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Samuel Silva
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United Kingdom
Samuel Silva
Born in Portugal, 1983, went through Law School and graduated in 2007. Currently living in London, United Kingdom.


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I'm just a self taught patient hobbyist person.

I've always been interested in drawing, sculpting and painting since I was 2 years old.

I started drawing and developing my own style of ballpoint pen drawing back when I was in school, in simple classroom sketches in the back of my exercise books. I never imagined there were so many brilliantly masterful ballpoint artists out there.

Ballpoint pen is not my only medium, it's just the one I'm currently trying to master. At this point in my life I'm fairly proficient with chalk, pencil, color pencil, pastels, oils and acrylics. Maybe one day I'll create an account just to share those.

I'm just glad to be here, I want to learn a lot, see a lot, and enjoy to its fullest what other fellow artists have to share.

It takes me forever to do my works. The only thing that makes me keep going is my love for what I do and the ambition to go further and further.

Ballpoint pens are as underestimated as they are a powerful medium.
A ballpoint pen is just another art tool. A tool is only as powerful as the Artist who uses it.

It's not about what you use, it's about how you use it.

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missmercer007 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
your artwork is absolutely beautiful just breath taking!!Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart 
Bejscalante Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
How do you take a picture of your artwork? it looks like a photograph..amazing..:)
Ondjage Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your art is awesome ... :D
tlmccoy Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Are you serious? are a beast with that ballpoint.  I am amazed.  You are awesome.  Wow!
michael57101art Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2015  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Hi Samual,

Your work is amazing I would like to put it to words but that is very difficult.  Your patience and passion are obviously clear.

keithmore2000 Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks for all the favs and watch Samuel, it's much appreciated. :D (Big Grin) 
locopumpkin Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Just wanted to warn you, MalloryGreen123 stole your redhead drawing.
VianaArts Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
The account in question has now been deactivated.
locopumpkin Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I know. She returned as :iconmalloryisback:
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