20 Crazy Impressive Pumpkin Carvings by Edward Cabral

Botticelli’s Birth of Venus pumpkin carving by Edward Cabral

Each year at Halloween I feature an outstanding pumpkin carver or company. There are so many out there and so many carving techniques, it’s becoming harder and harder to choose only one. This year, I’m featuring the impressive carving skills of Edward Cabral. Read more

Starbucks Unveils The White Cup Contest Winning Design (and a look at some other submissions).

Starbucks White Cup Contest Winner

Meet the Starbucks White Cup Contest Winner, 20 year old Pittsburgh resident Brita Lynn Thompson. The design contest held by the coffee giant was to determine what will be printed on their limited edition plastic cups due out in the Fall. Starbucks had almost 4000 entries to choose from. Read more

Sherpa Sharpie Cases – A Stylish Skin For Your Markers.

Sherpa Sharpie Cases

The Sherpa Sharpie Cases – Now you can dress up your Sharpie and other disposable pens* with these marker cases from Sherpa. Read more

Eggs + Sharpies And The Egg-Bot Will Do The Decorating Work For You.

Now you can impress the Easter Bunny with stylish and artfully decorated eggs created by the Eggbot Robotic Decorating Kit, updated and available for purchase. Read more

Sharpie Appears On The Catwalk [Again] In The 2011 F/W Qasimi Homme Collection.

Sharpie markers have hit that catwalk again. Whereas Rodarte used Sharpies to decorate the arms and bodies of women in their S/S 2010 collection, this time it’s men donning the black markers to embellish the collection of menswear for 2011 Fall /Winter Qasimi Homme line. Read more

Some Of The Sharpest Sharpie Art Out There

Sharpest Sharpie Art

No, I’m not going to share with you a bunch of cute canvas Keds or even cool Converse high tops decorated with Sharpie markers. No tote bags, backpacks or notebook covers. We’ve seen hundreds of those already. Nope, instead I’m going to point out some less obvious ways various talented people have used Sharpie markers and pens that are both innovative and impressive. Read more

Sharpies Rock The Runway. Rodarte S/S 2010 Collection Includes Sharpie Body Art.

Sharpie® markers are fast becoming a truly recognized art medium. Along with the glut of unexpected artful uses as shown on my previous post, And You Thought Sharpies We’re For Writing Your Name In Your Underwear, the permanent laundry marker has made its way into the world of Couture with Rodarte Sharpie Tattoos. Read more

Maybe You Shouldn’t Discourage Your Children From Writing On The Walls. Charlotte Mann Doodles For Profit.

Charlotte Mann doodles for profitabove image courtesy of the Sunday Times Style section

Perhaps it time to stop reprimanding your kids for writing on the walls. That is, if you want them to have a career like Charlotte Mann. An artist/ illustrator/ doodlebug who works with black marker on walls, blinds, white emulsion paint, paper, backgrounds and more. Read more