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Discover contemporary Portrait Drawings on Artmajeur

Contemporary portrait drawings are a captivating form of original artwork that capture the essence of a person in a single image. These Artworks are created using a range of materials and supports, including pencil, charcoal, pastels, and paper or canvas. One of the unique features of portrait drawings is the ability to capture the subject’s personality and emotions through facial expressions and body language. The level of detail and the artist’s use of shading and contrast create a striking likeness that brings the subject to life. Contemporary portrait drawings continue to evolve with the use of technology and new techniques, making them an exciting and ever-changing art form.

Drawing,  80x60 cm
©2018 Marco Tidu

Origins and History

Portrait drawings have been a popular art form for centuries, with early examples dating back to the Ancient Egyptians and Greeks. However, it was during the Renaissance period in Europe that portrait drawings truly reached their peak. Artists such as Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo created stunningly realistic and detailed portraits, laying the foundation for contemporary portrait drawings.

Drawing,  100x70 cm
Getting back to your roots can be complicated Drawing, 100x70 cm
©2020 Stephan B. Reisig Artist represented by ArtRewards

Evolutions of theses works in the contemporary art market

Contemporary portrait drawings have undergone a significant evolution in recent times. Artists are exploring new techniques and mediums to create unique and innovative works that capture the essence of their subjects. The use of digital tools and software has also revolutionized the way artists approach their craft, allowing for more detailed and intricate work. These developments have not gone unnoticed in the contemporary art market, where portrait drawings have gained a considerable following. Collectors are drawn to the emotional depth and personal connection that these works can evoke, making them an essential part of the contemporary art landscape. As artists continue to push the boundaries of what is possible in portrait drawing, we can only expect to see more exciting and groundbreaking works emerge in the coming years.

Drawing,  139.7x106.7 cm
Work of art Drawing, 139.7x106.7 cm
©2023 Chifart

Related Famous Artists

Contemporary Portrait Drawings are a popular art form that has been mastered by many renowned artists. One such artist is Kehinde Wiley, whose work is known for its vibrant colors and intricate details. His portraits often feature African American figures, and he draws inspiration from classical European art.

Another artist who has made a name for herself in the realm of contemporary portrait drawings is Amy Sherald. Her work is characterized by her use of grayscale and the way she captures her subjects’ expressions and emotions. She is best known for her portrait of former First Lady Michelle Obama.

Njideka Akunyili Crosby is yet another artist who has gained recognition for her contemporary portrait drawings. Her work often explores themes of identity and culture, and she incorporates elements of her Nigerian heritage into her pieces. She uses a combination of painting and drawing techniques to create her intricate portraits.

One more artist worth mentioning is Toyin Ojih Odutola, whose work often focuses on the representation of black bodies. Her portraits are highly detailed and often feature black figures in domestic settings. She is known for her unique use of pen and ink, which gives her pieces a distinct texture and depth.

In the world of contemporary portrait drawings, these artists have all made significant contributions to the field. Their work is diverse, thought-provoking, and emotionally resonant, and it continues to inspire and captivate audiences around the world.

Drawing,  110x75 cm
Caesar (Planet of Apes) Realistic Drawing, 110x75 cm
©2023 Steeven Shaw

Notable contemporary Portrait Drawings

The contemporary art world is filled with stunning portrait drawings that capture the essence of the subject while displaying the artist’s unique style. One such artwork is "Self-Portrait" by Kerry James Marshall, created in 1990. This striking charcoal drawing depicts the artist staring directly at the viewer with a serious expression, highlighting his impressive technical skills.

Another notable contemporary portrait drawing is "A Portrait of the Artist" by Kehinde Wiley, completed in 2012. In this vibrant and intricate artwork, the artist portrays himself in a regal pose, surrounded by intricate patterns that reference his African heritage. The use of bright colors and bold lines creates a dynamic and engaging piece.

One of the most recognizable contemporary portrait artists is Chuck Close, whose hyper-realistic drawings are often created using a grid system. His 1988 artwork "Self-Portrait" is a stunning example of this technique, with every detail of his face rendered with incredible precision. The large scale of the drawing adds to its impact and draws the viewer in for a closer look.

