These two marker drawings of people, one of an old man and the other of a young woman, were sketched in the year 2003. Each portrait focuses on the face of each person, using a limited palette and opaque colored lines to recreate a likeness on paper. A white paint pen was also used for highlights. The stark colors add a cold and rigid feeling to these portrait drawings, even though the marker lines are kept fairly loose and energetic. Tension is also created between the upbeat style of drawing and the melancholy look on the old man and young woman’s faces.

Marker Drawing of an Old Man’s Face

Marker Drawing of a Young Woman’s Face, Portrait

Marker Drawings of People, Old Man and Young Woman

10 thoughts on “Marker Drawings of People, Old Man and Young Woman

  • January 3, 2008 at 10:09 pm
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    you are very gifted, these are so beautiful, these are amazing, i love your color choics^^

  • January 4, 2008 at 10:27 am
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    Thank you Tamara, your comments are encouraging. 🙂

  • March 20, 2008 at 12:27 pm
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    hey i really like the pictures, i am a 13 year old artist and i love your style its very similar to mine once again great pictures

  • March 22, 2008 at 9:11 am
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    Hi dave, thanks for taking the time to comment. Good luck with your artistic pursuits.

  • December 14, 2008 at 4:55 pm
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    just like tamara, i think you are a very gifted artist that will make it big.

  • December 27, 2008 at 3:09 pm
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    Thank you mikala! I appreciate your support! 😉

  • May 22, 2009 at 3:52 pm
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    how long does it take for you to draw like that i would love to be an artist

  • May 24, 2009 at 2:40 pm
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    Hi jazz streater,
    I encourage your interest in art! These drawings took about 10-15 minutes each. However, it took many years to develop confidence and skill in expressing myself through visual art.

    ~Michael

  • July 19, 2009 at 1:47 pm
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    Hello i was just looking at your drawing, and omg! i love your darwings . Their amazing and gorgeouse too. I’m 18 and i’ve been darwing, paintings and making what ever pops in my mind! awsome stuff

  • July 20, 2009 at 11:58 am
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    Thank you jodie! Good luck with your artistic pursuits! 🙂

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