Sunday, March 10, 2019

NEW EVENT - January 2020

 Copic Boot Camp January 2020
Instructed by Jennifer Dove
Tempe, Arizona  

We are so excited!!!  Due to the high demand to get into the 2019 fall Copic Boot Camp events we have opened up a 3rd event and the dates are set!

 January 23rd - 26th in Phoenix, Arizona   

Registration is now open!!
Register Here

New Attendees $550.00 USD
Return Attendees $485.00 USD

Who May Attend

Anyone with a love for Copics! This event is designed for both beginners and advanced and everyone in-between.  

What to Expect

Four amazing, fun-filled days with very organized classes, learning techniques, meeting new and rekindling old friendships, games, prizes and so much more.

Day 1:  A full day of going through the basics of Copic markers as well as learning and practicing all the different blending methods.  Even if you find that you are experienced, this day is a great refresher and warmup for the 3 days to follow.  This allows all of us to be on the same page.  Here are some of the things we cover in the first day:

  • Learning the Copic color structure
  • How to choose the best color combinations
  • Choosing paper and ink for coloring
  • Differences between markers
  • Important products used with Copic coloring
  • Best ways to use the Blender marker and Colorless Blender Solution
  • Texturing using Copics 
  • Refilling markers
  • Many different Copic blending techniques:
  • Flick blending
  • Texture blending
  • Basic blending

Days 2-4 you will experience over 28 (classroom time about 10-12 hours per day) hours of fun, fast-paced, organized technique-filled classes covering the following:
  • Monochromatic
  • Light Source
  • Cast and Drop Shadows
  • Eyes
  • Hair
  • Skin/Faces
  • Creative Color Placement
  • Fur
  • Metal
  • Pottery
  • Snow
  • Transparent
  • Pleats and Folds
  • Clothing
  • Grass and Leaves
  • Sky/Clouds
  • Backgrounds
  • Airbrushing
  • No Line coloring
  • “Water Coloring” with Copics
  • Shine
  • Water Drops
  • Water
  • Ground Covers

What You Will Receive
  1. Your very own workbook, plus tons of work sheets to color
  2. Over 30 hours of organized lessons
  3. Evening times with teacher’s assistance, if needed, as well as bonus projects to add to your workbook
  4. 4 catered lunches (if staying at the hotel, you have option of free hot breakfast, afternoon drinks, and free evening *kickback (soup, salad and more))
  5. Raffles, Gifts and Prizes galore from sponsors! 
  6. On site shopping
  7. Marker refill station available for a small fee 
  8. Excellent lighting, visual and audio setup for ease of hearing and seeing in a large setting
  9. A lifetime of memories from this experience
All the classes are perfect for the beginner as well as the advanced.  There is always information to be gained, plus the experience of a fun, VERY full weekend of wonderful people with whom to share your coloring passion!  This is Copic BOOT CAMP, and you will get the whole experience of being in a boot camp!  

Space is limited, first come first serve. Spots fill up quickly so make sure you do not hesitate to reserve your seat for this special event.

Registration is currently open. 

Class Dates/Times:   

January 23rd - 26th
Thursday - Saturday 9am - 10pm
Sunday 9am - 6pm


Drury Inn and Suites –Tempe, Arizona
1780 W Ranch Rd.  Tempe, AZ 85284

New Attendees $550.00 USD
Return Attendees $485.00 USD

The cost of this event excludes hotel and travel expenses.  We provide all lunches and when staying at the hotel, all breakfast/dinners are included in the hotel cost.
  • Deposit of $150.00 required up-front to secure your seat.  Deposit is NON-REFUNDABLE due to the requirements and contract from the hotel.  
  • Deposit must be placed within 24 hours of registration.  
  • Remaining balance paid in 4 easy installments at the beginning of each month (reminder will be posted on the private facebook group).  Feel free to pay in full.
  • All balance due required prior to September 1st, 2019.
 If you have any questions you can email

The fine print...yes, everything usually has some.

I, Jennifer Dove, reserve the right to cancel this event if there is cause, giving full refund to all registered attendees.

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations made before July 31st will receive a refund of the amount paid, less the $150 non-refundable deposit.  No refunds after August 30th.  A full transfer may be considered.  Every case will be reviewed individually.

Hotel Information

We have a special rate with the Drury Inn and Suites of $105.00 per night plus tax and they have specials they offer to all attendees with our group for your stay at the hotel such as free drinks and food.  

