Copic Boot Camp 2013 - Arizona

I have heard your cries!  Copic Boot Camp 2013 is on the calendar.  Join me November 8-10th for the time of your life.  Final details are in the works so save the date and keep a look out for more information to come!  Only a couple spots me now to get your spot reserved!  

Event: “2013 Copic Boot Camp" - Arizona

Date: Friday, November 8th  4pm – Sunday 10th, 10pm

Location:  Marriott Fairfield in Chandler, Arizona

The cost of this retreat, excluding hotel, transportation and 2 dinners, is $349.00.  If you book now you will get a special early bird discount of $299.00.  (Returning attendees will receive a special discount rate.  Please contact me for more info) 

Retreat includes:

·         18 plus hours of organized classes filled with the latest Copic techniques

·         Your very own 50 page workbook plus work sheets to color (completed by you) and placed into your very own technique book

·         Evening coloring crop times with teachers assistance as well as bonus projects to add to your book

·         2 lunches, 2 breakfasts, 1 dinner

·        Gifts and Prizes!  

These classes are perfect for the beginner as well as the experienced.  There is always information to be gained, plus the experience of a fun, full weekend of wonderful people with whom to share your coloring passion!  The retreat room will open at 2:00 pm on Nov. 8th, with the Meet and Greet starting at 4:00 pm. Dinner will be served at 6 pm, followed by Copic Introduction class, and evening crop open until 11pm. Saturday the 9th will be action-packed with technique classes, challenges, games, and breakfast and lunch included, (dinner will be on your own at the hotel bistro or other nearby places). The evening optional coloring crop will be open until 10pm with instructors present.  Sunday the 10th, after breakfast, we’ll have another full day of classes and techniques, prizes and fun. We will break for lunch (provided) and dinner (on your own).  After dinner we will have a class and then start the evening crop, and farewells until 10pm (with instructors).   The evening crops are optional, but available for whoever would like to color, relax and catch up on worksheets and get personal assistance.  Participation in all classes is optional, so you can head out, at any time, to enjoy some local attractions.  

What you will learn during these classes:

  •       Copic Basics - differences in papers and stamp pads (what works and doesn't).  We will test multiple papers and inks and see how they react with Copics.  
  •       Playing with Various Copic refills for backgrounds
  •       Over 5 blending and coloring techniques
  •      Light source and shading
  •     Hair, Eyes and Skin
  •      Monochromatic
  •      Fur and Feather
  •      Wood and Metal
  •      Sky and Water
  •      Snow and Transparent (e.g. glass)
  •      Blue Jeans, 
  •    Pleats and Folds
  •     Leaves and Grass
  •     Pottery
  •   Make it shine
  •   Water drops and dew drops
  •   No Line stamping
  •      Bonus Classes:  Water coloring with Copics, using Glossy Cardstock, and playing with Airbrushing, coloring on glitter and more.

**Copic Refill Stations will be available on site as well as possibly one of our sponsors, Talkabout Impressions with their rubber stamp line.  Many Sponsors including Stampendous! DoodledragonStudios, MakeItCrafty and more donate for this event and you just could win big prizes.

Your hotel room and travel expenses are separate as well as 2 dinners. We have a wonderful deal with the newly built Marriott Fairfield ($92.00 per night plus tax, single or double occupancy) and Courtyard of Marriott ($99.00 per night plus tax, single or double occupancy).  Marriott has a bistro, full bar, 24 hour Starbucks, Wii Fi, pool, exercise room and more for your convenience.   If you live locally, you are not required to stay at the hotel. If you want a roommate, please note it in the application that will be sent to you. We will help match up attendees. You must mention Copic Build-A-Book Retreat when you call to make your reservations or use the link provided in the application mailed to you to book online. If your spouse would like to join us for one or more meals, let us know as soon as possible, and we’ll find out the small additional cost for meals.

This FULL weekend retreat is available for up to 30 attendees and we’ll have a waiting list in case of cancellations. Spots fill quickly.  So reserve your spot by:

(1) Emailing me at to let me know you PLAN to attend. If you do not receive a response within 24 hours, then please email again to sometimes emails get lost! I’ll then send you an application form to complete. 
(2) Sending a $100 deposit.   I will provide a mailing address after you let me know you plan to attend. If you prefer, we also accept Paypal payments for the retreat payment.  The deposit will reserve your place at the retreat.

**The deadline for making your deposit is August 1, 2013 (for the discounted rate).  The complete balance will be due by October 20th, 2013.  Hotel Reservations will be booked separately, directly to the Marriott.

I can’t wait to see you in Sunny Arizona!

Jennifer Dove
Copic Certified Standard/Intermediate Designer
Author of Copic Techniques Build-A-Book


OMGSH Jen, I would so love to do this! I'm checking my calendar . . .

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