Jason Clark makes art using Sharpies and his face

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Art on Tuesday 8 January 2013

Jared Clark’s series of work, entitled Bleeder, is created using an interesting technique involving propping up Sharpie markers via his face and arms and ‘bleeding’ them onto paper. He even creates his art live in front of an audience. The results are visually challenging and playful.

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Windoodles by Garrett Miller

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Tuesday 4 December 2012

Based in Washington D.C., designer Garrett Miller celebrates the impermanence of graffiti by doodling on glass window panes with dry-erase markers. Unfortunately he has stopped updating this blog, but the archives go way deep. Fun stuff.

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Design students build marker printer

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in Tech on Tuesday 27 November 2012

Amsterdam-based design students Jaan Evart, Julian Hagen and Daniël Maarleveld build a printer that uses felt-tip markers instead of ink cartridges. Penjet is a modified inkjet printer that creates unique images where no two prints are exactly alike. So is there a pencil printer in the near future?

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Humorous felt-tip marker illustrations by Listen04

Robert Raimon Roy Reader Find

By Robert Raimon Roy in New Illustration on Tuesday 13 November 2012

The felt-tip marker illustrations of Listen04 are childlike and paired with darkly humorous, Twitter-friendly wordplay. Traditional media with built-in social media integration? Genius.

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TextaQueen’s felt tip movie poster portraits

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By Jessie Tucker in New Design on Tuesday 1 May 2012

TextaQueen (TQ) takes felt tip markers to a whole new level. They are used to create larger than life portraits full of detail and complexity. TQ’s series of movie posters titled We Don’t Need Another Hero, references a pop cultural format, using humour to comment seriously on the effects of colonialism on Indigenous and other people of colour.

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