The Photograph Gallery
Again in 2011, we posted about artist Allister Lee, who was on a journey to gather and doc all of the black markers on the planet. Being barely obsessive about drawing myself, I’m additionally a bit obsessive about markers and pens so I can relate to Allister’s want to get an opportunity to make use of all of those markers. I’m positive lots of you on the market who love to attract or paint can even relate to the enjoyment that new pens and artwork provides can convey.
He has simply launched BlackIsBeautiful.ca, a weekly-up to date on-line useful resource that paperwork a rising assortment of over 750 black markers and black marking units. In the mean time, the rely is at one hundred and five. That includes a searchable database by model, a visible database of the markers, and even a piece that “connects the dots between individuals and their interplay with black markers.”
From classic glass-barrel Magic Markers, Wescosa Mini-Wides, metallic-jacket Sakuras, to the modern Tremendous Sharpie, this on-line useful resource exhibits a historic and worldwide spectrum of black marker design interesting to black marker customers worldwide.
Allister Lee’s drawing of black markers
The “Black is Lovely 500 Marker Poster” (above) is an illustrated compilation of 500 distinctive black markers produced in a limiteless version obtainable direct by way of BlackIsBeautiful.ca.
Learn our interview with Allister right here.