blending your light and dark markers tip to tip or using a piece of transparency or a cd case to blend them. Then you can add in the middle colors when you can afford it.

My personal most used 74 are listed below:
0, E0000, BV000, RV000, BG000, B000
Earth- E000, E00, E11, E13, E21, E25, E27, E29, E31, E33, E35, E37 , E49, plus Y21, R20 (Flesh/Hair colors)
Red - R29 R35 R37 (red) R81 R83 R85 (pink)
Orange -YR61 YR65 YR68 (orange)
Yellow -Y11 Y13 Y15 (light bright yellow) Y32 Y35 Y38 (sunflower)
Yellow Green- YG03 YG13 YG17 (bright green) YG91 YG93 YG97 (olive)
Green - G21 G24 G28 (green)
Blue Green- BG72 BG75 BG78 (deep water) BG10 BG11 BG13 (aqua)
Blue- B12 B14 B16 (sky blue) B91 B95 B97 (jeans)
Blue Violet- BV02 BV13 BV17 (amethyst)
Violet- V12 V15 V17 (bright purple) V91 V93 V95 (pale purple)
Red Violet- RV10 RV23 RV32 (pink)
Cool Gray C1 C3 C5 C9 (black)

These are just the ones that I find are easiest to blend and I reach for over and over. There are many many great combo choices as you have found from your research. I would say start with 36 and then add to them overtime in groups of 12 untill you have as many as you want. If you are going to take an online class check the teachers starter suggestions before you buy that way you will have what you need for the class... wish I had done that. lol
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Hi Michelle! Thanks for responding! Your blog was actually one of my main reference points! Love your work and your blog!

From the little testing I've done with the 6 I have and those at a local store that I was able to look at, I prefer the lighter colors and shades.... because if you keep adding color (going over your work) you can get 1-2 shades darker without getting the next marker up....so the 'rule' that many suggest to get ones that have a second digit that is at least 2-3 higher makes sense.... however in my little test I also found that some colors were VERY different at even +1 or +2 in the second digit (which throws rule #1 out the door for some)....

Because my list was made up of a few sources and I don't have access to all the colors (only about 60 actually) I was worried that many could be reproduced with others or were very very similar ...

I love your tip of using a darker and a lighter marker on plastic and blending them to make an 'in-between' color - THANKS for mentioning that!!!! That's a great way to work with them!

If I had to say what my most important factor was in picking colors it would be to be able to blend them and show a natural transition - i.e. i don't want to be able to see that the colors are different but rather different shades of the same color. So if I can identify a light and medium shade of each color family then I'll know what to get first!

I'm pretty sure I'll stick to the colors I have listed for 'skin' and 'hair', but then after that can you (or others) recommend 2 colors (or 3 if needed) for each of the following:

- a light for V17 (i don't consider v04, or v12 good matches - they seem to have more pink in them)

- a light for Y08 (or is there a color that is between Y08 and Y17? - 08 is a bit bright but 17 is a bit too mustardy)?

- a light for YG67
- a light for R59
- a light for R29
- a light for BV04
- a light for B29
- a light for G99
- a light for E47
- a light for BG05
- a light for YR18
- a light for RV21

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Maybe this will help you narrow down your list a bit. There is a link on SCS under copics where they list copics that are close enough in color or very similar. I have noted some for you.