A more recent addition to the world of contemporary portrait drawing is Toyin Ojih Odutola, whose 2018 piece "Compound Leaf" showcases her unique style and use of color. The piece depicts a young woman with a striking gaze and intricate patterns covering her skin, creating a mesmerizing and otherworldly effect.

Overall, contemporary portrait drawing continues to push the boundaries of traditional techniques and styles, resulting in breathtaking works of art that capture the essence of the subject while displaying the artist’s unique vision.

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Drawing titled "GIOVANE DONNA CON V…" by Marco Tidu, Original Artwork, Charcoal
GIOVANE DONNA CON VENTAGLIO - Drawing, 80x60 cm ©2018 by Marco Tidu - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, Marco Tidu, Arte contemporanea, Arte contemporanea italiana, Donna con ventaglio, Disegno realistico, Disegno figurativo, Belle epoque, Bianco e nero

Marco Tidu


Charcoal on Cardboard | 80x60 cm

Drawing titled "Caesar (Planet of A…" by Steeven Shaw, Original Artwork, Charcoal
Caesar (Planet of Apes) Realistic - Drawing, 110x75 cm ©2023 by Steeven Shaw - Surrealism, surrealism-627, Celebrity Portraits, apes, planet, movie, drawing, art, animal, portrait

Steeven Shaw

"Caesar (Planet of Apes) Realistic"

Charcoal on Paper | 110x75 cm

Drawing titled "Graceful Duality" by Hildegarde Handsaeme, Original Artwork, Acrylic Mounted on Aluminium
Graceful Duality - Drawing, 70x50 cm ©2024 by Hildegarde Handsaeme - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, woman, women, duality, graceful, colors, original item, collector item, beautiful women, nude, art from Hildegarde Handsaeme, paintig of two women

Hildegarde Handsaeme

"Graceful Duality"

Acrylic on Canvas | 70x50 cm

On Request Prints from HK$226.42
Drawing titled "Fêlures II" by Valérie Fistarol, Original Artwork, Pastel
Fêlures II - Drawing, 35x25 cm ©2023 by Valérie Fistarol - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, dorure, fêlures, pastel, femme, statue, femme de dos, bleu, or

Valérie Fistarol

"Fêlures II"

Pastel on Paper | 35x25 cm

Drawing titled "PRUDENTIA" by Bernie Forestier (Fine Bernie), Original Artwork, Pencil
PRUDENTIA - Drawing, 42x59.4 cm ©2023 by Bernie Forestier (Fine Bernie) - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, art figuratif, décoration pour salon, embellissement mural design, peinture couleurs vives, oeuvre contemporaine, décoration murale colorée, décoration murale moderne, art intuitif, dessin marqueur de peinture, dessin syle unique, oeuvre dimension mythologique, oeuvre style coloré chaleureux, art naîf, trendy living room decoration, décoration murale bureau, idée cadeau pour femme, décoration murale intérieur, décoration murale design, décoration murale design salon

Bernie Forestier (Fine Bernie)


Pencil on Paper | 42x59.4 cm

Drawing titled "Call my name" by Anna Reshetnikova, Original Artwork, Pencil
Call my name - Drawing, 50x35 cm ©2023 by Anna Reshetnikova - Surrealism, surrealism-627, Portrait

Anna Reshetnikova

"Call my name"

Pencil on Cardboard | 50x35 cm

Drawing titled "Ким 2" by Vladimir Oshmarin, Original Artwork, Conté
Ким 2 - Drawing, 42x30 cm ©2024 by Vladimir Oshmarin - Figurative, figurative-594, Portrait, арт, портрет, портреты, рисунок, рисунки, графика, портрет карандашом, портрет карандашами, портреты карандашом, портреты карандашами, рисунок карандашом, рисунок карандашами, рисунки карандашом, рисунки карандашами, графика карандашом, карандашная графика, карандашный рисунок, портрет цветными карандашами, рисунок цветными карандашами, рисунки цветными карандашами

