Shading with Gray Markers


Learn how to shade tangle patterns using my beloved gray markers!

I always had a craving for learning how to shade with markers, I was fascinated by artists who could manipulate them so easily. FINALLY, I discovered how to do it, and I'm sharing the process with you in this ebook.

SPEED! That is the advantage of shading with gray markers. 

33 Pages full of information and incredible tips on how to use gray markers to create super lightning speed shading on your Zentangle® and ZIA

Level: Beginner/Intermediate!!

This ebook has 5 examples, and 2 case studies.

In case you are wondering...

These are the materials you will need to complete the exercises in this book:

  • Paper or artist tile (Bristol Vellum or cardstock recommended)

  • Copic Gray Markers, at least 3 markers (C1, C3, C5 or N0, N2, N4)

  • Gray fine-liner pen (0.1mm to 0.2mm) or pencil

  • White pencil (I recommend Prismacolor)

  • White gel pen

For a complete list of my favorite supplies and brands, visit my Shading Supplies page here.

I recommend good black and white shading skills before tackling this book! Learn more about B/W shading here.

This is what people said about this ebook:

Eni thank you for another wonderful book!

I downloaded mine yesterday and can hardly wait for the weekend! THANK YOU ENI!!

Thank you so much. The book is just what I needed.

FYI Eni Oken.these Copic markers are the best thing since sliced bread!!!! I love them!!! smile emoticon

Ah! Just got the grey marker shading book and the beginner one as well. I've only just downloaded them, but I can already tell, they're gonna rock my world! Great Job Eni!!

Magnificent as always! I am really happy about this one. 

Eni Oken's book on shading with gray markers is great.

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This ebook is not a video. You must be familiar with some basic drawing skills such as ink line drawing.

Copyright 2015 Eni Oken

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