Sunday, March 14, 2010

My Sponser This Week is iCopic



SPOTLIGHTING: iCOPIC
March 8, 2010 - March 14, 2010
About iCopic
icopic is an online retailer dedicated to providing high quality Copic products backed by superior service and affordable prices. Our huge selection of Copic products and Price Match Guarantee program make us the one stop shop for supplying all your Copic needs. With you in mind, we’ve designed a site that makes shopping a breeze and most orders qualify for Free Shipping! With a shared passion for stamping and art, icopic is proud to sponsor Sally’s Creative Corner, where two lucky winners will either win a
Set of 8 Copic Ciao – Manga Muted Colors + 1 multiliner Pen



or a
set of 12 Copic Glitter AtYou Spica color markers (Set B)



My Personal testimonial: Having been a customer of icopic for some time now I wouldn’t buy my markers any place other than iCopic. I have found them to be truly knowledgeable of the product they sell so don’t hesitate ever to ask them what you need to know. Their service and mail order is unquestionably some of the best ever. Copic Markers are my favorite medium to color with. I can see the two of us having a very long relationship. I have owned several copics for over a year now and they are just as good as they were the day I purchased them. I can’t say the same for other markers I have used. Please stop by icopic and have a look around. I am sure you will be inspired to do a little “shopping” while you’re there. BTW, if you become a Gold Member…your shipping is free and they have made it so easy to become a Gold Member. I should know.. I’m one! The two fabulous prizes up for this week are the Copic Ciao-Set 8 Manga Muted Colors Markers+1 Multiliner Pen. AND the Copic Glitter (at you spica setB). If you are like me and love glitz, these are a must have in your crafting arsenal. (I don't have this set and I am soooo jealous of some lucky winner out in blogland!


What do you have to do to receive one of these two FABULOUS gifts? Simply spread the word about my sponsor on your blog. Please Simple as that! No strings attached. The 2 lucky winners will be chosen by Random Generator and posted on Monda, March 15.


IMPORTANT
****A word to my Anonymous bloggers.
If you do not leave a name and
email/blog site you will NOT be included in the drawing.***


******NEWS AND A NEW BLOG******

iCopic now has a new blog that features "how to" videos using copics. On their blog they tell how to start purchasing them. Fabulous! Be sure to check it out.


I thought I would try my hand a coloring an image just using the colors from the Manga Muted Colors set, however I didn't have all the colors, so keep in mind that as you look at this. (I also cheated and used other colors on her face.)
I wanted to show, that in my playing with copics, I have learned you can do some shading even if you don't have 3 verying shades of the same color (light, med, dark). With her kimono I colored the entire thing in E51, then lightly added a line of y17 in what I felt were my darkest areas , Colored again with E51 to blend the two colors together. I colored the base of the leaves with YG67 and the tips with G21. I used R59 on the fan, putting two coats on the center part of the fan and one on the rest. I then used my E51 to lift some of the color off the top part of the fan. I don't own this set of Spica at you markers so I couldn't use any of them but I would have done some highlights with those as well.

53 comments:

Lorraine A said...

Oohh what a lovely candy ! Copics are fantastic and I would love to win some :-) I will post about this on my candy bar :-)

Luv
Lols x x x

pinky said...

They look great Sally, the colours are very crisp and clear. I have one set of copic ciao and love using them, didn't realise there were glittery ones! Will check this site out. Thanks for that.
Pinky

*Vicki* said...

So very pretty and elegant!! :)

SweetnCrafty Gal said...

Hiya Hun!
Love your card! the swirls are fab! and way to go on the colouring!think you are doing fab with the copics!!!
I soooo wanna try em!! lol thanks for the chance to win, have added ya to my candy jar! hugs carly xxx

stampinfrog said...

Sally your card is so beautiful! Love your coloring with the copics!I would love to win some copic since I don't have any!
Just sent you an email with an attachment!Let me know if it worked!
Hugs,Connie

Sunny said...

Oh I love your Geisha card. She's a beauty. Thanks for this chance at your candy. Keeping my fingers crossed:)

Delphine said...

What a great candy! I love Copics and Copic Glitter pens (I only have set A)! Thanks for the chance to win! You are in my sidebar! Delphine xx

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Pinkllilac said...

