Pencil Drawings
by Bud Norris

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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

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 others’ artwork is always, always very inspirational. You may get some new ideas for your own drawings.

Dog portraits by Lynn

Portraits of Dogs by Lynn

Portraits by Andy Leslie

Realistic Portraits by Andy Leslie

Portraits by Lela Stankovich

Portrait Drawings by Lela Stankovic

Various drawings by Betty Chavis

Various Drawings by Betty Chavis

Original sketches by Nadia Velasquez

Original sketches by Nadia Velasquez

Beautiful Artwork by Bill Richards

Beautiful Artwork by Bill Richards

Cute Drawings by Christie

Cute Drawings by Christie

Manga Drawings by Chi

Manga Drawings by Chi

Portrait Drawings by Evan

Portrait Drawings by Evan

Various Drawings by Sabariah

Various Drawings by Sabariah

Various Drawings by Sunnu Golwalla

Various Drawings by Sunnu Golwalla

Various Drawings by Amberlynn

Various Drawings by Amberlynn

Various Drawings by Anne Burgoyne

Various Drawings by Anne Burgoyne

Various Drawings by Carly

Various Drawings by Carly

Portrait Drawings by Bud Norris

Portrait Drawings by Bud Norris

Portrait Drawings by Mahendran

Portrait Drawings by Mahendran

Scenery Drawings by Phil Edmondson

Scenery Drawings by Phil Edmondson

Portrait Drawings by Stacey

Portrait Drawings by Stacey

Manga and Fantasy by Lee Henrik

Manga and Fantasy by Lee Henrik

Manga Sketches by Paul Rowan

Manga Sketches by Paul Rowan

Various Drawings by D. Fox

Various Drawings by D. Fox

Original Pokemons by Johan

Original Pokemons by Johan

Original Manga by Grace

Original Manga by Grace

Cute Little Sketches by Gwen

Cute Little Sketches by Gwen

Creative Anime by Celia

Creative Anime by Celia

Various Drawings by Taylor Sligowski

Various Drawings by Taylor Sligowski

Various Sketches by Amanda

Various Sketches by Amanda

Fantasy Drawings by Melissa

Fantasy Drawings by Melissa

Various Drawings by Steven Chesley

Various Drawings by Steven Chesley

Various Drawings by Maciej Michalak

Various Drawings by Maciej Michalak

Various Drawings by Aiswariya Pramod

Various Drawings by Aiswariya Pramod

Manga Drawings by Andrea

Manga Drawings by Andrea

Original Artwork by Richa Kotriwala

Original Artwork by Richa Kotriwala

Various Drawings by Sandy Lange

Various Drawings by Sandy Lange

Cartoon Drawings by Dipanjan Dey

Cartoon Drawings by Dipanjan Dey

Cartoon Drawings by Dhrubo2002

Cartoon Drawings by Dhrubo2002

Ballpen Drawings by Shehbaaz Baurtally

Ballpen Drawings by Shehbaaz Baurtally

Emma Adams Cartoon Sketches Gallery

Emma Adams Cartoon Sketches Gallery

Sonali Ghosh Illustrations Gallery

Sonali Ghosh Illustrations Gallery

Rupshya Dilipraj Artwork Gallery

Rupshya Dilipraj Artwork Gallery


Theme Based Visitors Galleries

The following Theme Based Galleries are a collection of selected drawings from various authors based on a certain theme. I would like you to get as much inspiration as possible for your own drawings.


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  1. Imaginary pen art on bristol paper

    Jun 22, 24 07:28 AM

    Imaginary pen art on bristol paper2
    Colourful nature done with ballpoint pens.

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  2. Imaginary pen art, beautiful nature

    Jun 22, 24 07:22 AM

    Imaginary pen art, beautiful nature
    Ballpoint pens art showing a peaceful place. The grass was made with light green pen and application of lemon yellow watercolour.

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  3. Old building in forest

    Jun 22, 24 07:20 AM

    Old building in forest
    Imaginary ballpoint pens art. An old building in a forest.

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  4. Typical Mauritius

    Jun 22, 24 07:19 AM

    Imaginary ballpoint pens art showing typical Mauritius.

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  5. Inspired by Mumbai city

    Jun 22, 24 07:16 AM

    Inspired by Mumbai city
    Some years back was watching a video about Mumbai city. Inspired by it, I decided to make an imaginary art showing the atmosphere of it.

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  6. Mollie King in denim jeans

    Jun 16, 24 10:15 AM

    Mollie King in denim jeans
    This is my drawing of Mollie King in denim jeans on Microsoft Paint. The 20-year old British girl is ready to hit the city lifestyle.

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  7. Tame the wild cat inside you

    Jun 16, 24 06:45 AM

    Tame the wild cat inside you
    Tame the wild cat inside you.

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  8. FEAR

    Jun 09, 24 07:40 AM

    FEAR
    FEAR Your shadow will always follow your utter existence but never be afraid of your shadow as it has no real existence.

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  9. Imaginary view with pens

    Jun 02, 24 09:03 AM

    First of all, lemon yellow watercolour was applied. Then ballpoint pens.

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  10. Johnny and Mollie spending quality time

    Jun 02, 24 08:24 AM

    Johnny and Mollie together
    This is my drawing of Johnny and Mollie spending quality time together on Microsoft Paint. Johnny and his girlfriend Mollie are enjoying themselves having

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  11. Only a child can tame an angry man

    Jun 02, 24 04:49 AM

    Only a child can tame an angry man.

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  12. Imaginary pen art

    May 30, 24 08:04 AM

    Old building in a forest.

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  13. Imaginary pen art

    May 27, 24 05:09 AM

    A forest with some walls still visible.

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  14. A witty monkey tames a wild tiger

    May 27, 24 05:03 AM

    A witty monkey tames a wild tiger.

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  15. Body Builder

    May 27, 24 05:02 AM

    Body Builder

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