Warm Metallics: Gold Ink Variations

The variety of warm metallic colors includes many shades of gold, along with other metals such as copper and bronze- but even with the same color name, they definitely do not all look the same!

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Have a look at the Metallic Marker section at Marker Supply!

Use these ink swatches as a reference for how each marker appears on light vs. dark surfaces, which ones shine when turned to the light, and find the warm metallic markers that will work the best for you!

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Water-based Papercraft Markers

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The Zig Wink of Stella Glitter Markers leave a nice amount of glitter along with their color!…

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Featured Artist: LA Sign Design

We are very excited about Marker Supply’s newest featured artist – Lacey at LA Sign Design!

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“My main passion is to keep the art of handwriting and cursive alive in the most creative ways possible.
I love technology but nothing beats handmade, in my opinion.
” –Lacey @ LA Sign Design

Lacey is the owner/artist behind her business, LA Sign Design, that creates a number of incredible chalk marker art projects- from store advertisements, to event posters, to menus, to our highlight of this blog: PARTY BOARDS!!

Handmade boards done with chalk markers are becoming more & more popular at birthdays, weddings, and other special events as a fun and unique way to decorate and display information to the guests!…

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Flower Contest Wrap-Up

The month of May has come to a close and so has our “April Showers Bring May Flowers” contest.

Thanks to everyone who submitted their flowery artwork!! We have some awesome artists out there!!

Congratulations to Marcella in Louisiana, who was our randomly chosen Grand Marker Prize Winner! We hope ALL of you will enjoy getting your free marker gifts.

Stay tuned for our next Marker Supply contest!

SOME MORE OF OUR FLOWERY MARKER PROJECTS FROM LAST MONTH:

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Pebeo Vitrea Markers- specially designed to paint on glass!

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Grab an old canvas painting/photo and use it like a coloring book! Make your new “paint-over” image stand out with metallic or fluorescent colors!

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Cute Summer Project for Girls Room

Summer is a time for crafting! With no school and time to do some creating, school teacher Jennifer took decided to redecorate her daughter’s bed room.  We’re very excited she shared her wall art project with us.

Inspired by Pottery Barn artwork, Jennifer found a less expensive way to create the looks seen in this season’s catalog using different mediums and markers.

She started by purchasing a variety of scrapbook papers to match the bedding in her daughter’s room. She then used stencils, templates, and our Greeting Farm Forest Friends Stamp Set to create little scenes on each page.  To make the stamps pop, she used the Art & Graphic markers on white card stock. …

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Talented Chalkboard Artist Designs Eye-Catching Ads with Zig Markers

Trader Joe’s chalkboard artist Mei-Ling knows what it takes to attract customers’ attention for in-store advertising. Mei-Ling handcrafts each board’s eye catching design using ZIG Posterman and Woodcraft markers. The array of colors available provides the perfect palette from which to choose when crafting such elaborate and attractive boards. Complementary colors allow for shading and creative lettering to ensure the wording on each advertisement stands out effectively. When coupled with witty and beautifully crafted graphics, these boards become true works of art. We appreciate Mei-Ling sharing her talents with us!

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Zig Posterman Metallics Find a Creative Use

The Zig Posterman Metallic Markers that we carry have been put to good use by Big Tattoo Wines. This company was founded by Alex and Erik Bartholomaus in 2002 as a way to honor their mother, Liliana S. Bartholomaus, who lost her battle to cancer two years earlier. Their business donates fifty cents of every sale to charitable organizations that benefit the communities where the wine is sold.

As you can see below, Big Tattoo Wines is using the Zig Posterman Metallics to sign and decorate their bottles. The marker shows up well on the bottle and adds a personal touch.…

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