0 Copic Tutorial - Sweet Butterfly

Another Copic coloring tutorial to play with on your Tiffany Doodle stamps.  This particular butterfly is from Tiffany's "Sweet Butterfly" set.

I used the following products to make my card:

Cardstock - Kraft, X-Press It Blending Card and Coredinations
Patterned paper - My Minds's Eye
Jewels - Hero Arts
Flower - hand made with ribbon, Copics and Gluber
Copics - B00, B02, B63, B66 and 100

To build the card I cut the Kraft cardstock to 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", scored and folded the card.  I adhered my first patterned paper that is trimmed 5 1/2" x 4 1/4" then added a strip of dark cardstock that had been punched with a border punch. The next layer is one more patterned paper trimmed to 3 1/2" x 5 1/2".  Lastly I added my flower and gems to the lower left corner.  The card is ready for a butterfly so here are the coloring steps:

Step #1 - Color the top portions of the sections in one wing with your B00.

Step #2 - Add B02 from the bottom of each section upward overlapping the B00.

Step #3 - Use your B63 for the next layer of color.

Step #4 - One last blue layer at the very bottom of each section with your B66.

Step #5 - Blend all your layers together and color in the small dots on that wing, a few in each shade of blue.

Step #6 - Use your B63 to add a highlight color to the body of the butterfly.

Step #7 - Use B66 to add some shading to the body.

Step #8 - Use you 100 (black) to add the darkest layer on the body.

Step #9 - Blend the body layers back together.

Step #10 - Add 100 (black) to all the trim on the wing.

Step #11 - Finish the second wing in the same way you did the first, fussy cut your butterfly and add him to your card.

I hope you find this tutorial useful.  I would love to know if you have specific images or techniques you would like to see!

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