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Copic Marker Color Chart by nao--ren Copic Marker Color Chart by nao--ren
This is my personal Copic Marker Color Chart.

I own the Copic Sketch and Ciao but not all the available 334 colors (I own 229)
I marked the colors I use most and like a lot with a pink heart because it was requested a few times - so this is my answer ^^ but I think I like a lot more colors than just these.. it was hard to decide :D If you want to buy markers don't buy any of these set - I think they don't fit together well. Start with Copic Ciao they are cheaper and available in 144 colors. The first letters show you the color family. The first number stands for the saturation and the second for how light the marker is within that saturation group.

Please keep in mind that the colors on the monitor look a bit different from the original ones (depending on your settings) and can look on other papers different too. I used "Schoellershammer Markerpaper"

Hope this will help you ^^

If you want to buy markers too you can buy them here (for example USA: - or Germany:

Download for the full view ^^
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quietdove16 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2015  Professional General Artist
This chart was a huge help in choosing colors...thanks!  I'm wondering if you have ever printed (ink jet printer) a line design/drawing on the Schoellershammer Markerpaper?  I want to do that for coloring.
dolphin4dreamer Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014  Student General Artist
This is awesome! :D

But…may I ask, if you had to pick one topic marker sketch set with 72 markers, wonld you pick the A, B, C, D, or E set? Thanks!
LiselotteAnime Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Its beautiful ;p
nohlja Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
This chart is a wonderful guide for buying markers, thank you very much! :aww:
Sniisawesome Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2012  Student General Artist
Thank you. These things are pretty expensive (a few dollars more each here than is average in America) so this will help me choose colours. :3
LilianNogueira Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
I'll buy some for Chistmas. Do you think it's necessary to buy the black one?
nao--ren Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
instead of black... how about a really dark grey one? :D I rarly use black.
LilianNogueira Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Yeah, I will get a grey... Thank you! =D
stelleo Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
wow! nice collection! I'm VERY jelous of you!
azuregundam Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012   Traditional Artist
i need help finding paper suitable for copic markers any suggestions?
nao--ren Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
my favorite paper for markers is by Deleter. Deleter BK-Type 135 kgs (Kent-Paper).
what-a-loser Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012
salivating* nice collection lol :)
melsr007 Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2012  Hobbyist
This will help me out a lot thank :-)
profilingRACHEL Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2012
What different sets do you have? ^__^ Cool collection, though.
kiryimi Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012  Student Artist
this very useful <3 thank you very much ^.^
KUSAKA-KUN Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thank you very much, this can be very useful for a quick and easy color picker on SAI or another program :heart: I was also looking into the whole Copic Marker set, so they have over 300? That's really amazing. (^^)
xonexmorexnobodyx Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks so much for posting this!!!! ^o^ It's helped me alot, since I didn't know if I wanted to get markers or not. So thank you again!!! ^w^
sweet22heart Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Wow! That's lot of copic markers. It must've took you awhile to collect them. :floating: I'm starting out to buy them yet they are expensive.
Snow-katt Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2011
are those all the greys they have ?
i rarley color but when i do i tend to use grey tones like this here >> [link] (and the overlap and color bleed in that makes me want to either vomit or chomp at the bit ) but copics are shall i put it ? fucking expensive !
so before i take the plunge

if wondering i use pantone markers ( which are dying and pantone discontinued thanks pantone ! )
and letraset promarkers ( which bleed too much )
nao--ren Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
no, copic has more greys than the one I swatched - I don't own all greys ^^
yes, they are really expensive .___. but really the best ^^
Shana-Nyan Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
where do you get the markers
nao--ren Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I bought them from webshops mainly ^^
Shana-Nyan Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
dude if only my mom would do that i would love her so much!
Weissboard Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2011
I just found out that Copic Japanese website has their 346 color selection available as swatch libraries complete with their respective Copic numbers for Adobe Photoshop,Illustrator,and Corel Painter.

