mark powell

Collection by Kellie Russell

Kellie Russell
Mark Powell - doodling on envelopes. Stunning.                                                                                                                                                     More

{ Beyond the Letter }

The work of London based artist Mark Powell has me captivated. With vintage envelopes as his canvas and biro (ballpoint) pen as his medium ...

Mark Powell: Although this study doesn't follow what I intend for this exam, I really like the way the artist has included stamps but most importantly the detail in the face and how it shows the lines in the face. Beautiful tonal piece.

Glossom becomes Arthewall the brand new art print shop

Arthewall will be the right place to buy art prints at competitive price. Themed collections and single artworks to dress your business and private wall galleries.

Mark Powell ... Bic Biro on 1920's Egyptian envelope .

Bic Biro on 1920s Egyptian envelope (tumblr!)

This artist uses dark wrinkles and shading to show aging.

Juxtapoz Magazine - Portraits on Envelopes by Mark Powell

We have shown some of Mark Powell's work on the site before, but we just caught a new batch of Powell's envelope portraits, using a Bic Biro pen on vi...

If It's Hip, It's Here: New Bic Ballpoint Pen Portraits On Ephemera By Artist Mark Powell

New Bic Ballpoint Pen Portraits On Ephemera By Artist Mark Powell

Sure I doodle on old envelopes, documents and newspapers, but my doodles consist of shaded cubes and poorly drawn body parts. Not those of artist Mark Powell, however. Like the work of Spanish artist Juan Francisco Casas, Mark uses a Bic Biro pen to draw and shade realistic portraits. His canvases are various vintage envelopes, maps and newspapers dating back to 1819. While some blogs have featured his envelope drawings, here's a look at 15 of his more recent pieces, courtesy of his Facebook…