Frank Magnotta

Illustration // Friday, 30 Dec 2011
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Impressive and detailed pencil drawings by the New York (Brooklyn) based artist and designer Frank Magnotta. “I’m not really daunted by blank paper. I do a lot of prep work before I start so I usually have a good idea of which direction I want to go in. Maybe it is my mathematical or sculptural background, but I really think concretely about what I’m going to do before beginning. I admire people who can just go off on blank paper; personally I don’t think that way. After planning I usually sketch a structural framework on the paper to give me guides to work and play with.”

 

 

Frank Magnotta creates intricate new worlds in pencil. Frank mixes all sorts of cultural icons and influences into his gray scale pieces, he blend them in through typography and perfectly executed perspective.

 

More drawings are available at the artist website.

 

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