Photorealistic painting with a ballpoint pen from Andrey PoletaevBy Pictolic https://pictolic.com/en/article/photorealistic-painting-with-a-ballpoint-pen-from-andrey-poletaev
The modern "independent" the direction of Ballpoint Pen Art (art of drawing with a ballpoint pen) really blew up the Internet and since then it thrives and develops, claiming the place a worthy opponent in a number of other young varieties of fine art.
Andrei Poletayev is one of the pioneers and visionaries of this area. His love of street life and its picture quickly became a trendsetter in the field of hand-drawn cityscapes. Unsurpassed technical excellence and attention to detail to unambiguously distinguish it from the General mass of artists popular destinations.
What was once a children's hobby turned into a never-ending passion and dedication to the urban theme. Poletaev explored many areas of art, including oil, pencil, sculpture and other fine equipment, but the drawing ballpoint pen is what the artist really has reached the highest level.
Indeed, it is difficult to imagine what the desired accuracy and, what prophetic vision, to using two colors to create the dozens of shades, and with a single thin lines to give the image a three-dimensional volume. Perhaps in this lies the secret of absolute success to Andrey Poletayev.