A reservation with group rate link will be provided upon registration or refer to the Hotel Reservations link below.  Hotel reservations can be made online or by calling the hotel directly. 

You can find all the hotel information and reserve your room at the link below.

King and queen rooms are available for this rate.  

Hotel is located about 12 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Tempe Arizona.  (Travel to the hotel can easily be acquired through Airport Transportation, Uber, Lyft or Taxi.  Cost ranging from $15.00 - $30.00 depending on choice)


Copic Boot Camp attendees will be asked to join our private Facebook group where we can chat and get to know one another before the events.  We will also use this group to post important information pertaining to this special event. It is important that you join this group or have a fellow attendee share pertinent information.  A link will be provided through registration.

I am looking forward to spending a fun-filled 4 days during this special event with you!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at

See you in Sunny Arizona!

Jennifer Dove 

*Fine Art and Design Instructor for Imagination International - Past
*Copic Certified Standard/Intermediate Designer since 2010 - Current
*Stamp Designer for Whimsy Stamps
* Published Video Instructor Annie’s Attic
*Author of Copic Techniques Build-A-Book/Copic Boot Camp

A few of our special features from our past events

Fruit and Veggies Display - Catered by Dotting the i

Blessing us with a little bit of healthy during our events.

Masseuse - Magic Hands Rich
We can't forget to let you know that a masseuse will be onsite during part of the Boot camp to relax your hands and back "Magic Hands" Rich is a master of relaxation and returns every year to be a part of the event...a sign up sheet will be available in the private Facebook group closer to the event time.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Dates Have Been Set - 2019!


SOLD OUT - October 17th - 20th, 2019

SOLD OUT - November 7th - 10th, 2019 
Waitlist available for both events

All info can be found 


Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Registration is Open!!!

Click tabs above for all info for current events

Register now while there are seats available.  Come alone or bring your friends for a Copic experience you will never forget.

One of these seats could be yours!

Thursday, November 30, 2017

2018 Copic Boot Camp

Save the Dates!!!
One of these spots could be YOUR seat!!  

2018 Copic Boot Camp
November 1st - 4th
Phoenix Arizona

Registration will open in January!!

Monday, January 16, 2017

2017 Registration is Open!!

Join us in 2017 for one of these special events!!!

I am pleased to announce 2017 registration for Copic Boot Camp and additionally I will be hosting/teaching an Advanced Copic retreat.  You can find all the details and the registration in the links above.

2017 Advanced Copic Retreat will be in May this year.  It is specifically designed for all prior Copic Boot Camp attendees or if you have been Copic Certified through Imagination International.  At this full 3 day weekend we will color images with amazing techniques that we will go over in detail and then turn them into cards or framable art.  This is a fun filled time, Constantly coloring and learning, games, giveaways and new friends that share your passion of Copics.  You can find more details here  ADVANCED COPIC RETEAT .  Seats are limited so register soon!

2017 Copic Boot Camp - We have great things planned for the 4 day Copic Boot Camp in October.  You DO NOT want to miss out on all the amazing fun, new friends, massive amount of learning and coloring.  It's so amazing people come back every year to do it again.   This class sells out quickly so head over to the blog for all the details and get registered while there are still some seats.  COPIC BOOT CAMP

I look forward to having you at one of these special events this year!!!

Jennifer Dove and team

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

November 2016

November 2016 Arizona attendees

Teacher and her amazing assistants

Nic and Jenn after 4 ROCKING days of instruction, fun, games and prizes!

Monday, December 12, 2016

2017 Dates Have Been Set

Copic Boot Camp 2017

October 26th - 29th  Copic Boot Camp
May 19th - 21st  Advanced Copic Boot Camp

Save the dates...more info coming soon. Stay tuned for registration to open.

Copic Boot Camp 2017:  Join me in October by yourself, or bring a friend. We love new faces. Get on the list now for the first to be emailed as soon as registration opens. If you are returning you get a discount for this event. Join in on this 4 day amazing event...tons of practicing using your games and goodies! More info soon!
Advanced Boot camp 2017:  Come expand on things we learned in past Boot Camps by attending the Advanced Boot Camp. Only those that have attended a prior Boot Camp OR attended Copic Beginning and Intermediate certification classes can attend this special event. This will be 3 amazing days. More details coming! Comment here if you think you can attend and want to be on the first to contact list.
Hope to see you at one of these events in 2017
Jennifer Dove and Nic