What sets Chan Hwee Chong from Singapore apart from other artists, is that he creates portraits with single lines, using a Faber-Castell pen. Some of his most famous works include: The Mona Lisa, Van Gogh Self-Portrait, and Girl with a Pearl Earring. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.

Video

…he starts with a blank canvas, and by drawing a continuous line in a spiral he somehow manages to make detailed reproductions of the famous works of art. The level of precision and control in Chong’s creations is simply amazing, and although I watched a short video of him in action, I’m still not sure how he manages to achieve such detailed reproductions with a single line.

Pictures

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