What an amazing drawing! BIC ballpoint pen drawing with reference to photo by the talented photographer James Houston, for the Drawn entirely freehand without the use of grids or initial pencil sketch in approximately 20 hrs.
Working atop faded street maps, vintage National Geographic magazine covers, and decades-old stationery, London-based artist Mark Powell draws the wrinkled contours of his subject's faces with a standard black Bic ballpoint pen,
Drawing-nail t's actually a ball point pen drawing by Portuguese artist Samuel Silva, based on Kristina Taraina's photograph "Redhead Girl." Silva used seven different colored pens and spent nearly 30 hours to recreate the photo.