Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Inky Impressions Copic Tutorial

Today I am going to show you how I colored the hair and jacket for this adorable stamp: Angelica's Sled from Inky Impressions

Copics used for dark brown hair:
1. First I use my darkest shade E29 for the center part. Then so I have a guide for the highlights I add my lighest shade E31 to the  parts of her hair that might catch the light.

 2. I go back and add E29 my darkest color to the tips of hair.
 3. I then fill in with my medium shade E25.
 4. I use my lightest shade E31 and go from dark to light by doing that I blend the dark to the lightest shade.
 5. I go back and add touch ups to the crown and end points with my E29. And again blend it all with my E31 working dark to light.
 Colors for jacket:
 6. I start with my darkest color RB25 and outline my jacket so that I have a center light source. I find this is the easiest way for me to color.
 7. Next i go over the RV25 with RV13 to blend those two colors.

 8. With the lightest shade RV10, again I work from dar to light and fill in the jacket.
 9. I did the same thing with the headband. Darkest color RV25 at the ends.
 10.  Then I fill in with the RV10.
 Here is the finished card.

Stay tuned for more tutorials.
Next time I will do skin and objects.
I am entering this card into the following challenges:



  1. Thanks for the colouring tips .Beautiful card .Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

  2. So cute! The coloring looks great! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at My Craft Spot this week!