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24th Jun
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Quick Coloring with Spectrum Noir Aquablend Pencils

Here’s a really quick way to create a hand painted card that will make your friends think you spent ages creating a piece of art that just took a few minutes. You will need: AquaBlend Pencils, watercolor card, a paint pallet, a craft knife, a mop brush and a round brush, heat tool, stamp of your choice - Read full post [...]

20th Jun

Coloring Black & White Objects

Lots of people struggle with how to color black and white images with depth and shading. For this tutorial I will be sharing with you how I use my IG markers to accomplish this. The video shows how the penguin was colored but the concept applies to any object that has the same color scheme. - Read full post [...]

17th Jun

Shading Skin with Multiple Markers

There are so many ways to add depth and shading to skin coloring using tones that wouldn’t normally be considered when coloring skin. This tutorial will show how to create this look using several different alcohol markers. First, add some shadow to your image using some HB2. Then go over the entire image with some - Read full post [...]

15th Jun

Spectrum Noir Sparkle Marker Keychain

  • Posted by: on 15th Jun 2016 at 8:00am

Spectrum Noir Sparkle markers color beautifully on ink jet printable shrink film. This tutorial will show you how to make a sparkly keychain using shrink film and Spectrum Noir Sparkle markers. Using StazOn ink, stamp an image on the printable (textured) side of the ink jet printable shrink film. Color the image using Spectrum Noir - Read full post [...]

13th Jun
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Coloring Baby Skin With Spectrum Noir AquaBlend Pencils

In this video tutorial I will show a quick and simple way to color baby skin with the Spectrum Noir AquaBlend Pencils. To color the skin I used the Coral and Soft Red AquaBlend Pencils. For the rest of the image I used Charcoal Brown, Ruby, Fossil Grey, Aegean Blue and Deep Blue. I also - Read full post [...]

10th Jun
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New Challenge for June & Winners for May 2016

Ready for a brand new challenge? Our chosen theme this month is to use a die-cut… that’s right, you can create anything you want using your favorite Spectrum Noir products and play along with us for a chance to win $30/£0 in goodies! Please remember to use only Spectrum Noir products for coloring; you may - Read full post [...]

9th Jun

A Tribute to Sandie Gough

It is with the heaviest of hearts that the Spectrum Noir team shares the news of the passing of one of our talented design team members this morning. Sandie Gough passed away early yesterday, and we were all saddened to learn the news. We’ve seen an outpouring of love from the crafting community that knew - Read full post [...]

8th Jun

Coloring with Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pens

Some images need a bit of extra sparkle! It’s very easy to add it by coloring with Spectrum Noir or Spectrum Aqua markers and then adding a coat of clear Spectrum Noir Sparkle over it. I think it’s so much more fun to actually color with the many colors of Sparkle markers. Did you know - Read full post [...]

6th Jun

‘No-line’ Coloring Technique

‘No-line’ coloring is a fun technique for creating a softer image with your Spectrum Noir markers. This tutorial will share with you some tips and tricks for achieving this look. Here a stamp has been mounted onto a Rock-a-Block stamping mount and inked using Memento Ink in Tuxedo Black and London Fog.  This will enable - Read full post [...]

30th May

Spectrum Noir Sparkle Quilling Flower Background

This tutorial will show you how to create a gorgeous quilled flower, decorated with Spectrum Noir Sparkle pens. These are wonderful for adding that extra personalization and wow factor to any card or papercrafting project. Cut your chosen quilling flower using a die cutting machine. I have used the Rose quilling flower from Crafter’s Companion. - Read full post [...]