Answer on @Quora by Patrick Crosset to What are some of the best pencil sketches ever?
Answer by Patrick Crosset:
Pencil Vs Camera
Ben Heine (32) is a Belgian artist who has produced through the years a huge number of artworks. He is currently best known for his original series "Pencil Vs Camera", "Digital Circlism" and "Flesh and Acrylic". He has a degree in Journalism and is a self-taught person in drawing, digital photography and music (piano and drums). His graphic creations have been exhibited widely in Europe and more recently in Asia. His favorite art movements are Surrealism, Pop Art, Geometric Abstraction, Expressionism and Social Realism.
"Pencil Vs Camera" is a original visual concept invented by Ben in 2010. In these images, everything seems possible and Ben likes to tell a story and convey timeless messages using imagination, illusion, poetry and surrealism.
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Diego Fazo's Magic Pencil
24 years old, Italian artist Diego Fazo (DiegoKoi) developed the skill of creating photorealistic drawings using nothing but a simple charcoal pencil. Art critics who viewed his work were so skeptical, that Diego was obliged to put up some photos of the work in progress just to lay doubts to rest. And who can blame them? It’s pretty incredible.
Beautiful Colored Pencil Illustrations by Morgan Davidson
Young American Artist Morgan Davidson in her words: "I’m a 22 year old Ringling College Graduate with my BFA in illustration. I grew up in Southwest Florida and have always had a strong passion for drawing and an artistic career from a young age. Through my years at Ringling I began to take my interest in nature and fashion and enthusiasm for portraiture and formed a body of work portrayed through vibrant color and rich detail. I aspire to build a career as a freelance artist, helping companies and individuals make their creative ideas come to life."
11-year-old Dušan Krtolica Serbian Prodigy Artist
11-year-old Dušan Krtolica is a child prodigy artist from Serbia who creates mind-blowing drawings of wildlife. The fifth grade student at ‘Laza Kostic’ school in New Belgrade first began to draw when he was only two years old. He has already had three national solo exhibitions to his name – the first two by the age of eight. Dušan’s drawings are mostly pen-and-pencil works of various species of animals, both alive and extinct. He draws prehistoric animals, birds, insects, and also legendary knights.
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Unique Pencil Sculptures made on Pencil Graphite by Jasenko Đorđević (TOLDart)
Jasenko Đorđević was born on 09.06.1983. in Tuzla (Bosnia-Herzegovina), where he attended elementary and high school. As he likes to say it, he rarely leaves Tuzla, so all of his existence and creative work has been solely tied to this city.
Ever since his early days, he showed affection to artistic expression, especially miniatures.
At the end of 2013. Jasenko wins two awards ( award for sculpture and Grand Prix ) at the international miniature exhibition “7th biennale of miniature art BiH”
His appreciation of the work of inspired him to try making his own pencil sculptures. A great number of finished pieces testify that trying out is history, and that the young artist is already comparable to his idol.