As an alcohol marker artist, I strongly advocate a mixed collection of markers. I have large collections of Copic, Blick Studio Brush Markers, Prismacolor markers, and now, Chameleon Color Top markers. In my alcohol marker tutorials on Youtube, I frequently demonstrate the benefits of a blended marker collection.
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As you can see in this blurry photo, the Chameleon is the largest alcohol marker in my collection, and possibly the longest alcohol marker on the market.
Chameleon Color Tone markers have the family name and number listed on the barrel, as well as on the two tops.
Color Number (GR2)
Color Name (Dark Sage)
A representation of the ink color is also used as the accent color on the barrel of the marker.
To the right: Alcohol blenders- Chartpak Ad Pro, Prismacolor, Copic
When the blending chamber and cap is removed, Chameleon is the smallest marker in my marker collection.
A demonstration of how the blending chamber should be held to the marker tip you wish infused. Chameleon Color Tones come with a colorless blending chamber for every marker, Chameleon Color tops are a repurposed blending chamber filled with alcohol ink.
Top: Chameleon blending chamber
Bottom: Chameleon Color Top
Demonstration of using a Chameleon Color Top to infuse the Chameleon Color Tone marker of your choice.
Alcohol Blender Testing
Demonstration of various alcohol blending markers with the Chameleon Color Tone. From top to bottom: Chartpak Ad Pro (xylene based), Prismacolor, Copic
Cross Compatibility Testing
Color top applied to a Copic Sketch Marker, and allowed to infuse, then blended out.
|Left to Right: Prismacolor, Copic Ciao, Neopiko, Copic Sketch, Stylefile, Chameleon Color Tone|
For the full demonstration, including multi marker cross compatibility testing and commentary, keep an eye on my Youtube Channel for the video demonstration.