Wow, have I been on a bender... Despite my vehement refusal to do so, I have dabbled in the art markers waters... I am still not entirely convinced they are worth the extra $$$, and I do so enjoy the vibrance of my SU markers... I'll let you know when I get down to my final conclusion!! In the meantime, I have been practicing - and I DO mean practicing (these are not easy peasy coloring media, that's for ding-darn sure!) with the Prismacolors. I settled on those 'cuz I can get them at Mike's with those weekly 40% coupons! Y'all down south could probably get Copics at Hobby Lobby - I saw that they are a retailer for them. I plan on buying a few pink shades of Copics to play with. My own version of Stampin' Consumer Reports. I will say that for the record - I love my SU markers, and for bright colors and eclectic projects - that's what I will always go back to. Those are great markers!
Anyhoo... here are a couple of the images I have played with, and finally sat down and put onto cards... For a beginner, I'm pretty happy.
I like these two - they are from the Sketches sets by Stampin' Up. Even uncolored, the images are so nice. I use these all the time. The soft shading works well on these - I usually watercolor them. Honestly, that is easier! JMHO!
I'll post a few more tomorrow. Time for beddy-bye. I am off to dream of Montego Bay... 22 days to Jamaica... Ya, MON!
Update: I think it is a tie with the Copics and Prismas... But 1st place is SU's Many Marvelous Markers... Love the vibrancy, and versatility!