These are a series of Drawings and Paintings of Characters, Faces, and Abstract Portraits with the color Blue. The artworks vary in size and mediums, but include pens, markers, watercolor, acrylic, enamel, colored pencil, paint pens, and crayon.

Abstract Drawing of a Blue Face with Markers

Portrait Painting of a Woman Face with Paint Pens, Markers, and Pens

Abstract Character Drawing with Pen and Watercolor

Impressionistic Portrait Painting of a Girl with Pen and Watercolor

Abstract Impressionistic Painting of a Face with Watercolor, Markers, Pen, and Crayon

Line Drawing of an Abstract Portrait with Blue Marker

Blue Pen Drawing of a Character Face

Abstract Watercolor Painting of a Blue Face

Epilogue | Drawings and Paintings with Red – Characters, Faces, Abstract Portrait Art

Red Pen Drawing of a Face

Abstract Drawing of a Pink Face with Markers, Colored Pencil, Watercolor, and Glue

Abstract Painting of a Face with Watercolor, Colored Pencil, Crayon, and Pen

Pen Portrait Drawing of a Face with Red

Pen Portrait Drawing of a Face

Drawings and Paintings with Blue – Characters, Faces, Abstract Portrait Art

17 thoughts on “Drawings and Paintings with Blue – Characters, Faces, Abstract Portrait Art

  • July 28, 2008 at 1:42 pm
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    These series are great fun, Michael. You know I love your style but I saw a slightly different fashioning with the ‘Red pen drawing of Face.’

    I’m really attracted to the the loose pen rendering of the eyes and minimalizing of the other features. It’s one of those ‘less says more’ sort of statements. I have one that I did like that (pen and ink) when I was college. It is one of the few things that I kept and framed.
    Vikki

  • July 28, 2008 at 1:58 pm
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    Hi Vikki, Thanks again for commenting! These are like you mentioned, great fun! Just playing around. Interesting that the less-is-more style was pervasive in my college work too. Now a days I don’t feel grounded in any particular style, so I just keep jumping around. Messy, but something’s developing…

  • September 13, 2008 at 9:43 am
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    hello, who is the artist?
    plus i love your work and am thinking of using you as my artist for my GCSE art project
    thank you

  • September 13, 2008 at 9:56 am
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    Hi alex,
    Thanks for stopping by and commenting. Check out the Biography page for more info. 🙂

  • October 1, 2008 at 12:33 pm
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    Hey!

    Just wanna say that I think your style is awesome, and you have such a range of tecniques and I don’t ever get a sense of ‘deja-vu’ when looking at any of your pieces.

    I’m thinking of using you as the artist for my GCSE portraits project, but I’m undecided at the moment.

    I wanted to do a manga/anime style piece, but apparently it’s “not art” and the examiners don’t count it as a real portrait … which I suppose it’s not.

    Eitherways, keep up the great work!

    x

  • October 2, 2008 at 7:56 pm
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    Hi Vikki,
    Thanks for your comment, I appreciate your interest in my work.

    I think manga/anime is art. Many people do. Some people, such as your examiner, do not. I’m hearing that you do not think it is art either. Perhaps it depends upon one’s definition of “art”.

    Good luck with your artistic pursuits! 😉

  • January 9, 2009 at 2:54 pm
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    I like the Very last one you are a very good artist

  • January 13, 2009 at 8:21 am
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    Thanks, Desirable504! 😉

  • May 22, 2009 at 10:20 am
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    Hey I just wanted to say that all of your faces are really cool. And I was just wondering if I could use the red striped face to print on a t-shirt. only one tee-shirt just for myself. I’m not going to be selling it or anything. And I think that is it really interesting and thought provoking. The expression is so interesting. haha 🙂 I really need to work on drawing faces from memory. Yours are all really good and unique. I love unique art.
    🙂

  • May 24, 2009 at 2:31 pm
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    Hi Anna,
    I appreciate your compliments, and can email you privately about the artwork in question. Good luck with your artistic pursuits! 🙂

    ~Michael

  • June 25, 2009 at 10:41 am
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    Hey , i love all of your work and i mean all of it , its very different from portraits and abstracts pieces that i have seen , i am currently doing a project on expressionism and portraits so your website has came into good use , i would have never thought of using markers so im going to give it a go and see what happens Good job from siobhan xxx

  • June 26, 2009 at 12:56 pm
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    Thank you Siobhan!
    I’m happy to know my style has helped you try new methods for creating art. We all learn from each other, and I think it’s so cool that we have the internet to explore art around the world and expand our knowledge of what’s possible.

    If you post your artwork online, feel free to send a link via email or in a comment. And good luck with your artistic pursuits!

    ~Michael

  • September 10, 2009 at 3:37 pm
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    yo mama!
    (\_/)
    (^ ^)
    (“)(“)

  • September 10, 2009 at 3:40 pm
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    Hi Anonymous,
    Sorry, I am not yo mama. 🙂

  • November 15, 2009 at 11:42 am
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    it’s very interesting….

  • December 30, 2010 at 9:54 pm
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    Hi! I am just about start a project and I was sketching stuff out and it wouldn’t come out like what was in my head. So I go on my iPhone and find your art and this is exactly what was in my head. I’m really jealous.lol. My favorite is the last blue painting. amazing. I wouldn’t even know how to go about doing something like that though. I dont get how you control watercolor so well so that it actually makes a face without running everywhere and mixing and stuff. great job. Wish I could do something like it one day.

  • December 26, 2011 at 11:55 pm
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    hey! i really like your art

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