When his designer friends questioned the utility of ballpoint pens, artist Raymond Cicin took that as a challenge. He collected their discarded ballpoint pens and spent more than a year creating this enormous and highly-detailed octopus drawing.
I only use black ballpoint pen (biro). Each drawing can take between 50 - 100 hours of intense focus (I can't just rub this out!)
I made this illustrations with a blue and a red ballpoint-pen.
here is my artwork
all done with the humble bic biro.
I have been drawing with ball point for about 7 years now.
each drawing is either A2 or bigger and took me over 50 hours
I am Marco from a small country town in regional Victoria, Australia.
Drawing with a ballpoint has always been my favorite medium and long since I can remember that's all I've really used. All these drawings have been illustrated freehand, without drafting...
People are often surprised by the quality and realism possible from drawings created by simple ballpoint pens. A common misconception from people who hear about artwork done in ballpoint is that they expect cartoon style artwork in black and white. People...
Here's a collection of drawings of shoes, that I made with (mainly) ballpoint pen. There is a touch of colour pencil and marker pen in there too. Although the majority of these shoes belong to my friends and family, a couple...
In my obligatory military service, I had been making this visual diary in my pocket-size notebook by ballpoint-pen for 6 months. My purpose is to show people my military experience as an industrial designer.
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Biro ballpoint pen portraits drawn by Polish artist Toni Efer.
Samuel Silva, a 29-year-old Portugal-based attorney, describes his artwork merely as a hobby, and Bic ballpoint pens – as only one of the mediums in his creative work. It takes time to believe that his drawings are not actually photographs, and...