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Who says decorating has to be expensive? This room was completely covered in amazing illustrations, all drawn with a Sharpie Marker. It’s a cheap DIY project, but it’s going to take a lot of time and talent to complete.

When Charlie Kratzer started on the basement art project in his south Lexington home, he was surrounded by walls painted a classic cream. Ten dollars of Magic Marker and Sharpie later, the place was black and cream and drawn all over.

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Marc de Vinck

I’m currently working full time as the Dexter F. Baker Professor of Practice in Creativity in the Masters of Engineering in Technical Entrepreneurship Program at Lehigh University. I’m also an avid product designer, kit maker, author, father, tinkerer, and member of the MAKE Technical Advisory board.


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  1. ehrichweiss says:

    My wife just read about this guy and he lives right down the road from us. Too bad I don’t think I know him or else I’d ask to check it out personally.

    1. Marc de Vinck says:

      I would be very tempted to go knock on his door!

  2. Simon says:

    If you wanted to do something similar but lacked the necessary artistic bent perhaps you could use a projector of some kind to shine images on the walls then you just trace around them with the marker?