17 Pictures That…. Wait A Minute, These Are Drawings?


Talk about incredible pictures right? Or… are they. Take a closer look, specifically at the first picture. Well believe it or not, that picture and all of the other ones here are drawn. Mind blown yet!?

This first picture, known as the “Red Head Girl” was created by Portuguese artist Samuel Silva. The picture took him 30 hours to create, and he used seven different ball point pens.

You can check out the rest of Silva’s work below along with other artists Miguel Endara, Paul Cadden and Dirk Dzimirsky. They also use a combination of graphite and charcoal when painting these realistic pictures.

drawing-nailImage courtesy of Samuel Silva

image_mainImage courtesy of Miguel Endara

margay_cat___bic_ballpoint_pen_by_vianaarts-d4nafolImage courtesy of Samuel Silva

ocelot___bic_ballpoint_pen_by_vianaarts-d5xpxztImage courtesy of Samuel Silva

paul-1Image courtesy of Paul Cadden

paul-2Image courtesy of Paul Cadden

paul-3Image courtesy of Paul Cadden

paul-4Image courtesy of Paul Cadden

paul-5Image courtesy of Paul Cadden

Screen-Shot-2013-04-26-at-10.03.17-AMImage courtesy of Dirk Dzimirsky

Screen-Shot-2013-04-26-at-10.05.26-AMImage courtesy of Dirk Dzimirsky

Screen-Shot-2013-04-26-at-10.06.59-AMImage courtesy of Dirk Dzimirsky

Screen-Shot-2013-04-26-at-10.08.07-AMImage courtesy of Dirk Dzimirsky

Screen-Shot-2013-04-26-at-10.19.24-AMImage courtesy of Dirk Dzimirsky

slide_246313_1415991_freeImage courtesy of Samuel Silva

slide_246313_1416322_freeImage courtesy of Samuel Silva

tiger___bic_ballpoint_pen_by_vianaarts-d4qz8xgImage courtesy of Samuel Silva

(H/T Mashable)

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