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CMC Copic Challenge Group (or other alcohol markers)


CMC Copic Challenge Group (or other alcohol markers)

a fun bi-monthly challenge group to test out your Copic, ProMarker, or other Alcohol Marker skills and win prizes!!  Pencil artists welcome too!

Location: GROUPS
Members: 511
Latest Activity: Mar 8

Bi-Monthly Challenges


This is a chance for you to test out all those NEW & IMPROVED Copic, ProMarker or other alcohol marker skills you have, share with others, challenge yourself and WIN some awesome prizes!! 


Everyone is WELCOME to join this group no matter your skill level!  You do not have to take a class here at CMC to join our challenge group!  It's all about having fun with your Markers!!

Each month I or a fun Sponsor Company will host a challenge and I will pick a challenge group member on occasion to host as well so we get a good mix of ideas! The only requirement is that you USE Alcohol Markers and/or Colored Pencils!!




NEW CHALLENGE #95 will run thru July 11th!


Your challenge this time is all about


We want to see you use your Copics, ProMarkers, other alcohol markers or Colored Pencils!!

Color any image it must FRIEND THEMED or made for a FRIEND!!



-Use any image you want BUT MAKE SURE YOU LINK BACK TO THE CMC CHALLENGE in your blog post!!


-Image MUST be colored with Copics, ProMarkers, other alcohol markers or Colored Pencils!

-NO more than 3 projects may be entered

UPLOAD YOUR ENTRIES to the Photo Gallery and TAG them with the word FRIEND14 so they can be seen easily!

**IF you post your project in your blog MAKE SURE TO LINK BACK TO THE CMC CHALLENGE **

Entries MUST be tagged and uploaded to the photo gallery by July 11th at 8:00 pm EST!



Our Fabulous Sponsor this challenge is





Check out the DT's FUN inspiration projects!

ENTER YOUR PROJECTS BELOW by July 11th by 8 pm EST! Thanks!



Thank you to everyone who has played along with us, supported us and had fun with us the past 4 years!

I love you all for your friendship, support of the site and of course seeing your beautiful work.

And thank you to all of our fabulous sponsors over the past 4 years with wonderful support and prizes for everyone!

And a BIG ROUND OF APPLAUSE for my CMC DT (past & present), they have been the best, most talented, non-drama, family like team I've ever known. So proud to have had them on my team and to call them friends!!

Thank you all & keep on happy crafting & coloring!





You won a $10 GC to Digi Stamps For Joy

please email Tina at Tina Gilliland at for prize details!





-Apply for a spot on the NEW CMC Challenge DT!  See CMC DT TAB above for details and information!  


Color Me Creative Challenge Group


-Check out my CMC On the Road Class Locations and Info at!

ALL Past Challenge Cards (slideshows by Pat St. Martin)


Discussion Forum

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Blog Addresses! 376 Replies

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Started by Lisa Keifer. Last reply by michelle galloway Jan 4, 2014.

Copic Coloring Questions? 74 Replies

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Air Compressors for Copic Markers 6 Replies

I have a chance to get a super deal on an air compressor to do Copic airbrushing with. It is between a Paashe D500 and an Iwata Smart Jet Studio air compressor. Does anyone have any experience using either of these machine with Copic Markers?Thanks…Continue

Started by Helen Johnson. Last reply by Carlotta Vachon Nov 22, 2012.

CMC Challenge DT INFO! 9 Replies

I'm going to launch a DT for our CMC Challenge Group in March 2011.  It is a rotating DT so more people will have the opportunity to join in.  It will consist of 6 DT members for each term.  …Continue

Started by Suzanne Dean. Last reply by Aletha J. Williams Sep 29, 2012.

How to mix colors in empty markers! 18 Replies

Do you use a refill color and the colorless blender mixed to make new colors?  I bought some empty markers when Suzanne told us where to go to get them on sale.  I want to make a blue that will be light but not have aqua look.  What colors do you…Continue

Started by Linda Palmer. Last reply by Linda Palmer Apr 16, 2012.

Stamp Company/Blog Organization 22 Replies

Hello Friends!I have a question. I am trying to become more active on a few different sites and blogs. My problem has been that I can't always recall who is hosting what. For example, there was a blog hop going on this week.. um... I can't tell you…Continue

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Comment Wall


You need to be a member of CMC Copic Challenge Group (or other alcohol markers) to add comments!

Comment by Melanie LaBelle on September 22, 2011 at 9:18am

Good morning everyone.

Oh Colleen, I hope you will join in, this was my first try with the Sepia and I loved it. I will have to try the black and white very soon.

Hope you will give this challenge a try, the DT gals and Renkata have given lots of  beautiful inspiration.

Enjoy your day.

Comment by Colleen Holmes on September 21, 2011 at 7:43pm
Hello everyone! I wanted to say the DT and GD cards are amazing!! I have never tried the sepia tones and want to learn how to do it! I am going to give this one a whirl after all the great inspirational cards!!
Comment by Hazel Parr on September 21, 2011 at 11:17am

Hey great minds, I've just been and bought the Mo Manning video game boy!!  Apparently he goes to the gym a bit n thats all.  Not your normal 18 year old heh?

The sentiment mite be nice off his Gran, never thought of that,


H xx

Comment by Patricia St Martin on September 21, 2011 at 11:08am
Just thought about Car racing, even if you find a nice sentiment that talks about a young man growning up, that would work. I'm sure I will think of more. I have 3 boys. Guy card come easy for me.
Comment by Patricia St Martin on September 21, 2011 at 11:03am
Does he like nature? Fishing? Games like the X Box, Mo has a great image of a young man playing games. Football?
Comment by Hazel Parr on September 21, 2011 at 10:59am

Girls I need your help.I have been asked to make 5 cards for a boys 18th birthday.  Thing is said boy is not into girls, sport, music.  You know the normal boy stuff.  One card is off Aunt, one off Gran, one off Sis, one off cousin and the last is off his 10 month old nephew.  I'm so stuck plus my mojo seems to be on holiday. Again!!

Thanks for anything you come up with,

H xx

Comment by Marie Gamber on September 21, 2011 at 10:53am

Gorgeous card Suzanne!!!!  Were they done with the mini maggie's?    Makes me want to be a permanent student..... on Class 4,  waiting to sign for class 5 but......   I just know there must me a 6 and 7!!!!!

Just finished  looking at the cards for this challenge.  Great job and adorable images!    Come on girls....   this is one of the easiest techniques....  you will LOVE it once you try it!!! It is one of my FAV!!!!

Comment by Suzanne Dean on September 20, 2011 at 4:43pm
Its gorgeous Carla--I'll delete the other entry no worries :)
Comment by Carla Suto on September 20, 2011 at 4:35pm

I loaded my card for the sepia challenge in inlinkz above.  For some reason, the link was wrong the first time, but I couldn't delete it, so I added it again with the correct link.  Sorry about that.  If anyone can delete the first entry, that would be great! 

Comment by Suzanne Dean on September 20, 2011 at 1:25pm
Briana--the book club is open to everyone and you should be able to just click the JOIN button at the top. I can send an invite to your email in a bit if it won't work for ya!

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