Quick Marker Drawing of a Male Face

This is a quick marker drawing of a male face, sketched with a black marker in 2004. The drawing is about 6″ x 4″, and the man’s face was drawn very quickly in a loose and expressive style that’s slightly abstracted. Shadows and dark areas of the face were blocked in first, while secondary shadows and other details were added shortly after. The loose line work helps to pull the floating facial features together while maintaining the minimalistic and frantic tension.

Black and White Marker Drawing of a Male Face

9 Replies to “Quick Marker Drawing of a Male Face”

  1. I have just been flicking through all the art on this website , but i find this one really interesting. I dont really know why either.
    It made me stare for a while anyway. Id buy this for my wall .

  2. Hi Rachael, the marker drawing has been sold. Thanks for your interest, and I appreciate your feedback.

  3. I like your work. Amazing energy. I’m a California Artist. Please come visit my blog also.
    Vikki

  4. Thanks for taking the time to comment Vikki. Your artwork looks beautiful and solid, very strong, yet an undercurrent of fragility. Good luck with your artistic pursuits!

  5. Hi Austin of Sundrip, thanks for sharing a kind comment! You have beautiful art on your site as well. 🙂

  6. i was just looking up funny things with my friend and we just looked at this one drawing and we both agreed it wasn’t funny it was cool and very interesting! Keep it up!

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