What if a famous painting like "Starry Night" was drawn using a ballpoint pen?
To expand beyond the traditional mediums of oil paints, drawing charcoal, clay, ink, and so on, artists look to use everyday items to produce works of fine art. The common ballpoint pen, with its rolling ball mechanism and thicker, paste-like ink, can be a convenient, inexpensive and accessible tool for the practicing artist. As the art world continues to embrace the unconventional, the ballpoint pen is gaining preference with artists at all levels of skill. In this post, we explore several contemporary artists and how they utilize the ballpoint pen in their creations.