Monthly Archives: August 2009
Last month we held a giveaway for 10 P-Touch Label Makers - many thanks to those who participated, if you weren't fortunate enough to win this time around, better luck next time (and there is a next time, more on that below). All the winners have been contacted and your prizes will be sent out next week, and remember we'd love to see how you use your printer, whether it be for art/design/organisation, whatever you choose to do with it! In the meantime, here's a Google Map which shows the rough locations of the winners, the United States really cleaned up!
Whilst doodling is nothing out of the ordinary, perhaps doing so on a series of polystyrene cups and selling the results for hundreds of dollars is a little more remarkable. That's exactly what California-based Cheeming Boey, a 31 year old artist and animator has done which is now taking the Internet by storm. According to an interview over at the Sharpie blog, Boey came up with the idea when he was craving to sketch but lacked the necessary paper, so he simply started using a cup which was discarded on top of a rubbish bin. He quickly knew he was onto something, and before long he was filling his apartment with excruciatingly-detailed examples of art - waves, animals, noodles and more profound works such as this. All this with a simple Sharpie pen; nothing more than a permanent marker. His friends, as you can imagine were suitably impressed, but the