Designer, illustrator, and art director Timothy Goodman currently runs his own studio, working for Airbnb, Google, J.Crew, MoMA, The New Yorker, and The New York Times and other clients, for whom he has created many artworks using Sharpies. Previously, Timothy worked in-house atApple Inc., where he helped integrate Apple's visual language, both domestically and internationally, across third-party environments, retail stores, events, and campaign launches. Prior to that, he was a senior designer with the experiential design firmCollins, where he worked for clients such as CNN and Microsoft. He has received awards from most major design and illustration publications, including the Art Directors Club Young Guns, Communication Arts, Graphic Design USA magazines People to Watch, and Print magazines New Visual Artist. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Timothy began his career as a book jacket designer at Simon & Schuster, and graduated from the School of Visual Artsin New York, where he now teaches. In 2013, Timothy and designer Jessica Walsh created a personal project and website called 40 Days of Dating (fortydaysofdating.com).
"Slim and unique, this "catalog of inspiration" enthusiastically
celebrates the mighty marker." - Publishers Weekly
"This lively manual pays tribute to the ubiquitous, universal, and highly user-friendly Sharpie marker. Many readers will be surprised to learn that there are dozens of types of Sharpie available today, which Goodman (design, Sch. of Visual Arts; coauthor, 40 Days of Dating) delineates in the introduction. A clever history of the marker, rendered in Sharpie, introduces the guide included in the introduction. The heart of the guide is the many short creativity exercises that are meant to inspire readers to try new things and surprise themselves. Various artists share their own Sharpie experiments, with lots of tips and intriguing ideas thrown in along the way. These permanent markers can be used on almost anything, giving the reader the sense of open-ended possibility and immediacy. VERDICT This title holds wide appeal for young, mature, beginner, and seasoned artists alike." - Library Journal