Today I’ll be Copic coloring with the new Pantone color for 2019: Living Coral. And since there’s no ‘perfect’ match for it in the Copic collection, let’s talk about glazing to achieve the color desired!

Every year Pantone chooses a color – setting trends for the year across a variety of industries from the arts to household goods and paints to fashion! This year it’s Living Coral.

Pantone color of the year: Living Coral

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There’s no exact color – so let’s build our own!

When coloring a “single” color like Living Coral, build a set of colors around it – darker and lighter. And be prepared to adjust a little, like I did by adding a tidge of R22 to the R0 family to make it a little pink-er.

I’ve kept my cards really simple – just glued them onto card bases and rounded the bottom two corners.

Play with the position of stamps – sometimes having them slide off the card front entirely makes for a super playful card!

I stamped the heart and words above the little blue monster before stamping him – and just had to draw in little arms. The other monster needed just a triangle of paper to wrap his little bouquet!


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