Hi Sally
All I can say about Copic is there fantastic and as you know I now have the Spica set and I would not be without them, I love them.I shall be off to watch the vidios too.
Beautiful card too and love that image and your colours are beautiful.
Hugs Linda

CHARITY CRAFTER said...

Hi there Sally x your blog is lovely x so much to see x I too love colouring, but am yet to get some copics, so to win would be fantastic, I have popped you on my sidebar: http://www.charitycrafter.blogspot.com
Take care
Leigh x

JanJay said...

Your colouring is fab Sally & wow great candy, I've put a link on my blog.

Thanks

Jan xx

sweetpz said...

wow!! thanks for the chance to win! i don't have any copics yet! crossing my fingers that i win! hehe... Great card, i love the colouring!

hugs
juli

Glennis said...

I have put your annoncement on my blog - I hope I am the lucky winner

Domna said...

Awesome candy!!!! I don't have any copics yet! I really want to be a lucky winner! Thanks for the chance to win!!!!!
Linked it on my sidebar!
Cross my fingers! Pick me! What I must say to win?!!! :)

Lynne in NI said...

Oooh fab candy Sally - I haven't got any spica pens so I'd love to win those! Though I love my copic markers too!
:o)

Elenka8791 said...

hello
I like your blog! I'm follower.
Colpic - perfect candy!!!! I dream about colpic) Hope to win
http://korogodina.blogspot.com/
confedenc@yahoo.com

Senju Ninja said...

Oh lovely spotlight. The card is amazing.

Fany said...

Hello!
What a fantastic candy! I did post the link on the side of my blog.
A+
Fany

http://laboiteasurprisedefany.blogspot.com/

Cathy said...

Very pretty Sally, love the coloring you did. I only have a few copics, so I would love to win, too. A great way to get started collecting the copics. I also did the Geisha Girl, I will post it this week and you can check her out. And with not many copics, she is colored with another medium.

Myzdamena's World said...

Ooh fantastic pens! Glitter and manga-tastic! I haven't got any 'posh' pens yet but they are on my wish list as they give a lot better quality colouring lol....

G xx

http://myzdamenasworld.blogspot.com/

ikrinka said...

hello!
Fantastic candy! I don't have any copics yet! Thanks for the chance to win. I'm follower.
I did post the link on my blog http://volshebnayashkatulochka.blogspot.com/2010/03/blog-post_4057.html

Heidi said...

I would love to win and share your candy news- it will be in my candybar on the right side.

heidi

www.heidishappystamping.blogspot.com

Jeanette said...

Beautiful coloring with your Copics. Ooh, I'd love to have either of these sets. Thanks for the chance to win.
You are posted in my sidebar.

Bubbles said...

Oh Sally these sound great, having never tried copics this would be a fabulous prize to win and give them a go. Thanks for this opportunity.
Joanne x

Sarpreet said...

love the sponsorshop you have done this week, thank you for the opportunity to win them.

Rosa-kreattiva said...

WOW!!! This is really some wonderful candy.. Thanks for a chance to win..
saluti dall'italia public tomorrow the post on http://blogcandymania.blogspot.com/
Hugs, rosa
i am new follower
goccedioceano2000(at)libero(dot)it

Divinity said...

wow!!! i've never tried icopic -- or copics for that matter! i've always thought i'd get into it one day...would love to win them! :)

i've blogged about your sponser and candy on my blog. :)

Terry said...

Hiya Sally, just love candy and this candy is just wonderfull....have some copics of my own, but I would say the more the merrier...wow I will spread the word around on my blog on the right side of my blog...THanks for this opportunity and I wish everyone a lot of luck.
Hugs Terry

jaci said...

Oo how awesome is that?!? I was just admiring some craftin' someone did using copics and I decided I wanna try some. Theen I saw a blog with a link to your site about icopics and felt like it was too good of a chance to pass up! Especially since I have JUST finished creating myself a blog!!!
here's a link 2 my site:
http://creatingmemories4you.blogspot.com

Vestochka said...

Oh! Great candy!
It has never tried to use copics. I'd like ....
Thanks for the chance to win!
Good luck to me and inspiration to you!!

http://anna-vestochka.blogspot.com/

Sandra said...

A really pretty card. I love to use copics, after I needed a bit of time to try them. Blending is pretty good with them and the colors are amazing.
Hugs, Sandra

Carmen said...

