My Thoughts on Copics: Fact or Myth?What's with all the hype surrounding Copic markers made by .Too in Japan? Oh, right.More Like This
They're actually good.
My Christmas present was a set of 72, it cost roughly $352.00. It was also a custom set, so I picked the colors I wanted the most. For those wondering where I could get markers at roughly 5 bucks apiece (a steal!), go to PeriodStyle.com. They might not seem trustworthy, but they shipped me mine and all 72 are in working order, perfectly new. They also sent a bunch of free paper samples and a glitter multiliner pen! Great service if I say so myself.
So...here's my opinions on some of the biggest myths and opinions surrounding Copic markers.
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You must buy at least 72 colors in order to create a drawing. In fact, it's better if you have more. And if you're professional you probably have all 350. Lucky!
Well...yes and no. Copic markers have such a wide spectr
When you want to quit art, think about this...I think most of us had it at some point. A moment in which we felt sad about our art. It might have been a full developed artblock, or just a small moment of hopelessness, perhaps questioning our artistic career, asking yourself "Why did I actually start doing this?".More Like This
Over the years, I've had many moments like that. Most of them triggered by another failed drawing, a total lack of inspiration (while I needed to get creative work done --nothing more annoying than that!), or another harsh critique that was just a bit too much to handle, at that particular moment.
I've had many times that I doubted myself. There have been times when I questioned my creativity in general. Times when I was sad about just another harsh critique, or depressed for being turned down by another group or publisher. Times when I got angry and shouted that I wanted to quit art altogether.
But eventually, I never quit.
The point is... no matter how angry or sad I am, it always takes me a while to calm down and