Shop Mobile More Submit  Join Login
About Varied / Hobbyist Senior Member Samuel SilvaMale/United Kingdom Groups :iconballpoint-masters: BallPoint-Masters
Join the Masters.
Recent Activity
Deviant for 3 Years
15 Month Premium Membership
Statistics 61 Deviations 5,347 Comments 1,634,611 Pageviews

Newest Deviations

Random Favourites


VianaArts's Profile Picture
Samuel Silva
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United Kingdom
Samuel Silva
Born in Portugal, 1983, went through Law School and graduated in 2007. Currently living in London, United Kingdom.


Instagram: VianaArts

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.

Most FAQ answered here:…



Add a Comment:
AMOGHcPatil Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Artist
I forgot to ask you, how to get the brown shade using those colours. Please reply. Thank you.
AMOGHcPatil Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Artist
Thankyou, it was truly helpful. Thank you, appreciate it.
tigress4u Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2015
I love tigers so I have many, many pics, drawings, etc of them and I have to say this is some of the most exceptional work I have ever seen.  Your one heck of a talented artist.
DeePeeIllustrations Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
Adoro nao, AMO a tua arte. Nunca desistes que tems talento incrivel! <3
ouranhs22 Featured By Owner May 29, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Your art is amazing!
Word-of-the-Warrior Featured By Owner May 29, 2015
Dude, how old are you? Your art is incredible!
WiltingHeart Featured By Owner May 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
not gonna lie, MentalFloss brought me here
Sillageuse Featured By Owner May 19, 2015   Traditional Artist
Your gallery is so amazing, I can't believe I didn't watch you last time I stumbled upon you. I guess I thought I already did ^^
Ballpoints! That's quite unique, I guess mainly because it must be quite difficult to erase mistakes. Also, I didn't know there were so many different colours. :)
I like drawing with ballpoints too, because shading is pretty interesting, but it highly depends on the ballpoints quality, I think.
Well, I love your art! :)
VexisDuHast187 Featured By Owner May 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Teach me your ways, master of the ballpoint pen!
evemyart Featured By Owner May 17, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
holy Shit! Your art is nuts! I hope to be able to draw like you someday!
Add a Comment: