Can I refill any Copic marker with the same ink?
Yes, you can refill any Copic Marker with the same ink. However, we recommend using original Copic inks to maintain the quality of your markers.
Can I make my own custom Copic colors?
Yes, you can make your own custom Copic colors. Just mix the appropriate amount of each color together to create the shade you want.
Which of the two nibs do you remove to refill the Copic marker?
The nibs are interchangeable, so it doesn't matter which one you remove to refill the Copic marker. However, we recommend using the chisel nib for most applications.
What type of paper should I use with my Copic markers?
We recommend using heavyweight paper like bristol board or cardstock when working with Copic markers. This will help prevent your colors from bleeding through the paper.
How much ink is in a Copic refill?
A Copic refill cartridge contains 12ml of ink. Copic Various contains 25ml of ink.
Is there a specific way to hold the Copic marker when refilling?
There is no one "correct" way to hold the marker while refilling - just find what works best for you. Some people prefer to hold it between their thumb and forefinger, while others use a grip similar to how you would hold a pencil. Experiment to see what works best for you.
How do I know when my marker is full?
It's difficult to tell exactly when your marker is full, as the level of ink will vary depending on how much you have already used. However, if you continue to refill your marker and notice that it is not retaining color or starting to streak, then it is likely that you have reached the maximum capacity and should stop refilling.
Is Copic ink toxic?
The ink used in Copic markers is non-toxic, but it is still advisable to work in a well-ventilated area and avoid inhaling the fumes.