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April 21, 2010

Girl With a Pearl Earring x BIC Pen

Artist James Mylne recreates Vermeer's iconic painting with one BIC Cristal pen.

From YouTube: "The reproduction... took the artist approximately 90 hours to complete."

[via LikeCool]

April 21, 2010 at 02:01 PM | Permalink


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"for the UK"/"from the UK". Oops.

Posted by: Graeme | Apr 23, 2010 1:52:48 AM

Wonderful! For anyone for the UK it will have more impact as the music is from the Gallery section of "Take Hart/Vision On", a kid's art programme that ran for decades. This music was played when they showed the pictures which had been sent in that week. The tune is called "Left Bank Two".

Posted by: Graeme | Apr 23, 2010 1:52:08 AM

would have been nice to see a close-up view, to see how he generated gray tones with a tool that only produces a dark tone

Posted by: rob | Apr 21, 2010 8:12:33 PM

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