Devoid of Surroundings, Grainy Colored Pencil Portraits by Uli Knörzer Emphasize a Subject’s Distinct Demeanor

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#coloured pencil
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August 17, 2022

Grace Ebert

All pictures © Uli Knörzer, shared with permission

Berlin-based artist Uli Knörzer (up to now) highlights the signature grainy texture of coloured pencils in his trustworthy portraiture. Whether or not for private tasks or commissions from style labels and publications—most of the items proven listed here are a part of a contemporary challenge for Tommy Hilfiger—the richly illustrated works hone in at the feelings of the topic. Via positioning the figures in opposition to monochromatic backdrops devoid of environment, he accentuates the minute main points in their facial expressions and frame language.

Should you’re in London, forestall by means of Trinity Buoy Wharf to peer a few of Knörzer’s portraits within the staff display for this 12 months’s Drawing Prize, which opens on September 28. Another way, practice him on Instagram to stay alongside of his newest items.

 

#coloured pencil
#drawing
#portraits
#Uli Knörzer

 

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