Pencil Drawings
by Bud Norris

Welcome to Bud Norris pencil drawings gallery. His pencil work technique is just outstanding in a sense that it has a very gentle cartoon-like touch, in the best sense, of course. A very sensitive edge which is not yet a cartoon but not a truly realistic portrait drawing. Yet, the look of the portraits is very realistic and that is, in my opinion a very cool skill and drawing technique.



I like how Bud creates cool shading contrast on each portrait. Subtle face expression details, strokes, all are captured very well, and those little tiny details create the realistic look of the portrait drawings.

Just see the face wrinkles and face expression on John Wayne’s portrait or J.F.K.’s look with his one eyebrow risen…those details are so important to notice and capture well on paper.

You may also have noticed that each side of human face is not equally the same. Almost always one eye is bigger that the other one. One eye is almost always positioned higher or lower than the other one. That is the beauty of human face, and Bud Norris captured those very well.

Drawing portraits is one of the most challenging disciplines in art, I dare to say. Artist must observe very precisely everything, to the tiniest detail. I always stress this point because to develop the skill of good observation is the very core point in any visual art. You simply must learn to remember – to train yourself memorizing the details.

Eagle flying pose is greatly captured. It looks as if the eagle was just going to “touch down” on a tree or a cliff.

Bud did the rose bouquet drawing so well. Distinctively and very clearly visible almost each detail. Shades on the rose petals and leaves are very well done.

Drawing of Zorro riding a horse in this super cool action position has a true dynamic expression. Very few artists are actually able to create a live dynamic in the drawing or painting. Usually we are most captivated by action of some kind on artwork.

All Bud Norris’s drawings would look also great if made in blue color.

Enjoy The Drawings from Bud Norris


John Wayne

Copied from a photograph.

JOHN F.KENNEDY

Copied from a magazine.

SEAL ON A ROCK

Copied from National Geographic magazine.

EAGLE IN FLIGHT

Copied from National Geographic.

ROSE BOQUET

Copied from a magazine.

ZORRO

Copied from a magazine cover.

KITTENS RAIDING THE MILK BOTTLE

Copied from a magazine.

LITTLE GIRL

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Visitors Personal Gallery Pages

Please see and enjoy the following collection of personal galleries. We all believe you will have a lot of fun. Observing other’s art work is always, always very inspirational. You may get some new ideas for your own drawings.

Portraits of Dogs by Lynn

Realistic Portraits by Andy Leslie

Portrait Drawings by Lela Stankovic

Various Drawings by Betty Chavis

Original sketches by Nadia Velasquez

Manga Drawings by ThronN

Cute Drawings by Christie

Beautiful Artwork by Bill Richards

Portrait Drawings by Evan

Manga Drawings by Chi

Various Drawings by Sunnu Golwalla

Various Drawings by Sabariah

Various Drawings by Anne Burgoyne

Various Drawings by Amberlynn

Portrait Drawings by Bud Norris

Various Drawings by Carly

Scenery Drawings by Phil Edmondson

Portrait Drawings by Mahendran

Manga and Fantasy by Lee Henrik

Portrait Drawings by Stacey

Various Drawings by D. Fox

Manga Sketches by Paul Rowan

Original Manga by Grace

Original Pokemons by Johan

Creative Anime by Celia

Cute Little Sketches by Gwen

Various Sketches by Amanda

Various Drawings by Taylor Sligowski

Various Drawings by Steven Chesley

Fantasy Drawings by Melissa

Various Drawings by Aiswariya Pramod

Various Drawings by Maciej Michalak

Original Artwork by Richa Kotriwala

Manga Drawings by Andrea

Cartoon Drawings by Dipanjan Dey

Various Drawings by Sandy Lange

Ballpen Drawings by Shehbaaz Baurtally

Cartoon Drawings by Dhrubo2002

Sonali Ghosh Illustrations Gallery

Emma Adams Cartoon Sketches Gallery

Rupshya Dilipraj Artwork Gallery


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  1. Cow And Crane

    Feb 20, 21 04:12 AM

    Cow And Crane

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  2. Community carrying corruption

    Feb 14, 21 11:26 PM

    Different colours representing different communities... in the pouch there is corruption

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  3. My Manga Sketch

    Feb 14, 21 04:42 AM

    I have drawn Shikamaru Nara from Naruto series.Manga and anime really inspires me and helped me got through the tough times.

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  4. Cartoon character zombie

    Feb 14, 21 04:36 AM

    Just started drawing my own cartoon characters.

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  5. Disney edit

    Feb 09, 21 05:00 PM

    Done on my iPod with my fingers sorry if it looks a little messy ... anyway the character is from the princess and the frog . I heard it is trendy to modernise

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  6. Happy Saraswati Puja

    Feb 08, 21 01:40 AM

    Happy Saraswati Puja

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  7. Quick sketch

    Feb 03, 21 07:34 PM

    Just a quick face practice! :)

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  8. Ballpoint pen art in progress

    Feb 02, 21 03:06 AM

    The aim here is profound details. The pen on the right will give an idea about the size of the art.

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  9. Ballpoint pens art completed

    Feb 02, 21 03:03 AM

    Ballpoint pens art. I have used part of a photo, as reference. But did not copy it literally here, in this art. No grid was used when I started it with

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  10. Ballpoint pen art in progress

    Feb 02, 21 03:00 AM

    In-progress art with pens. I am focussing on part of a photo. But not interpreting it literally. No grid has been used with pencil. But started directly

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  11. Dr.doom

    Feb 02, 21 01:46 AM

    Just a simple dr.doom drawing from marvel comics.

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  12. Three imaginary art

    Jan 29, 21 02:14 AM

    Beauty in complexity

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  13. Tom and Jerry

    Jan 27, 21 05:16 PM

    This is my method of drawing Tom and Jerry on Microsoft Paint. They're most famous cat and mouse duo who cause trouble. Tom is a domestic housecat who

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  14. Mother Bengal

    Jan 25, 21 05:10 PM

    Mother Bengal

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  15. Animae

    Jan 22, 21 06:42 PM

    I just love to draw.

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