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Awesome Art Project Ideas Using One Chameleon Marker

By Chameleon Art Products
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It’s time for you to create the artwork of your dreams!

No matter what your skill set or experience is, we have amazing projects that can be colored using, wait for it … ONE marker pen.

Keep reading to find out how this is possible and find inspiration for your next project.

But, before we get onto the exciting projects and tutorials, let’s recap on how you can create color blends using one Chameleon Pen.


Projects Included:

- Project 1: Handmade Bookmark 
- Project 2:  Spring Maiden Portrait Illustration
- Project 3: Handmade Card
- Project 4:  Colored Hair Illustration 
- Project 5: Color Gradations & Blends

Project 1: Handmade Bookmark 

Let’s kick things off with an art project so cute you’ll be squealing all the way to your craft table. 

DIY handmade bookmark design

Piggy Bookmark by Monica Maldarella

Monica said: "Bookmarks are the perfect match for presents like books, copybooks and planners. I create them every time for my kids. I love the amazing dimensional result I can achieve with just one Chameleon Pen!"

What you need to create Monica’s 3 little pigs bookmarks:

- Chameleon Pen Bisque NU1

- My Favorite Things Pig Stamp and Die Cut

- Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad

- Clear Embossing Powder

- Neenah Solar White Card & Black Card

- Lawn Fawn Polka 6x6 Petite Paper Pack

- Corner Rounder Punch

- White Gel Pen

Download iNSTRUCTIONS here

Project 2: Spring Maiden Portrait Illustration

For our second one Chameleon Pen masterpiece, take a look at this beautiful Spring Meadow illustration.

Female portrait colored with a Chameleon Pen

Spring Meadow Girl by Angela

We know, it’s incredible to see what’s possible with only one marker pen. But, when that marker pen also lets you change the color tone of your ink, well the possibilities really are endless.

What you need to create Angela’s stunning spring maiden:

- Chameleon Pen Spring Meadow YG3 

- Black Pen for Line Art (Suggestion: Chameleon Detail Pen)

- White Gel Pen


Alternatively, you can grab one of our amazing coloring pages to print out - we LOVE these designs by Angela.

Chameleon portrait line art coloring page

Chameleon portrait coloring page line art

Project 3: Handmade Card

Speaking of incredible projects, here’s a greetings card you simply must send.


Handmade card design

Incredible card by Olesya Andreyeva

What you will need to create this incredible card:

- Chameleon Pen Aqua Marine BG4

- Wonderful Words Dies by Concord and 9th

- Stitched Square Dies

- Love n’ Breakfast Stamp Set by Lawn Fawn

- Cardstock White and Black

- Black Sequins

- Platinum Thread

- Nuvo Glitter Drops

- Distress Oxide Ink Black Soot

- White Embossing Powder by Ranger


Want to recreate Olesya’s project?? Then you’re in luck - you can find her step-by-step project instructions here!


Project 4: Colored Hair Illustration 

Because you’re worth it…

What better way to live out your #HairGoals than by creating any style and color you want?

Demonstrating how you can master realistic hair shading is the amazing illustrator Warren Louw.

How to shade hair video tutorial by Warren Louw

What you need to create a sleek new hairdo:

- Chameleon Pen Bark BR5

- Warren’s line art which you can download here

Chameleon portrait coloring page

Project 5: Color Gradations & Blends

Let’s take a closer look at how you can create some cool color gradations and blends.

 Just look at what you can do with one Chameleon Pen!

Video by Sine

Now here’s something we know you’ll love – amazing multi-colored one pen blends.


Find out how many colors you can blend by grabbing your Chameleon Pens and Color Tops today!

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