Ann’s Copic tip for July…………
Did you know that you can use your Copic refills as alcohol inks? Just like the Tim Holtz ones. They do the same thing AND they come in 334 colors. So it would be easy to make custom backgrounds that match your stamped image colors exactly.
Imagine the possibilities.
Lisa’s Copic tip for July………………
When you are refilling your markers this is also a good time to replace damaged nibs, so keep a supply of replacement tips and a pair of tweezers. Copic tweezers have little gripping teeth to get hold of the nibs better. There are nine styles of Copic interchangeable nibs, from broad to calligraphy, that provide greater freedom of technique in your renderings.
How to Change Marker Nibs
•Using the tweezers pull the large nib out of the marker.
•Insert the new nib slowly back into the marker.
•The ink will wick form the inside out to the end of the nib. This may take a few minutes.
Here are the different nib types: