How to Refill Ink & Replace Nibs
How to Refill Marker
Various Ink refills are part of what make the Copic system special. All 358 marker colors have a matching bottle of ink.Drip Method
Uncap both ends of the marker (Sketch, Classic and Ciao).
Hold the marker at an angle and drip ink onto the broad nib, one drop at a time, checking fullness every few drops.
* Dab any excess ink with tissue and clean any spills with rubbing alcohol.
How to Replace Marker Nibs
If a nib of your marker get damaged, dirty, or broken you can easily replace it.
Using the tweezer tool, pull the nib out of the marker slowly to avoid splash of ink; for brush nibs, be sure to grip the nib firmly at the base.
Carefully insert the new nib.
- Be careful not to spill the ink when you pull the nib out of the marker.
- If the amount of ink is decreased in inner cotton, the penetration of ink into the new nib will be slower than usual. Refill with the ink in that case.
- After replacing the nib, it may take a little time until the color becomes stable.