My Copic Color Swatch Book

One of the things I learnt from my Copic Certification Program is to write down any colors you use (especially the ones that you like) because you will not remember when it comes to recreating it for the next card. My Copic instructor, Debbie Olson, even brought her Copic Color Book for a show-and-tell and it is a truly astounding resource.

So, based on Debbie’s advice, I created my own Copic Color book. Mine’s obviously not as filled out as hers but I plan to fill it out as I discover colors I like.

I created 13 sections – 10 sections for each Copic color family; and the last 3 sections are for hair, skin and fur colors (imagine blond, brunette, black, red hair variations; Caucasian, Asian, African-American, Native American skin tone and all the different bear/dog fur colors – you will have enough favorites for them to have their own section.)

FYI – there are companies out there who have already coordinated nicely blended colors in each colors family – Papertrey Ink, Just Rite Stamps, Flourishes, to name a few on my radar screen. Try out those colors as a starting point for your book.



  1. Shirley says:

    Steph, What a really cool guide for Copic users! Not only that, I enjoyed just looking through the pages for the differences in the images too! With all of the colors they have this is priceless. Do you know you could sell these as guides?

  2. What a great idea, Stephanie! I love your book. I have a sketch book that I’m going to do this with. I also love how you decorated it. Nicely done!
    Huggies ~

  3. This is wonderful. I have something like this. Just a little different. I keep my book with my copic chart. Great job!!!


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