Copic Coloring Guide Level 4: Fine Details is written with the experienced Copic coloring artist in mind. This publication highlights all the important finishing details that will complete an image and give it a polished, professional look. In chapter one, light source is discussed in depth showing a variety of ways to highlight images and providing insight into creating appropriate shadows and shading. In chapter two, step-by-step tutorials demonstrate ways to enhance colored images by adding detail with the Multiliner and how to create backgrounds with the Airbrush System. Techniques for -line stamping, faux watercoloring and using Copics with other coloring mediums will also be addressed in this chapter. The final section of tutorials will pull it all together with helpful tips and suggestions for coloring detailed images, keeping your coloring consistent throughout an image, marker control and more. A CD containing each of the hand-drawn images contained in the tutorial chapters has also been included. Individuals purchasing this book can print off the tutorial images to color as they work their way through the book, making this a true learn-as-you-go experience. Sample projects from expert coloring artists are included to provide additional coloring inspiration and opportunities to further perfect your coloring skills.
Colleen Schaan is a Regional Copic Certification Instructor and team member of the Fine Art Education program for the South/East coast and travels extensively across the nation for workshops, demos, and trade shows. She holds English and secondary education degrees from Wartburg College and taught English at the middle school, high school and college level for 12 years before retiring to focus on a career in creative arts. She currently resides in Atlanta, Ga. with her husband and three fur babies. Marianne Walker is the Product Director for Imagination International Inc., where she develops product publications and certification manuals. She also travels throughout the United States teaching drawing and coloring classes at trade shows, stores and art schools. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a BFA in Multimedia Design and a Minor in Journalism/Advertising. She currently resides in Springfield, Ore. with her husband and two children.