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  • Sjoerd van Rijsbergen

    Mark Powell: sketches portraits over vintage envelopes

  • Celeste Thompson

    New Portraits Drawn on Vintage Envelopes by Mark Powell. Powell executes each drawing with a standard Bic Biro pen using stamped and faded envelopes that traversed the European postal system more than a century ago.

  • Brittany Metka

    Mark Powell. Value/line reference for drawing eyes in the manner I'm currently pursuing

  • shane walter

    Mark Powell Biro Pen Drawings // Art. From Leeds now in London. draws with a Biro pen. [Bic Biro drawing on 1903 German envelope]

  • Solange Straetmans

    Envelope art - Mail art, I want to start doing this again

  • Patricia

    Portraits on Vintage Envelopes, Mark Powell (Mail Art)

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London-based artist Mark Powell has chosen the backs of old envelopes as a canvas for these delicately rendered portraits of the elderly, using nothing more than a standard Bic Biro pen

New Portraits Drawn on Vintage Envelopes by Mark Powell

Portraits drawn on vintage envelopes. These give me chills, they are so beautiful.

Mark Powell - envelope art

Portrait on Envelope by Mark Powell. Most people keep to traditional way of viewing things, but there are unique people, who have an alternative way of thinking. Mark Powell had discovered another application for old envelopes. The artist uses them as canvas for his drawings. Remarkable fact is that he sketches portraits of elderly, birds, buildings and other scenes with Bic Biro Pen. As Mark Powell lives and works in London some of his drawings depict sights of the city.