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Video Tutorial: Drawing Bubbles with Copics

It has been a while since I did a video, and I was feeling the itch! This week it’s a short and sweet instructional on how to draw bubbles in water using Copic markers. If you want to practice along, I used: Copic markers: BG10, BG34, B00, B02, G12, and later BG70 Colorless Blender (any… Continue reading Video Tutorial: Drawing Bubbles with Copics

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Steampunk: How to Master Your Maverick

Guys, I’m pooped. I spent the last several days doing this mod, and then video editing over the last two days. It’s long, but it’s complete: The Complete Steampunk Nerf Maverick Mod Tutorial. And not only is it complete, it’s excellent. I’m super excited with how the steampunk gun turned out, and I hope the… Continue reading Steampunk: How to Master Your Maverick

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Copic Alternative? #coloring Markers by Art Alternatives Review

Here we are, a day late but maybe only, like, a nickel short. I’ve been sick the last couple days, so this was slow in the making (I recorded it about a week or so ago, but hadn’t edited any of the video). But, at least it’s done, and I haven’t broken my weekly updating streak!… Continue reading Copic Alternative? #coloring Markers by Art Alternatives Review

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Welcome to the WIP Zone

So, I don’t have anything to show this week, because I haven’t had any recent cookie orders and all my crafts are WIP (works in progress). But even that is worth something, so let’s take a peek, shall we? To begin, I’ve spent today doing some spinning. I’ve had this Merino top roving for some… Continue reading Welcome to the WIP Zone

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Copic Marker Video Tour

I recently watched a video from one of my favorite YouTube artists, Valerie Flynn (aka, Art ala Carte). In it, she gives a sample of each color Copic marker she has in her personal collection and provides a running commentary on her favorites, what she uses them for, etc. Despite being a longer video than I… Continue reading Copic Marker Video Tour

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First Impressions: Winsor & Newton Markers

In my exploration of the world of art markers, I hadn’t really considered Winsor & Newton. In this world, there are several competitors, but it seems that the winning brand is quite clearly Copic. As I have recently delved into this world, I completely understand the draw (see my first two posts about my Copic… Continue reading First Impressions: Winsor & Newton Markers