Monthly Archive: March, 2015

404 Perspective drawing from Mejlgade in Århus, Denmark in ballpoint pen and watercolor

I started this yesterday, but didn’t get to finish it, so here’s the finished version. I just got myself a new A4-size sketchbook to compliment my usual microscopic 4×6″ format. This is the… Continue reading

403 Perspective from the Badstuegade street in Århus, Denmark done with ballpoint pen

I met with a good friend from architecture school yesterday. He’s been following my blog and it seems that he has notived that I do a lot of portraits and not a lot… Continue reading

402 Drawing of Tibetan Gazelle with ballpoint pen and watercolor

Here’s a drawing that I just did. A Tibetan Gazelle grazing. I wanted to try my new waterproof ballpoint pen with the watercolors – it turns out that it really is waterproof. It’s… Continue reading

401 Drawing of my shoe while waiting for the train. Done with ballpoint pen.

I had forgot my new favorite ballpoint pen, so I went and bought another one when I arrived too early for my train a few hours ago. Its line is slightly thicker than… Continue reading

400 (don’t get excited) Drawing of my hand with ballpoint pen

Yes, I know, I talked to you about my mirror, my blank sheet of watercolor paper and so forth, but something came up, and I did not have the time to do the… Continue reading

399 Portrait of a man 2

This is the second version of the portrait that I’m doing for my first commission. It’s been done-ish (or at least in the state where I’ll leave it now) for some time –… Continue reading

398 Drawing of a crow with ballpoint pen and watercolors based on a photo by

I’ve been looking for crow photos these last three days. What a strange and beautiful bird! Finally I found a good photo on a blog called The drawing turned out good, but… Continue reading

397 Portrait of Christopher Waltz in the role of Hans Landa, drawing in ballpoint pen

It’s this guy from that film. To be more precise, this portrait is supposed to be of the actor Christopher Waltz in the role of Hans Landa in the Tarantino film “Inglorious Basterds”… Continue reading

396 Portrait of Angela Merkel, the chancellor of Germany. Drawing in watercolor and ballpoint pen

Merkel’s time has come – to get her portrait drawn that is. I doubt she needs introducing, but just for the homogeneity of these blogposts, let me just say that Angela Merkel is… Continue reading

395 Drawing of a giraffe with a ballpoint pen and watercolors after photo by Steve Boer

This is my fourth drawing today. They don’t take that long when I do them with this pen, so that might be the reason. I wish I could do this all day every… Continue reading