A Stunning portrait made with standard Bic ballpoint pens on paper took its Portuguese creator 30 hours to complete: and he is not even a professional artist. An amazing detailed drawing of a Russian model by 29-year-old lawyer Samuel Silva has been praised by readers of the popular online community deviantART.
Redhead Girl – Ballpoint Pen
For his Redhead Girl, based on a photograph by Russian photographer Kristina Taraina, the 29-year-old used six different colored ballpoint pens which took some 30 hours to finish.
Jaguar – Ballpoint Pen Drawing
This was Silva’s first ever picture of a jaguar. It took him 15 hours to complete
Tiger – Bic Ballpoint Pen
Speaking about his picture of a Sumatran tiger, which took around 20 hours to finish, Silva said:
Girl With a Pearl Earring – Ballpoint Pen
artist Samuel Silva, Girl with a Pearl Earring – Ballpoint Pen, took 45 hours to complete.