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Pablo Jurado Ruiz Uses Thousands of Dots in His Portrait Drawings

By: Gil Haddi - Published: • References: pablojuradoruiz.wordpress and themag.it
Artist Pablo Jurado Ruiz takes his portrait drawing very seriously, creating intricately detailed drawings using the tiniest of dots with an incredibly thin pen.

By clustering dots closer together, the artist is able to thicken and darken certain areas, creating shadow and depth skillfully and accurately. His portraits have a whimsical feel to them, with many referencing happy childhood memories and quirky characters. The arresting amount of time and detail that goes into this portrait series is well worth the effort as viewers get to enjoy the images from afar and can still have an impressively intricate impression from up close as well.

Portrait drawing becomes a painstakingly remarkable undertaking as artist Pablo Jurado Ruiz implements his precisely placed dotting technique.