Vladimir Oshmarin

"Ким 2"

Conté on Paper | 42x30 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Profilo" by Roby Bí, Original Artwork, Graphite
Profilo - Drawing, 33x24 cm ©2019 by Roby Bí - Hyperrealism, hyperrealism-612, Women Portraits, donna, ritratto, profilo, sensualità

Roby Bí


Graphite on Paper | 33x24 cm

Drawing titled "Estasi" by Sonia O-Hido, Original Artwork, Pencil
Estasi - Drawing, 29.7x21 cm ©2024 by Sonia O-Hido - Illustration, illustration-600, Women Portraits, estasi, donna, bellezza, moda, illustrazione di moda, vestito, capelli folti, donna bruna, sexy, fascino, volto femminile, labbra carnose, attraente, pizzo, vestito trasparente, abito da sera, ammaliata, affascinata

Sonia O-Hido


Pencil on Paper | 29.7x21 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Fermoimmagine con r…" by Nicola De Luca, Original Artwork, Graphite Mounted on Other rigid panel
Fermoimmagine con rosa bianca - Drawing, 35x50 cm ©2023 by Nicola De Luca - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, figura, bellezza, rosa bianca, biancoenero, grafite, donna, fiore, classico, figurativo

Nicola De Luca

"Fermoimmagine con rosa bianca"

Graphite on Cardboard | 35x50 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Qui suis-je ? N°10" by Valérie Poupon, Original Artwork, Ink Mounted on Cardboard
Qui suis-je ? N°10 - Drawing, 36x48 cm ©2023 by Valérie Poupon - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, noir et blanc, femmes, portraits, encre, encre de chine

Valérie Poupon

"Qui suis-je ? N°10"

Ink on Paper | 36x48 cm

Drawing titled "Alfred Hitchcock" by Milto Sideris, Original Artwork, Ballpoint pen
Alfred Hitchcock - Drawing, 30x21 cm ©2000 by Milto Sideris - Hyperrealism, hyperrealism-612, Celebrity Portraits

Milto Sideris

"Alfred Hitchcock"

Ballpoint pen on Paper | 30x21 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Getting back to you…" by Stephan B. Reisig, Original Artwork, Pencil
Getting back to your roots can be complicated - Drawing, 100x70 cm ©2020 by Stephan B. Reisig - Figurative, figurative-594, Portrait

Stephan B. Reisig

"Getting back to your roots can be complicated"

Pencil on Paper | 100x70 cm

Drawing titled ""Junge Frau nach li…" by Walter Roos, Original Artwork, Pencil
"Junge Frau nach links blickend (23:46)" - Drawing, 15x20 cm ©2019 by Walter Roos - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, Portrait, Jung, Frau, Links, Profil, Nonfinito, Figurative

Walter Roos

""Junge Frau nach links blickend (23:46)""

Pencil on Cardboard | 15x20 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Cold Contagious | s…" by Marco Paludet, Original Artwork, Graphite
Cold Contagious | sexy woman sketch with tribal tattoo | lin - Drawing, 40x60 cm ©2024 by Marco Paludet - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, line art, sexy woman, sexy female, woman face, beautiful woman, female face, tattoo woman, portrait of woman, pencil portrait, tribal tattoo, tribal design, woman sketch, woman drawing, female figure, expressive, surrealistic portrait, woman art, woman profile, doodle art, sensual

Marco Paludet

"Cold Contagious | sexy woman sketch with tribal tattoo | lin"

Graphite on Paper | 40x60 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Tsunaina2" by Cécile Mordillo, Original Artwork, Pencil
Tsunaina2 - Drawing, 29.7x21 cm ©2024 by Cécile Mordillo - Figurative, figurative-594, Celebrity Portraits, top model, Tibet, Tsunaïna, Fashion

Cécile Mordillo


Pencil on Cardboard | 29.7x21 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Улыбка" by Kirill Petrenko, Original Artwork, Charcoal
Улыбка - Drawing, 42x59 cm ©2023 by Kirill Petrenko - Figurative, figurative-594, Portrait, портрет, искусство, графика, рисунок, женщина, смех, радость, portrait, art, graphic arts, woman, laughter, joy