OMG, think I am liable to drown in my own drool. Which is bad as I can't swim! I own a grand total of 8 copics in shades of grey and skin and I adore them. Would love to add some colour in there.

Fabulous giveaway - thank you so much for the chance to enter. I will link up in my sidebar right now.

Sissi said...

Great candy!
I posted on my blog
http://blogcandychepassione.blogspot.com/2010/03/blog-candy-di-sallys-creative-corner.html

Hugs from Italy

fede said...

i would really love one of that sets!!
i blogged here http://confusacostante.splinder.com/post/22391157/blog+candy+di+sally

mayskaya said...
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mayskaya said...

Sally, great candy! Seems I forgot to say that Copics - the perfect candy for me :) Thank you for the chance to win!
Hugs from Moscow, Olya.
http://threemoon.blogspot.com/

The Paper Princess said...

Hi Sally,

What a wonderful candy offering this is! I would love to win a set of these as I have yet to try out Copics!

I have added your candy with the sponsor info to my sidebar at Create With Joy!

Hugs
Ramona :-)
http://create-with-joy.blogspot.com

Donna said...

Love your colouring, and really pretty card. Thanks for the chance to will this wonderful candy. - Would LOVE to try Copics, as I have Promarkers! Have spread in my Candy Bar!
Hugs, Donna x

ThePurplePlace said...

I am ALSO a huge FAN of iCopics and I also LOVE my coloring with my copic markers.

I have purchased markers from iCopics several times and I am a GOLD MEMBER at the store. The service is excellent and my markers always arrive in perfect condition and very quickly.

I already have the "store" blinkie on my blog and have referred several fellow crafters to the store.

Hop on over to my blog and you'll find the store Blinkie in my sidebar along with lots of cards I have created using my Copic Markers.

Happy Crafting and GOOD LUCK to everyone.


Lisa
ThePurplePlace

Katarina said...

Thank you for the chance to win. I've linked you and the shop on my candypost:

kamadesign

Anary said...

This is a generous give away! Thanks fro a chance of winning one of these lovely sets!
Anary.

ps: I will be putting you on my side bar!

Kathy K said...

Awesome giveaway....copics are the best!! I posted a link/pic of icopic on my blog.

Nikki said...

Wow these seem Fantastic :) thanks for the chance would love to win any of these didn't know about the sparkly set but would love to play with them
thanks for the chance
hugs Nikki
your linked in my sidebar

Stempelientje said...

Hi Sally,
Thanks for offering this lovely blogcandy and the chance to win this!
I've put a link on my blog: Stempelientje and keep my fingers crossed and hoping I might win the Spica markers!Enjoy your weekend!
Greetings from Stempelientje.

paperscissors said...

like so many commenters before me, i would be thrilled to win as i have never before had an opportunity to use this quality marker!

http://longlivescissorsandpaper.blogspot.com/2010/01/sweet-candy.html is the link from my blog to yours

Ardilla said...

WOW!!
Nice candy you have in here...

Thanks for the chance of winning.

I´m a new follower of yours and put the link to this blog in my site =)

gandi said...

I love your candy!!! Thanks for the chance to win! I put your candy to my sidebar.

Sheng said...

Oh how can i have forgotten about this. Thanks for this chance. As always, love your cards. They are amazing.

Kim. said...

Fantastic card I think you did a great job considering you didn't have all the colours. Great image and a wonderful candy prize for someone.
Kim xXx

Mary Lou said...

Oh Sally this is such a phenomenal gift!! I love copics and having a chance to win is dynamite!!!! Thanks for addy for icopic~~i have already checked it out:) Added news of your giveaway on my sidebar!!
Blessings of thanks

Cathy said...

Gorgeous card ... and I would LOVE to win some copics .. I am getting into these pens and this would be an amazing gift and addition to my collection.
Thanks for the chance to win.
Hugs
Cathy xx

Divinity said...

copics, wow!!! i've never gotten into these...although i love the colouring and images that other crafters make using them! they sound like fun! :)
i've added a blog about your sponsor...and added a link back to your blog. also became a follower. thanks for the chance! :)

Janette said...

Oh am I too late to enter....fab blog and candy glad I popped in to see all your lovely cards etc;xx