Y21 you have down twice

Y21 ~Y32
R29 ~ R27
BG75 ~ BG78
YG63 ~G21~G24
YR21 ~Y23
V01~V12
B34~B45

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I decided to take the Copic plunge and after doing so realized how many options I had!<O></O>
<O></O>
So I’ve spent some time trying to create a list for my first order.<O></O>
<O></O>
I compiled the list by doing 2 things….. 1) going to various popular blogs and seeing what others had listed as their favorites/most used… then cross referencing several of these lists to pull out the most common ones among all of them, 2) and then looking at blogs that showed examples of color combinations and tracking the ones I liked (knowing full well that colors on monitors aren’t ‘true’ – but I was more interested in the how the colors worked together and transitioned from one another - from light to dark in the same color). <O></O>
<O></O>
I then created the list below. However I don’t have access to these colors to see if any are similar and thus not needed… I also can't afford to buy this many colors and since I need to order online (and ship to Canada) I want to buy in bulk so I don't have to pay shipping more then once or twice... I also plan on getting as many as possible in Ciao to save some money and the balance in Sketch...<O></O>
<O></O>
Wondering if I could get some feedback from folks on this list and get some input on if I can cut this list down a bit by removing similar ones/ones I can cross off…. <O></O>
<O></O>
I will mostly use them for coloring ‘people’ (cutsie/cartoonish/doll etc – think Tilda from Magnolia or Sugar Nellie stamps) and the odd flower.<O></O>
<O></O>
SKIN:<O></O>
E000<O></O>,E00<O></O>,R20<O></O>
<O></O>
HAIR:<O></O>
Y21<O></O>,Y23,Y00,Y17<O></O>,YR21<O></O>,YR24<O></O>,E35<O></O>,E49<O></O>,E55<O></O>,E57<O></O>,E59<O></O>,T3<O></O>,T5<O></O>,T7<O></O>,T9<O></O>
<O></O><O></O>
CLOTHING AND FLOWERS (in addition to those above)<O></O>
R22<O></O>,R24<O></O>,R29<O></O>,,R59<O></O>,RV00<O></O>,RVO2<O></O>,RV23<O></O>,B37<O></O>,B41<O></O>,B45<O></O>,BG72<O></O>,BG75<O></O>,BG78<O></O>,BV04<O></O>,
BV08<O></O>,E21<O></O>,E47<O></O>,,G21<O></O>,V05<O></O>,V09<O></O>,V12<O></O>,V15<O></O>,V17<O></O>,W1<O></O>,Y32<O></O>,YG13<O></O>,,YG17<O></O>,,YG63<O></O>,YG67<O></O>,
G91<O></O>,,YG93<O></O>,YG95<O></O>,YG97<O></O>,YR12<O></O>,YR15<O></O>,,YR18<O></O>,

OTHER (common ones listed as favorites)<O></O>
YR04<O></O>,YR07<O></O>,YR21<O></O>,YR24<O></O>,R27<O></O>,,V01<O></O>,BG01<O></O>,BG05<O></O>,BG0000<O></O>,B21<O></O>,B23 OR B24<O></O>
B32<O></O>,,B34<O></O>,Y11<O></O>,Y21<O></O>,E27<O></O>,E31<O></O>,F33<O></O>,G24<O></O>,G28<O></O>,G40<O></O>,G82<O></O>
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- a light for V17 (i don't consider v04, or v12 good matches - they seem to have more pink in them). V12 blends really well if you have the V15 in between. I use the V12, 15, 17 all the time.

- a light for Y08 (or is there a color that is between Y08 and Y17? - 08 is a bit bright but 17 is a bit too mustardy)? I like the Y11, 13, 15 a bit better, and tend to go a bit lighter for yellows.

- a light for YG67 - - YG63 goes really well with YG67
- a light for R59 - - I use R59 as a dark addition to the R22, 24, 27, 29 family
- a light for R29 - I am partial, but the R22, 24, 27, 29 family is my go to reds. They blend REALLY well. Of those R24 is used more than anything.
- a light for BV04 - - BV04 is tough. BV01 is too much of a difference in my mind. I think BV02 works better. The three of them together makes really neat blends.
- a light for B29 - - B29 is really dark. I don't use it much, but B24 / 26 is what I use with it.
- a light for G99 - - G99 is interesting. I have used it with G94 and the G82, 85 families nicely... I have also used it as a dark for the YG 67. For some reason I think that they Gs and YGs are the easiest to mix and match so to speak.
- a light for E47 - - Can't help you much here. E3x are my go tos. I have an E47, but don't use it much
- a light for BG05 - BG02
- a light for YR18 - Don't have this one, so can't help much
- a light for RV21 - - RV21 is pretty much the lightest of that family... RV00 or RV10 maybe
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Cloetzu - Also, keep in mind if you are blending three colors together, the main color you will see in the end is the medium tone.

Not sure if that made sense or not.
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Not sure if that made sense or not.
Yes that makes sense. THANKS!
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I made several attempts to color images using what I thought would look like baby pastels. They always come out to bold and bright and not soft pastels.

Can someone give me some color combos or tips?

