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beautiful pen studies: see how the use of different grounds can add to the 'story' or feel of a work.

beautiful pen studies: see how the use of different grounds can add to the 'story' or feel of a work.

Mark Powell

{ 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 ...

Mixed Media Portraits - newspaper, brown paper, charcoal, walnut ink and white ink. Wall paper and wrapping papers also work well especially if you want to use paint!

Mesmerizing Mixed Media Portraits (12 total)

Using a variety of different tools including a bic pen, watercolors and Chinese ink, artist Florian Nicolle creates amazing, mixed media portraits. After

New Portraits Drawn on Vintage Envelopes by Mark Powell

Portraits Drawn on Vintage Envelopes by Mark Powell

Though I just posted a selection of envelope drawings by Mark Powell about three months ago, the guy has been on an absolute tear the past few weeks, cranking out new portraits every few days, so I couldn't resist sharing a few more with you. Powell executes each drawing with a standard Bic Biro pen

Though I just posted a selection of envelope drawings by Mark Powell about three months ago, the guy has been on an absolute tear the past few weeks, cranking out new portraits every few days, so I couldn’t resist sharing a few more with you. Powell executes each drawing with a standard Bic Biro pen using stamped and faded envelopes that traversed the European postal system more than a century ago.

Portraits Drawn on Vintage Envelopes by Mark Powell

Though I just posted a selection of envelope drawings by Mark Powell about three months ago, the guy has been on an absolute tear the past few weeks, cranking out new portraits every few days, so I couldn't resist sharing a few more with you. Powell executes each drawing with a standard Bic Biro pen

Envelope Drawings by Mark Powell

Envelope Drawings by Mark Powell

London-based artist Mark Powell has chosen the backs of old envelopes as a canvas for these delicately rendered portraits of the elderly, using nothing more than a standard Bic Biro pen to create the delicate folds and wrinkles of their skin. I love everything about these. See much more of his work

Mark Powell

Bic Biro on 1920s Egyptian envelope

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Envelope drawings by Mark Powell. Amazing illustrations of elderly men on the backs of old envelopes

Envelope Drawings by Mark Powell

Mark Powell from London uses a standard big biro pen to draw amazing portraits of elderly people on the backs of old envelopes. His works are as evocative

Beautiful drawing by the artist Mark Powell.

Quipsologies: Vol. 70 | No. 79

Quipsologies: Chronicling the most curious, creative, and notable projects, stories, and events of the graphic design industry on a daily basis. A division of UnderConsideration.

Drawings on envelopes, by Mark Powell

Drawings on envelopes by Mark Powell

Mark Powell had a great idea, he decided to take his drawing skill to vintage envelopes. The result is stunning illustrations sketched by the artist.