22.06.10 by Jeff

Paul Alexander Thornton

“Sugar Skull”, drawing by Paul Alexander Thornton.

Artist Paul Alexander Thornton

Watch a stop-motion video of Paul drawing, below!














Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • courtney

    words cannot describe my envy of this talent right now. dang.

  • http://www.chelseydoyle.com Chelsey

    crazy beautiful.

  • http://www.kennethglenn.com Kenny Glenn

    Seriously Awesome, a ball point pen!

  • Pete

    He’s like a printer the way he shades a draws WOW

  • http://smyte.wordpress.com/ Justin

    That’s some great talent. It makes me wonder how much study has gone into anatomy to draw with that type of skill especially with such a strict medium. I suppose the fluidity and viscosity of the ink in the ballpoint pens also does help. The talent is pure skill though.

    You rock! Words are not enough.
    Now I need to Google and see what other artwork the artist has done.

  • http://www.dsaportfolio.com.br/ Diego

    Oh my GOD!!!! That’s brilliant! Ballpoint pen! I’ve already tried drawing shades like that with ballpoint pen but it’s almost impossible to reach such level of perfectionism.

    I wish I could have this talent.
    Very well done, congratulations Paul Alexander Thornton!!! Thumbs up!

  • anny

    this is awesome. what’s the music?

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with Sebastien Touache

 
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