Colleen Schaan is a regional Copic certification instructor and team member of the Fine Art Education program for the southeast coast. She is the author of numerous Copic technique articles for CardMaker magazine. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Marianne Walker is the product director for Imagination International, Inc., where she develops product publications and certification manuals. She is the author of A Beginners Guide to Lighting and Shadows & Shading. She lives in Springfield, Oregon. They are the coauthors of Copic Coloring Guide and Copic Coloring Guide Level 2: Nature.
For artists looking to improve and broaden their knowledge and skills coloring with Copic markers, this third volume in the Copic Coloring Guide series is a must-have reference manual for coloring every aspect of people and faces for stamped images. Detailed step-by-step tutorials demonstrate advanced techniques for coloring faces, hair, and clothing to give unique personality to each drawing. Expert tips for coloring eyes and lips and adding shading around facial features are explained in an easy-to-understand manner, while the theory behind creating lifelike skin tones and the secrets to creating youthful or aged faces are also revealed. Artists will discover how to pick the perfect hair color and create highlights, waves, and curls; techniques for creating texture in clothing from stripes and plaids to pleats and folds, and even the look of washed denim, are also provided. A CD-ROM containing all of the tutorial images is included.