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From the little testing I've done with the 6 I have and those at a local store that I was able to look at, I prefer the lighter colors and shades.... because if you keep adding color (going over your work) you can get 1-2 shades darker without getting the next marker up....so the 'rule' that many suggest to get ones that have a second digit that is at least 2-3 higher makes sense.... however in my little test I also found that some colors were VERY different at even +1 or +2 in the second digit (which throws rule #1 out the door for some)....

Because my list was made up of a few sources and I don't have access to all the colors (only about 60 actually) I was worried that many could be reproduced with others or were very very similar ...

I love your tip of using a darker and a lighter marker on plastic and blending them to make an 'in-between' color - THANKS for mentioning that!!!! That's a great way to work with them!

If I had to say what my most important factor was in picking colors it would be to be able to blend them and show a natural transition - i.e. i don't want to be able to see that the colors are different but rather different shades of the same color. So if I can identify a light and medium shade of each color family then I'll know what to get first!

I'm pretty sure I'll stick to the colors I have listed for 'skin' and 'hair', but then after that can you (or others) recommend 2 colors (or 3 if needed) for each of the following:

- a light for V17 (i don't consider v04, or v12 good matches - they seem to have more pink in them)

- a light for Y08 (or is there a color that is between Y08 and Y17? - 08 is a bit bright but 17 is a bit too mustardy)?

- a light for YG67
- a light for R59
- a light for R29
- a light for BV04
- a light for B29
- a light for G99
- a light for E47
- a light for BG05
- a light for YR18
- a light for RV21

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sorry i took so long to answer. thanks so much for the lovely compliments on my blog. I am glad I can share some information that others can use to possible save some money. I wanted to be able to show you how the colors look together so I will post pictures on my blog in aa few minutes.

here are my suggestions:
- a light for V17- V15 or V01
- a light for Y08 - Y06 or Y02
- a light for YG67 - YG17
- a light for R59- R85
- a light for R29- R35
- a light for BV04- BV02
- a light for B29- B24
- a light for G99- G94
- a light for E47- E44
- a light for BG05 - BG10
- a light for YR18 - YR15
- a light for RV21 - RV10
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I made several attempts to color images using what I thought would look like baby pastels. They always come out to bold and bright and not soft pastels.

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I love this thread and espcially like all the talk about colors and mixing them.

I have 2 things I would like to know.

1. I see alot of people use a marker to highlight the image after it's done. (see link for example) I think she is using a 0000 marker but I can't find the one that looks the best for this. Is it a grey to do you think? Any thoughts on this would be great. I just love her work by the way.

2. There is a white dot on the checks again used to highlight the check - is there a certain pen used for this because I did it with my gel pen and really didn't like the look. Is there a trick to it?

Any help you can give me I would appreciate. I just love coloring these Tilda's. )

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I love this thread and espcially like all the talk about colors and mixing them.

I have 2 things I would like to know.

1. I see alot of people use a marker to highlight the image after it's done. (see link for example) I think she is using a 0000 marker but I can't find the one that looks the best for this. Is it a grey to do you think? Any thoughts on this would be great. I just love her work by the way.

2. There is a white dot on the checks again used to highlight the check - is there a certain pen used for this because I did it with my gel pen and really didn't like the look. Is there a trick to it?

Any help you can give me I would appreciate. I just love coloring these Tilda's. )

Here is the card I am talking about:

http:////www.splitcoaststampers.com/.../photo/1652662
Isn't Cheryl's work beautiful!

She lists the Colors used on her blog post as:
E000, E01 and R20 for skin, cheeks
yellows Y21 and YR24
suit YG91, Yg93 and then blended with YG0000
Hair Y21, Y24, E33 and touches of E27
Purples V0000, V01, V15 and V09

so the shadow is probably done with V0000 and then probably sponged with distress ink

For the dots on the cheek you can use either a unibal signo white gel pen or a Ranger White inkssentials gel pen or for a better pop of white a Sharpie White Poster Paint extra fine marker
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For the dots on the cheek you can use either a unibal signo white gel pen or a Ranger White inkssentials gel pen or for a better pop of white a Sharpie White Poster Paint extra fine marker
Where do you find this??? I have googled and asked with no luck. I have an extra fine white Sharpie Paint pen (not a "Poster" paint pen) and it stinks. It either doesn't show up on the picture, or it leaves BIG GLOBS of white paint on my picture
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2. There is a white dot on the checks again used to highlight the check - is there a certain pen used for this because I did it with my gel pen and really didn't like the look. Is there a trick to it?

http:////www.splitcoaststampers.com/.../photo/1652662
Another possibility for the white dot on the cheeks (just guessing here). After coloring the cheeks, use your colorless blender. Take the brush tip and hold it straight up and down (vertically), and press the tip onto the cheek for a few seconds. This should remove the color (actually push the color away), leaving a white area. I think this would be less obtrusive than a white glob of paint from a pen.

