Saturday, September 11, 2010

Is There Really a Contest?


I spent this morning playing with my markers. I pulled out an old digital stamp that I had colored a while back using my Stampin Up markers. Wow... it seems like FOREVER ago that I was coloring with those markers when really it was just a matter of months. And then I got my Copic markers and suddenly my $120 set of Stampin Up markers went forgotten! I pictured, for a second, what my life would have been like in third grade if I discovered Copic markers back then. Considering the entire third grade class shared communal markers, I imagine I would have learned how to fight! hahahahahahaha!
Anyway, I got to work this morning coloring the same digi using my Copics and every stroke confirmed to me that my Copic markers were worth the continuing and ever growing investment. The gradient coloring options and the blendability of the Copic markers makes whatever project you are working on come to life in such a magical way! I'm going to be holding a Copic class on September 25 and I'm seriously considering taking this morning's little gem with me.
What do you guys think? Is there really any contest between the two (click on pic to see greater detail)?

5 comments:

Flamenco92627 said...

You know what, I think they're both gorgeous. I suck at using markers and chalks. However, the copic colored stamp definitely has wonderful shading and nuances that the Stampin up stamp doesn't. That said, I would still be delighted if I could replicate the Stampin Up one. You do great work.

FitterTwit said...

OMGosh! FLAMENCO! You are SO NICE! Thank you so much for the kind words... I'm blushing! :)

Chris said...

Huge differences BUT I really like both of them. I love the hair on the SU one because it reminds me so much of kids nowadays and their hair colors...but the hair on the Copic one is SOO natural.

FitterTwit said...

Thanx Chris... that really IS what I love about Copics! :)

Monique Leslie The Misfit Crafter said...

Oh my gosh I really need to get copics...i have only one...i am going to try and figure out how to get them on sale.