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When it is time to go to bed at night, all kinds of thoughts begin to spin wildly and will not go away.  It is difficult to get to sleep, when the brain goes into overdrive. The mind wanders its own paths, and the body is full of energy, even though it should prepare itself to relax and calm down for sleep.  Does this sound familiar?

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After a hectic day your brain is on overdrove, your heart might beat irregularly, the blood pressure is high and you feel uneasy. If you get your body as well as your mind to unwind as soon as possible after your day at work, you will have the whole evening to do something more pleasurable. For example, you can have time for your hobbies, meet your friends, or do something else that you enjoy.  A good and an efficient way to calm yourself is to color.

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With Sharpie markers, (and other similar markers) you can get a very smooth surface.

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You can achieve an interesting combination with alcohol markers and gel pens when you first color the whole image with markers and then, on top of that, color the details with gel pens.

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Are you already familiar with rainbow gel pens? They are otherwise normal gel pens, but one pen contains several colors.

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In this example the background has been hatched with alcohol pens. This requires only three different colors. Colors blend nicely on paper and new shades will form. This technique was originated by accident, when I planned to color the background in turqu

An exciting background with lines | Värityskuvataiteilija Päivi Vesala

In this example the background has been hatched with alcohol pens. This requires only three different colors. Colors blend nicely on paper and new shades will form. This technique was originated by accident, when I planned to color the background in turqu

Using alcohol markers you can quickly and easily make your coloring look like a painting. Use neighboring tones and spread the colors in layers. There are only two different shades in the cherry blossom petals here - pink and lilac.

How to use alcohol markers to make your coloring look like a painting | Värityskuvataiteilija Päivi Vesala

Using alcohol markers you can quickly and easily make your coloring look like a painting. Use neighboring tones and spread the colors in layers. There are only two different shades in the cherry blossom petals here - pink and lilac. Here is how it is done

When an alcohol marker has dried out, it is by no means to be thrown into the trash! There is usually still ink in it, only the solvent has dried. You can make a dried out alcohol marker fully usable with this simple little trick. Alcohol Markers, Copic Markers, Coloring Tips, Diy Art, Good To Know, Art Supplies, Pens, Simple, How To Make

How do you revive alcohol markers? | Värityskuvataiteilija Päivi Vesala

When an alcohol marker has dried out, it is by no means to be thrown into the trash! There is usually still ink in it, only the solvent has dried. You can make a dried out alcohol marker fully usable with this simple little trick. 1. Pour some rubbing alc

Coloring a large area with alcohol marker might get very boring and irritating. Here is a technique to make it fun! I did a background full of green circles, using just one color.

Vivid background with circle technique | Värityskuvataiteilija Päivi Vesala

Coloring a large area with alcohol marker might get very boring and irritating. Here is a technique to make it fun! I did a background full of green circles, using just one color. Let the circles dry before drawing the next one. Thus, where the circles

The secret of a soft, vintage-style coloring is baby oil! Vintage Style, Vintage Fashion, Coloring Tips, Baby Oil, Surface, Palette, How To Make, Blog, Inspiration

Soft and smooth surface with Baby Oil | Värityskuvataiteilija Päivi Vesala

Baby oil - pehmeä ja tasainen väripinta Pehmeän ja hieman vintage-tyylisen pinnan salaisuus on baby oil! Väritä alue puuvärillä, jäljen ei tarvitse olla edes kovin tasaista. Kasta vanupuikko baby oiliin ja levitä väri. Maatuskakuva