Coloring for Scrapbook Layouts: Copic Markers

by Kim Jackson

Add rich color and dimension to your scrapbook layouts using alcohol ink markers, the most familiar of which are the Copic Sketch markers. Here, we'll show you three techniques for using these fun markers to create accents for your scrapbook pages.


Blend Colors Using Copic Markers


12x12 Layout with Copic Marker Colored Accents

Samuel by Jennifer McGuire as seen on page 55 of Scrapbooking Tips & Tricks: Tools & Techniques.


Blend ink colors together to create beautifully shaded embellishments for your accents in just a few minutes. Here's how:

Color stamped image with light colored marker

1. Color stamped image using a light color marker, flicking color toward center of image.

Color stamped image with dark colored marker

2. Color opposite side of image using a slightly darker marker, flicking color toward center.

Blend colors

3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 until colors blend neatly together.


- learn how to blend shades of gray on page 2 -

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