May 26, 2009

Van Gogh...Sharpie Style

My eyes glazed over when I saw the fine sharpie strokes made into realistic portraits of people on the pages of a magazine. It was as if Van Gogh said "Fuck paint! This is the new age bitch!"- I can't quote him directly on that. Up close the illustrations are scary, but from a non-crossed eyed view they appear amazingly intricate. Looking through them I decided it was time to pull out my sharpie fetish that has long been in the closet.

Here are a few looks at Samuel Francois work:

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