What does the Copic Colorless Blender do?
No. 0 (so-called Colorless Blender) is a clear, alcohol-based solvent which can be used for a variety of purposes such as fading/blending colors, pre-soaking paper, or adding highlights into areas that are already colored. Also No. 0 is great for fixing the coloring mistakes and it pushes the quality of your artwork.
How do you blend with copics?
The key to using Copic markers is knowing that any lighter shade will move the pigment of a darker shade around. Therefore, when blending two Copic colors together, always use the lighter of the two shades to blend (Photo 2).
What is a colorless blender pen?
A colorless (clear) blender is the same as a regular marker except instead of a colored ink it only has the alcohol blending fluid in it. Priming is when you completely color an area in first with your clear blender and then you color over it with the colors you want to blend, overlapping where they meet.
Can you mix colors with Copic markers?
A natural blending group consists of Copic markers that have the same letter, same first number, and a few digits difference in the last number (Photo 1). The key to using Copic markers is knowing that any lighter shade will move the pigment of a darker shade around.
How do you clean a colorless blender?
Clean the blender marker tip frequently to avoid darker ink settling into the nib. To clean your marker, just run it on some scrap paper. Also, always work in small areas. You want to work while the ink is wet in order to blend the color with greater ease.
Does the Copic colorless blender blend ink?
The Copic Colorless Blender doesn’t blend ink so much as it just moves it around. If you are really looking to blend your colors, unless they are very light colors, you are better off looking at blending using the actual inks involved in your illustration.
What kind of ink do you use in Copic markers?
Package includes 1 Colorless Blender for Sketch Markers, the most popular of the Copic Markers. They are excellent for all forms of illustration, design, scrapbooks, fine art and more. They have an alcohol based ink that is permanent, non-toxic, low odor, and acid-free.
Can you blend Copic pen to white?
The Copic Colorless Blender is the ideal pen when looking to blend to white (or whatever paper you have chosen to use your Copics on ). Blending directly to white from a dark hue is difficult to accomplish, unless you are looking for a stark lighting technique. You would most likely pass through lighter and lighter hues before you got to white.
Do alcohol markers work with the colorless blender pen?
I have been using a different brand of alcohol markers and the colorless blender works fine with them, I am getting ready to buy another brand of markers that are very much like the Copic markers but well, at about ¼ of the price and they have their own colorless blender pen.