Almost Like a Photograph Ballpoint Pen Drawings by Samuel Silva

That’s not a photograph. No. Incredibly no. Portugal based artist and lawyer Samuel Silva draws hyper-realistic illustrations using ballpoint pens on paper. He started drawing when he was two and made it a hobby ever since. The image above titled Redhead Girl is his most popular artwork yet in which he referenced a picture by a Russian photographer, Kristina Tararina. From his deviant art profile, he says “he would normally used 8 colors of Bic ballpoint pens, but for this he […]