Stippling Effect Using Dreamy Dragon Wee Stamp

By  Shelby Thomas  for  Whimsy Stamps

Color the adorable Whimsy Dreamy Dragon stamp using Copic markers and this special technique.

  • Whimsy Stamps Dreamy Dragon Stamp


  • X-Press IT White Blending Card


  • Whimsy Stamps Dreamy Dragon Stamp
  • Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad
  • COPIC Markers: Dim Green (G40), Pistachio (G43), Mistletoe (G46), Pine Tree (G29), Colorless Blender
  • 1. Stamp Dreamy Dragon onto White Blending Card using Tuxedo Black.
  • 2. Color full image with Dim Green (G40). Add lighter mid-tone for shadows with Pistachio (G43).

    Color Dragon
  • 3. Color shadow areas with Mistletoe (G46) using dotting technique; continue technique using Pistachio (G43) and move toward highlight area.

    Dot Mistletoe

    Dot Pistachio
  • 4. Dot with Pine Tree (G29).

    Dot Pine Tree
  • 5. Dot Mistletoe (G46), Pistachio (G43), and Dim Green (G40) toward highlights.

    Dot Mistletoe

    Dot Pistachio

    Dot Dim Green
  • 6. Blend Pine Tree and Mistletoe dots with Colorless Blender.
  • Tip
  • 1. The longer the tip is held to the paper, the larger the dot will be. Try to avoid a "pattern" of dots to increase realism. Add dots of different colors.