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This Dad’s Sandwich-Bag Art Is Unbelievably Awesome

In May 2008, graphic designer David Laferriere drew a chicken on his son's sandwich bag. This simple hen hatched a five-year labor of love, producing more than 1,000 unique Sharpie illustrations. Here are some of our favorites.

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The feline face

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The kayaker

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The narwhal

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The ogre

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The labyrinth

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The shoelace

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The hen’s holiday

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The rebus (can you figure it out?)

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The intruder

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The nerdwich

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The tease

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The reindeer

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The reminder

View the complete collection of more than 1,000 Sharpie illustrations on David Laferriere’s flickr page.

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