The Power of the Pen: 13 Things To Do with A Sharpie
We're not sure if this is overstating things, but we think it might be fair to call this The Year of the Sharpie! These permanent office markers have suddenly become the darlings of the DIY world - and beyond that, the colorful pens are gaining popularity with cutting-edge street artists, craftsmen, and creative hipsters all over the internet.
Check out this video, produced by Sharpie, which profiles artist Cheeming Boey who does truly amazing things with a Sharpie and a coffee cup...
And this one about artist, Emmy Star Brown, who uses Sharpies on salvaged glass windows - be sure to watch the whole piece so you can see the incredible art+light installation she makes at the end!
Our hats go off to Sharpie, a company that encourages the creative spirit in all of us. What a great premise - we're sold (and no, we aren't getting paid a penny to say so). For info on the different types of Sharpie pens, check out this link. You can even customize your own Sharpie pens with your favorite colors, lettering, and clip art.
Load up on your favorite shades, then grab some craft materials and get cookin'! To get you started, here are some of our favorite things to do with a Sharpie.