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Andrey Poletaev is an award winning European artist who creates incredibly complex artwork using a basic ballpoint pen. The collection of his works presents a dynamic and varied offering of one the most exclusive art forms produced today. Poletaev is one of the founders and a visionary who helped transcend basic ballpoint pen drawing into the entirely new modern and independent direction of Ballpoint Pen Art.

Andrey started drawing as a child and since then has perfected his drawing technique producing a spectacular array of artwork featuring landmarks from around the world. His love for cityscapes quickly set the tone in the area of Urban Landscapes showcasing unparalleled excellence and attention to detail in such an exciting and unquestionably difficult new genre.

Award winning works of art flow from one scene to the next, one piece more captivating than the other. Artist is no stranger to portraits or movement of the form either. Each work is meticulously drawn, contrasted shadows and nuances barely visible to the human eye escalate our understanding of realism to a brand new level.

The artist constantly refines his techniques and experiments with new mediums, expanding his portfolio exponentially with not just a ballpoint pen but graphite, oil, watercolor imagery, and mixed techniques.