Copic Fluorescent Sketch Markers

We've a very special offer (only whilst stock last) on the COPIC FLUORESCENT MARKERS on our website.  A massive 33% off the RRP!!!  If you haven't tried the markers yet then there won't be a better time to try! We used the Fluorescent Markers at the COPIC Retreat, she the beautiful cards below that the ladies created. Why not give them a try and just out our website at http://www.stampsandmemories.co.uk/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=454_281_284_442 Happy Continue reading..

NEW COPIC Class

      The NEW Intensive Copic Colouring Class has replaced my previously offered Copic Certification Class.  As the name suggests it is an intensive one day class which covers everything you need to know to get started with Copic including - Three common mistakes and how to identify, test and use your materials Four blending techniques How to create texture and Continue reading..

Feathering Technique

There are lots of different mediums that you can use with Copics and lots of different colouring techniques. Today I want to tell you about the Feathering Technique, which works great for flowers, clothing etc.  It is a method where you can blend two different colour families together, but works best for light colours where the colour value is 2 or less ie G02, YG41, RV000, V20 etc... To feather Continue reading..

Happy Birthday!!

Happy Birthday to Joy my sister in law!!  The dogwood card has been coloured with Yellow-Green colour family, using the feathering technique (more on the technique shortly) Colours used:- Y11, YG11, YG21, YG23, B000, YG93, YG95, G40, G43 and G46. Stamp the dogwood stamp using Rich Cocoa Memento inkpad. Start feathering (details to follow in future post) with YG21 from the centre of Continue reading..

Copic Numbering System

All the Copic Alcohol markers have been created with colour codes to help you choose which colours to use together, and the coding is really simple to understand.  Firstly if you have the Copic Sketch Markers or Original Copic Markers the colour codes are found on the lids of the markers as shown above, but if you have the Copic Ciao markers the code is found on the barrel of the marker. The Continue reading..

Copic! Copic!! Copic!!!

I'm offering some regular Copic tips and techniques here on my blog so if you're starting out with Copics or just hungry for more details - make sure you regularly check out my blog and facebook pages... First lesson is an introduction to the Copic numbering system, and will be posted here on Wednesday....  "Words to the Wise Wednesday!"  please have an idea for a better name!! and post any suggestions Continue reading..

Copic Challenge

If you're a COPIC fan (and if you're not - why not!!!), then you may wish to join our current COPIC Challenge on Facebook group COPIC UK. COPIC CHALLENGE TIME again here at Copic UK.... Ok the challenge is to colour a Christmas Foliage/Flower image ie Holly/Poinsettia... It'd be nice to see a completed card but that isn't essential as the challenge is to colour an image, not create a card! The deadline Continue reading..

Nottingham Copic Certification Class

Yesterday I hosted the Copic Certification Class at the Holiday Inn in Nottingham, attended by a lovely group of 8 ladies.  The ladies left lovely comments including Val said "Learnt so much, a great day", Faye said "Really informative" and Ann said "Excellent day - very enjoyable". If you are interested in attending Copic classes with myself (UK Copic Regional Instructor) please email Continue reading..