Monday, January 10, 2011

Copic New Colors & blog candy winner

FINALLY.... I get to burst at the seams and tell the secret! Copic is releasing 12 new awesome colors! I am soooo excited. I finally got all 334 markers and now I get to boost that up to 346 colors... WHEW HEW....

Check these out! Have you needed more pinks, or a purple that isn't pinkish? Wanted a brown that could be green or brown depending on what you match it with? The 12 new colors have been carefully picked and have been through months of testing. Now Copic is pleased to announce the release of 12 new Sketch Marker colors. These will begin shippin March 1, 2011 (cute little image by La-La Land)

V20 - Wisteria (totally AWESOME)
V25 Pale Blackberry
RV63 Begonia
RV66 Raspberry
YR30 Macadamia Nut
YG61 Pale Moss
BG53 Ice Mint
BG70 Ocean Mist
E81 Ivory
E87 Fig


Drum Roll Please..........
Winner #1 Donna from Charlotte
Winner #2 Tanya Drake, from Liberty MO
Winner #3 Carol Shier

Be sure to check all of the blogs you left a comment on to see if you have won. send me your email within 5 days so we can get you your prize.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Day 3 Copic Sneak Peeks - 2011

Dont forget to leave a comment on Friday's post for a chance for a free 2011 Copic Swatch Book!

Unlike past years, the new Copic Catalog is a showcase of artists and inspiration, as well as a place where you can find all your favorite Copic supplies. See gorgeous creations from a variety of artista, fron papercrafting to pop-culture. The new catalog will be available in the booth at CHA, and will also be available for available for download soon from the Copic
Website. You can find this in your local stores beginning February!

TOMORROW IS THE BIG DAY... Blog Hop Candy winners announced and one more big announcement! Three winners on each blog! Whew Hew! I have got to keep my favorite new products secret for one more day........

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Day 2 - Copic Sneek Peeks

Here is the second sneak peek of new Copic Products that will be featured at the Copic CHA booth later this month. (remember to leave a message on yesterday's post for a chance at blog candy).
I am sooooo excited about this book. I don't have my copy yet, but you can bet your boots it will be here as soon as it is off the press! Can't wait!

Many of you who read the Copic blogs have wanting more information about how to correctly place your shadows. The information is currently on Mariannes blog, but you have to dig through a million posts.., Marianne has compliled this information into this handy book. I can't wait to have it in my little hands. This guide easily steps you through how to correctly add shadows and make your coloring look more dimensional. The wire-bound book comes with four clear printed guides to help you add shadows properly without fustration and guess work. This book will be available in March. Sneek peek will be available at CHA.

Phoenix - Sunday January 16th - Taught by Jennie Black
Los Angeles - Friday, January 28th - Taught by - Jennie Black
Sacremento - Sunday March 6th - Taught by - Jennie Black
Edmonton - March 14th - Taught by Sherrie Siemens

Los Angeles - January 27th - Taught by Debbie Olson & Sherrie Siemens
Click here for APPLICATIONS

Friday, January 7, 2011

2011 Copic New Products - Blog Candy!

Winter CHA is just around the corner. I can barely wait to tell you about all of the awesome new Copic products! I have had to promise to only leak a few things each day for the next four days. ARGH.... wish I could tell you all now.. I have a hard time keeping secrets! So come back every day Friday - Monday for more wonderful sneek peeks... my favorite new product will be announced on Monday as well as the winner for our blog candy will be announced on Monday!

BLOG CANDY: Leave a comment on today's post to win great new products! details below

36 NewCiao Colors:
Copic Ciao markers, the perfect beginner marker, now has 180 colors available, up from 144. The new colors are taken from some of the most popular Sketch colors, and are very helpful for filling in the gaps in your Ciao collection. Available individually or in the new Ciao 36 E set. The markers are IN STOCK AND READY FOR SHIPPING from your favorite Copic Retailer.
New Ciao Colors are..
E25, E40, E41, E59, C0, C2, W0, W2, BG13, BG72, B28, B99, E000, E15, E18, YR000, YR15, Y000, Y35, YG09, YG17, G29, G82, BG000, BV000, BV25, V01, V05, RV14, R000, R14, R81..

Some of these are my personal favorites so I am especially to see some of these numbers available at stores where I teach classes that carry the Ciao style marker. Whew Hew!

Now are you ready for some Blog Candy?
We are not only excited to announce new products, but we also have a new member on our team! Bianca Mandity, an altered artist and instructor from Indiana. Bianca is joining the Copic Instructor team to help with training Fine Art Stores and Art Schools. Watch our new Copic calender for more Altered Art and Fine-art events.

Go to each of our team members blogs for another chance to win a new 2011 Copic Color Swatch book - three winners per blog! All comments welcome, though contest is only open to US and Canada.
Jennie Black - You are here!
Bianca Mandity - be sure to welcome her!

Saturday, January 1, 2011

LA LA Land Stamps

I will be introducing LA LA Land stamps to some of my classes in February. They are fun to color and have the cutest little faces... My favorite is Fancy Marci sitting on the ribbon.. she will be available in rubber in January. The rest are currently available. These cards wil be done at Collective Journey in Feb and several other stores soon!
They are fun to color!

PS... sorry some of them look sparkly.. I don't know why.. they don't look like that in person. Trick photography I guess (or tricks by the camera)

Copic Colors Used:
Fancy Marci - sitting: Dress was colored with RV90's and RV17 on the ribbon & shoes, skin is done with E000, E00, E02, Hair is done with Y31, E33, and YR21
Pirate Luka: hair E33, E30, E37, Skin E000, E00, E02,
Luka with Truck: Greens are G90's, skin E000, E00, E02, Sky is hand colored with B000, and hair is Y31, E33, YR21. Grass is done with G93 and texturized with terry cloth and blender solution.
Marci with gift and Panda: Dress is RV13, RV17, RV19 skin is E000, E00, E02, Hair E30, E33, E37, Pink spica pen used on hair ribbon and shoes, dress ribbon is Y31 (new color for me and I love it).
Marci with present & panda: dress is done with RV17, RV19, Skin is E000, E00, E02, Hair is E30, E33, Y31. Background was done with a ruler and Multiliner. Then hand colored with Blender pen, E30 & C1 & C3. Panda Bear is C00, Co1, Co3, Present: YG05 & BG01

Hugs to everyone for a great new year!