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A Face A Day: Ballpoint Pen

AnAis by husdant
AnAis, a photo by husdant on Flickr.

Ballpoint pen in a Moleskine sketchbook.

Not really what I had in mind.


AnAis discussion and reference photo

AnAis’s work


A Face A Day: Dan

Dan Hoffman by husdant
Dan Hoffman, a sketch by husdant.


Dan Hoffman discussion

Dan’s work

A Face A Day: Gary

Cobol/Gary Tausch by husdant
Cobol/Gary Tausch, a sketch by husdant on Flickr.

Rollerball pen and ink wash


Cobol/Gary Tausch

Cobol/Gary Tausch’s work

Face A Day: Young woman in shadow

A quick sketch in ballpoint pen in a Moleskine sketchbook.

young woman in shadow

A quick sketch with a ballpoint pen


A sketch of a gothic madonna from the Toledo Museum of Art.


Ballpoint Madonna

That 50s Feeling

Maybe even that 40s feeling…

A couple of very rapid sketches in ballpoint pen.

Loomis 3

Another sketch after Loomis

And a bonus face…

50s Feeling

Late at night.

Rapid Sketch

Another Face-A-Day: I intentionally worked as rapidly as possible–at least at first. Despite the flaws, I’m pleased with the overall results.

C. T. Loo

A rapid sketch in ballpoint pen

3 Faces

More sketches from pictures of sculpture.

3 Manship Busts

From busts by Manship


Birdhouses. And a bird. Ballpoint pen. Nuff said.


Birdhouses on the wall. Bird outside the window.

More small sketches…

More drawings from my small sketchbook.

marine iguana

Copied from a book on reptiles in a doctor's waiting room.

And a drawing from a picture I had in my wallet.

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson