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Nov 7, 2013Artist Love: Holly Sharpe by Britt DouglasArtist Love: Holly Sharpe || via Gallery No. Eight

Mark Powell Mark Powell is a fine artist from Leeds who is known for his Biro pen drawings on envelopes. As he describes the process, he started making these types of works when he was given an envelope from the front lines of World War 1. On this envelope he drew what he imagined the sender may have looked like as an old man. The immense detail in his work comes from reference images he takes of people on the street. From these he makes the image and the envelope work together. Currently…

I like how conceptual and abstract looking this piece is. I am not sure what the intended message is but it is likable.