Some people believe that in order to make an incredible drawing or painting that will catch everyone's eye, you need to have special materials and all kinds of different painting tools. Well, the good news is that in practice, this is actually not true. And one artist is here to prove that!

Gabriel Vinicius is a 22-year-old artist from Sao Paulo, Brasil. He proves that for those who have the talent to make great works of art, the only thing that is needed is a simple black ballpoint pen!

This wonderful artist specializes in extremely realistic portraits which sometimes almost look like photographs. The secret is that he focuses and spends a lot of time on details perfecting each part of the portrait. Therefore, each of them looks like a masterpiece!

What's really interesting is that each of his portraits show different emotions expressed by his models: whether it be excitement, boredom, annoyance, happiness, or any other human emotion. Because of it, each portrait is unique and it would be hard to confuse one with another. Not to mention, the artist highlights the most beautiful traits of each person so all of his portraits are captivating and mesmerizing!

We are sure that you will love this talented artist and will be surprised with what you can do with a simple black ballpoint pen!

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Nya Crea Singer 3 months ago

WoW so talented!!! You can feel the emotion of the portrait, amazing

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Meow 3 months ago

I like this one

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Person2638 3 months ago

The hair is stunning! I can barely draw hair with a pencil and he drew it with a pen!

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Dianna DeLaNuez 3 months ago

Love these

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Lisa LaRae 3 months ago

Skeptic, or sad?? Great portrayal

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Sofia Thornley 3 months ago

She's really pretty, and he really let that shine through in his super realistic portrayal!

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Laura Habermehl 3 months ago

Gorgeous hair! It's hard to draw!

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Magic567 3 months ago

anyone try do this immediately after seeing it?

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miaow 3 months ago

The hair!! Very detailed

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ゾーイドレーガー 3 months ago

is it just me..or does that look like Billie Eilish?

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Lisa LaRae 3 months ago

The pushed up cheeks, and curve of the mouth because of the pressure from the hands is amazing!

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Lisa LaRae 3 months ago

FAVORITE

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Teresa Taylor 3 months ago

Those curls!!

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David Andreas 3 months ago

hayden panettiere?

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Lisa LaRae 3 months ago

So beautiful!

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Rue Granger 3 months ago

Very Zoella-esque!

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Bluebell Rizzi 3 months ago

My favourite <3

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seawing*nightwing 3 months ago

Is this Amelie? Like from the French movie Amelie?

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Cris Şerbu 3 months ago

Cara Delevingne?

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Pat 3 months ago

Arrrgghh!

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Pat 3 months ago

Gorgeous.

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Lisa LaRae 3 months ago

LOL!

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miaow 3 months ago

each of these totally look like real people, it's amazing only done by memory

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Lisa LaRae 3 months ago

Oh, how I love this one!

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seawing*nightwing 3 months ago

I'm surprised that the tattoo isnt in more detail

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Lisa LaRae 3 months ago

Stunning

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D-m Keilman 3 months ago

Where?

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Lisa LaRae 3 months ago

Do you illustrate for books? You're amazing!

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ゾーイドレーガー 3 months ago

that also looks likes Billie Eillish!

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Margaret Odell 3 months ago

Amazing work