Monthly Archives: November 2010
The Double Sided Tape (by X-Press It) will hold just about anything together. Seriously. This high-tack tape is easy to apply, has an extremely strong hold, and works seamlessly on a variety of surfaces and applications. It’s also only about … Continue reading
Copic’s inking pens are ideal for basic line illustrations. Between the disposable Multiliner and the refillable Multiliner SP, there are 14 pen sizes: 0.03, 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.25, 0.3, 0.35, 0.5, 0.7, 0.8, 1.0, Brush Small*, and Brush Medium, F01, … Continue reading
Barbara Gleason recently was featured as part of The Downtown Initiative for the Arts (DIVA) Studio Tour in Eugene. Barbara is incorporating Copic products in her artwork. Barbara is a scientific illustrator and graphic design artist. Here is an example … Continue reading
Our latest featured artist is Tracy Moore. He is a book maker and mixed-media journal artist living in Washington State. Our interview with Tracy is after the jump.
Oregon Copic representatives, Ken O’Connell and Ashley Haskins attended AIA, Northwest and Pacific Region Conference in Eugene, Oregon. At the Copic booth were products to share with the 200 attendees from the western United States, Hawaii, Alaska and Canada.
Cross Hatching Techniques Continued: Cross-hatching can be very simple or very tricky. Here are some more pointers and techniques to help develop this skill. The tricky part of cross-hatching is keeping a steady hand. Start by drawing short lines. Don’t … Continue reading
Here is an example of feather blending colored mountains from purple, to warm gray. Blue and Warm Gray are opposites, in that Warm Gray is brownish toned and Blues and Blue Violets are across from each other on the color … Continue reading
Colors: Y17, Y11 Using a brush nib, work your way in from the tips of the stars with Y17. Leave the middle open. Soak the middle of the star with Y11, pushing the edges of the darker yellow out. Lightly … Continue reading
Chicago hosts inaugural Intermediate Certification October has come and gone, and with it, the first ever Copic Intermediate Certification. There are now 30 plus highly knowledgeable Copic artists available to share their expertise with anyone interested in maximizing the … Continue reading