Sometimes a Copic nib is just too fat and clunky for teeny tiny stamps. Especially with no-line coloring. There’s nothing wrong with going to a tool we all have in our stash: a regular old graphite pencil!

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Simple colorways…..even shading the colors with grays!

The sharp pencil really does serve to add back in much of the detail that was lost early in the coloring!

I still love that when we put effort in our coloring, cards can stay nice and simple – I save a fortune on embellishments!