Visit my journal for details and the download link.
LadyGhostDuchess Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
How do you enjoy using marker? I have always been one for colored pencil, but I have really wanted to try my hand at markers and I am to scared! Any tips for a maker beginner?
nao--ren Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like to combine markers with colored pencils :)

I think that the right paper is really important for starting with markers. You'll need a really smooth surface like bristol paper or a good bleedproof markerpad otherwise the colors will bleed a lot and will hard to control. An outline will help you at the beginning.

If you want to buy markers you should try to find good color matching/combinations from one color family for blending which is not that easy when you have over 300 colors available ^^;

The best markers for beginners are the Copic Ciao. The are refillable and cheap.

Hope this will help you a bit ^^
LadyGhostDuchess Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for your advice :D I really want to go get some! LOL
squeekycow Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
maaan...i wish i had those markers...
XMedullaOblongataX Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2011   Traditional Artist
whenever i get new mediums, i always make myself a color chart... i dont always trust the labels Dx
nao--ren Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I also do so. The labels on the marker looks really different from what the color looks on paper :D
Rose-Kira-chan Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
AWESOME! Did you save up your money to buy the markers?
nao--ren Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I bought these markers since 2002 and buy only a few new each year :D I didn't bought them all at once ^^
manda-j-panda Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2011  Student Artist
*sniff!* Too bad I didn't find this till after I bought mine... I bought the copic sketch set c and it has a variety of colors, but not many of the same, so it's kinda hard to find colors that look good for shading and stuff. I'm amazed that you can work so small with the sketch cause the tip is big! Making a color chart is a good idea too, maybe I should make one so I don't have to test all the colors before I use it... ;)
sabriel88 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
wow, was für eine wahnsinnig große sammlung!!
jetzt verstehe ich, wie du so schöne übergange und abgestimmte farbgebungen hinbekommst!
ich bin begeistert von deinen colorationen!
Riancaa Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very useful! Thanks!
I wish one day I had as many as you!
Btw. BG45 is also a really nice color! ; )
nao--ren Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
nile blue, right? it's on my to-buy-list :D
I have not enough BG-colors *haha*
Thank you ^^
Riancaa Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Haha yes it is! :D
Haha you're welcome!
Lamaxyon Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I really love your coloring
Fngrtps Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
ich hab auch vor, mir demnächst meine ersten marker zu kaufen. mir gefällt deine herzchenauswahl total ;P dürft ich auch fragen, was du für hautfarbe verwendest?
nao--ren Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hautfarbe ist immer unterschiedlich. aber oft als basiston e000, e00 oder yr000
Fngrtps Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
danke fürs Antworten (:
euridic Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2010
Honestly I am wondering if you use all of them :D But those with heart are nice colours <3
Dynneekx Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2010   Digital Artist
I find this useful
friskies43 Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for sharing. I just have now 7 sketch and I am going to buy a bunch of new colours so this is really nice information :D
Frizzlechick Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
okok wow ~~ im stuck,, i want some copic's and i know im going for the ciao BUT i dunno how many i should get and which set;;;; ive never used them before so i dont know what to expect;;

thanks a million in advance!!!¬ ^_____^ :D :D :D
fatpear Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2010
What color would be good for skin :?
I like the skin color on your neo queen serentiy drawing [link] :thumbsup: But it looks like there is quite a few different colors for the skin and I can only afford about 2 or 3 :confused:
Angel-Shinigami Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
diferent people have diferent skill color, so you can choose the one you like the most
Miki-PI Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2010
what woUld yoU use for blond hair
nao--ren Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
blonde hair is hard to color I think... I whould use something between E50 and Y21/23/32 (but it's a bit reddish/gold I think...)
I'm always mixing a lot because I think there is not really the ONE copic color which is for blondes :D~ I should try it out... (light blond, medium, dark blonde...)
Ardanae Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010
It just goes to show how much different they can look on screen when you put them all up individually like that. I have a few more colours than you, but basically the same. And like you, I have a bunch that I always favor^^.
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