Sharpie T-Shirt Design 101

Those who know me know I’m not afraid to wear ugly t-shirts. In particular I’m thinking of the gold-sparkles-on-blue Mr. Sparkle tee I made for a friend’s party. But I’m not apt to put the effort into making these shirts unless I have a compelling reason to wear them. So, when I heard there was an anime convention coming to town I decided that since everyone else was probably going to be in ridiculous cosplay, I might as well make an effort to wear something unique and interesting. Also cheap. That was important.
What I ended up with was a custom one-of-a-kind Sharpie-based t-shirt. Let me take you through the process:
It began with a t-shirt. 15$ at Old Navy for a plain orange tee:
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