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Where do you find this??? I have googled and asked with no luck. I have an extra fine white Sharpie Paint pen (not a "Poster" paint pen) and it stinks. It either doesn't show up on the picture, or it leaves BIG GLOBS of white paint on my picture
You can find the inkssentials at AC Moore with the Ranger stuff. They sell them in a 2-pack for about $5 at least here in NH. If you can't find it local try Ellen Huston http://www.ellenhutson.com/servlet/Categories Good luck!
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Another possibility for the white dot on the cheeks (just guessing here). After coloring the cheeks, use your colorless blender. Take the brush tip and hold it straight up and down (vertically), and press the tip onto the cheek for a few seconds. This should remove the color (actually push the color away), leaving a white area. I think this would be less obtrusive than a white glob of paint from a pen.

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That is what I was going to say too...it looks to me like they used the point of the tip and just "moved" the color away.......
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this is such a wonderful thread! wow!

Does anyone have any suggestions for jeans colour combos???
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this is such a wonderful thread! wow!

Does anyone have any suggestions for jeans colour combos???
The most popular jeans combo seems to be the B90's...B91, B93, B95, B97, B99 (for a trio just B91 B95 B97)

For a brighter blue jean- B32 B34 B39
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One more jeans combo for you- a mid range between the two above would be B41 B34 B93 B97
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Thank you, I do have an Inkssentials (and the SU gel pen) but for some reason I have a hard time making a little dot with it...a line is fine, but a dot often doesn't show up.
I was actually referring to the Sharpie poster paint pen that was referred to. Suzanne Dean talks about this, too. I cannot find it anywhere, unless they mean the one without the word "poster" in it (which I have, and hate )
The dot of the colorless blender would make a subtle spot, true. I like the whiteness of Suzanne Dean's paint dots, though--it "pops" more than a colorless blender spot would. I just wish I knew what she was using, or where to find it!
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For white dots I know some people use the Copic Opaque White like shown here:
http://ilikemarkers.blogspot.com/200...ding-snow.html
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I just created a blending swatch book also for my own selection of copics,
now I also want to create a copic color challenge choices that are my copic color selections. I wish there was a list of complimentary color chart of copics....
anyone know of one?
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Thank you, I do have an Inkssentials (and the SU gel pen) but for some reason I have a hard time making a little dot with it...a line is fine, but a dot often doesn't show up.
I was actually referring to the Sharpie poster paint pen that was referred to. Suzanne Dean talks about this, too. I cannot find it anywhere, unless they mean the one without the word "poster" in it (which I have, and hate )
The dot of the colorless blender would make a subtle spot, true. I like the whiteness of Suzanne Dean's paint dots, though--it "pops" more than a colorless blender spot would. I just wish I knew what she was using, or where to find it!
I found the white Sharpie poster paint pen in the Art department of Michael's. They keep it in a locked cabinet.
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The White Sharpie Poster Paint pens with EXTRA FINE tip are hard to find--I order them in 10's from Mister Art online. The link is here: http://www.misterart.com/drawing-ill...t-markers.html
I love them because it's a nice, matte white color --you can use it to fix mistakes too

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I was actually referring to the Sharpie poster paint pen that was referred to. Suzanne Dean talks about this, too. I cannot find it anywhere, unless they mean the one without the word "poster" in it (which I have, and hate )
The dot of the colorless blender would make a subtle spot, true. I like the whiteness of Suzanne Dean's paint dots, though--it "pops" more than a colorless blender spot would. I just wish I knew what she was using, or where to find it!
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now I also want to create a copic color challenge choices that are my copic color selections. I wish there was a list of complimentary color chart of copics....
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I wish there was one too. I write them down when I see ones I like on the Copic Color Challenge blog. See the pdf attached
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