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New Ballpoint Pen Illustrations by Mark Powell

Mark Powell, who was first known for his ballpoint pen portraits and illustrations of birds and people on vintage envelopes, has recently expanded his practice to include old maps as another form of canvas. The roads and areas that already…

Map Portraits by Ed Fairburn

Ed Fairburn uses road and subway maps as interesting canvases for his ink and pencil portraits. Fairburn says, “Emphasis is placed on the ‘fragmented’ texture of the skin, a process which has encouraged my work to evolve from its occupation of plain…

JENNIFER COLLIER PAPER SCULPTURES

UK based textile asrtist Jennifer Collier makes amazing paper sculptures by using cardboard and other recycled materials. She describes her work as creations to explore the ‘remaking’ of household objects which are made with the unusual ‘fabrics’ she produces by bonding, waxing,…