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Challenge No. 27 ~ Coloring Other Surfaces

May 1, 2010

Welcome!   Time for a new Copic challenge . . .  and quite a challenge it is!!    This week we’re featuring Copic coloring on OTHER surfaces ~ fabric, chipboard, vellum, plastic, etc. – Any blank canvas!    Don’t worry, we’ve got lots of great tutorials included below that will inspire you to give this technique a try!  

We are SUPER excited to announce that our sponsor for this challenge is the one and only Copic Markers, facilitated by the Copic Guru, Marianne Walker!!    Woo Hoo!



The awesome prize up for grabs this week to one lucky participant is a

12 piece Copic Marker set!!!

We are also thrilled to have one of the Regional Certification Copics Instructors and member of the “official” Copic Design Team ~ Sally Lynn MacDonald, joining us for this challenge!!    Her amazing creations are shown below, along with the awesome projects from the Copic Creations Design Team.

PLEASE NOTE:   You will have until May 14th, 12:00 p.m. CDT to post your artwork and be eligible for a chance to win this weeks prize; The winner will be announced along with our next challenge post on May 15th.



The winner of our last challenge ~ Coloring Black Hair, sponsored by The Greeting Farm, is . . .

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Congrats to Delphine of Delphines’s Place!

Thanks again to the awesome Jessica Diedrich and The Greeting Farm for sponsoring this challenge!    


Listed below, are some amazing tutorials to guide you in this challenge.  As always, please don’t hesitate to ask if you have  any questions.

Special thanks this week to …

Suzanne Dean, Scrap Bitz ~

Video Tutorial – Stamping and Coloring w/Copics on Fabric

Marianne Walker, I Like Markers ~

Coloring on Fabric

Vellum and Coloring Sunsets

Coloring on Plastic

Coloring on Wood

Diane Zechman, Paper Cookies ~

Baby Onesies / Copic on Fabric Tutorial

Sherrie Siemens, Card Creme

Fabric and Copics Video Tutorial



  [Please visit each DT Members’ blog for specific information on each Creation!]



Acetate-RV14,B05,YG06, YR16, G17, E33, 0






  ♥ JAMI BOVA ♥    


     ♥ JANE WETZEL ♥  







Clay-Pot Daffodils


  ♥ LILIAN TAN ♥   



Baby bib



Kitchen Towels 



Domino Bracelet



Domino Pendant  



We hope you will join us for this challenge and share YOUR creations with us. Please don’t forget to stop back on May 15th for our next challenge and the announcement of the winner for this challenge.


15 Comments leave one →
  1. May 2, 2010 12:19 am

    Awesome challenge 🙂

  2. May 2, 2010 8:59 am

    Thanks for this challenge and pushing me to try something new. Love your gorgeous work as always. Hugs, Zoe xxoo

  3. May 2, 2010 9:13 am

    LOVE this idea!! I did a mirror and it was VERY hard to photograph but I love how it turned out. Looked like stained glass!!

  4. May 2, 2010 9:29 am

    My bumpy toad on a planter toad was just the think for Copics! LOL

  5. May 3, 2010 9:35 pm

    Great challenge! I just started dabbling in coloring on other surfaces. I tried my hand at coloring on foil.

    Carol B

  6. May 4, 2010 1:57 am

    Suzanne inspired me to stamp on fabric and I am entering a challenge for the first time. Please let me know if I got it right, lol.


  7. May 4, 2010 2:36 am

    I had fun with this weeks challenge…it wasn’t as difficult as I thought it was going to be…great DT work.

    Stampin’ HUGZ

  8. May 6, 2010 1:02 am

    I was wondering why my challenge doesn’t appear ? I posted it two days ago. Please help if I did something wrong……..

  9. May 10, 2010 3:44 am

    I love this challenge!I had lots of fun from it!

  10. May 10, 2010 12:53 pm

    I love this challenge! I don’t often do ‘other’ things (than cards) only the special ones and I enjoyed this one!
    Thank you for a fab challenge!

  11. May 13, 2010 12:27 am

    Thank you for the opportunity! I am just a novice…maybe a little less than a novice, but am in love with these pens. I look forward to learning more about them.


  12. May 14, 2010 10:17 pm

    This was an awesome challenge.Thanks for giving us new ways to use our copics.I also tried the Copics on some onesies & I think they turned out cute.

  13. May 14, 2010 10:19 pm

    Not sure what happened to my first comment I left. Just wanted to say thanks for giving us new ideas & ways to use our Copics. I made some onesies today & I think they turned out cute.

  14. May 14, 2010 10:44 pm

    This is my 3rd attempt to leave a comment.Hope it works this timeThanks for challenging us with new ways to use copics, This was done on vellum. I used a new Sarah Kay stamp that I recently bought.

  15. Preardzet permalink
    May 22, 2010 10:08 am

    Just want to say what a great blog you got here!
    I’ve been around for quite a lot of time, but finally decided to show my appreciation of your work!

    Thumbs up, and keep it going!


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