Kirill Petrenko


Charcoal on Cardboard | 42x59 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Duality of Opposite…" by Cansu Kam, Original Artwork, Charcoal
Duality of Opposites in Mind and Character - Drawing, 70x100 cm ©2024 by Cansu Kam - Hyperrealism, hyperrealism-612, Portrait

Cansu Kam

"Duality of Opposites in Mind and Character"

Charcoal on Paper | 70x100 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Soldat 6" by Diana Knepper, Original Artwork, Charcoal
Soldat 6 - Drawing, 30x21 cm ©2024 by Diana Knepper - Figurative, figurative-594, Portrait, portrait, skizze, zeichnung, figur, face, man, frau, woman, charcoal, kohle, drawing, sketch

Diana Knepper

"Soldat 6"

Charcoal on Paper | 30x21 cm

Drawing titled "Portrait - Diagonale" by Philms, Original Artwork, Charcoal
Portrait - Diagonale - Drawing, 53x35 cm ©2023 by Philms - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, fusain, sanguine, art, poesie, melancolie, diagonale, femme, women, portrait, sketch, elegance, shadows, grace, beauty, drawing, enjoy


"Portrait - Diagonale"

Charcoal on Cardboard | 53x35 cm

Drawing titled "Porträt 07" by Barbara Kroll, Original Artwork, Pencil
Porträt 07 - Drawing, 30x24 cm ©2023 by Barbara Kroll - Expressionism, expressionism-591, Women Portraits, Zeichnung, Frau, Porträt

Barbara Kroll

"Porträt 07"

Pencil on Paper | 30x24 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Cubic face" by Joyce Van Den Engel, Original Artwork, Pencil
Cubic face - Drawing, 57x40 cm ©2023 by Joyce Van Den Engel - Cubism, cubism-582, Portrait, colorful, purple, squars, fantasy face, face., fantasy

Joyce Van Den Engel

"Cubic face"

Pencil on Paper | 57x40 cm

Drawing titled "pas contente" by Cathy, Original Artwork, Graphite
pas contente - Drawing, 30x30 cm ©2023 by Cathy - Illustration, illustration-600, Portrait


"pas contente"

Graphite on Paper | 30x30 cm

Drawing titled "AUTOPORTRAIT" by Philippe Fares, Original Artwork, Ink Mounted on Wood Panel
AUTOPORTRAIT - Drawing, 14.5x14 cm ©2024 by Philippe Fares - Pop Art, pop-art-615, Portrait, AUTOPORTRAIT

Philippe Fares


Ink on Paper | 14.5x14 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Work of art" by Chifart, Original Artwork, Pencil
Work of art - Drawing, 139.7x106.7 cm ©2023 by Chifart - Hyperrealism, hyperrealism-612, Portrait, Woman, Celebrity, Red, Black, Colour, Hyperealism, Artwork, Abstract, Contemporary, Frame


"Work of art"

Pencil on Paper | 139.7x106.7 cm

Drawing titled "Auguste's portrait" by Natalie Levkovska, Original Artwork, Tempera
Auguste's portrait - Drawing, 70x50 cm ©2024 by Natalie Levkovska - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, white gray pink, young woman portraiture, Contemporary drawing, Classical drawing of model, Paintbrush strokes, Sketching art, Natalie Levkovska art, Figurative and abstract, portrait of a brunette, Girl with dreadlocks, brushstrokes, face profile, knotted dreadlocks, hairstyle with long bangs

Natalie Levkovska

"Auguste's portrait"

Tempera on Cardboard | 70x50 cm

Drawing titled "Près de la source" by Nathalie Picoulet, Original Artwork, Pastel Mounted on Cardboard
Près de la source - Drawing, 79x113 cm ©2023 by Nathalie Picoulet - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, pastel, drapé, nu feminin, hyper réaliste, french, maitre pastelliste, français

Nathalie Picoulet

"Près de la source"

Pastel on Cardboard | 79x113 cm

Drawing titled "It's one o'clock an…" by Volodimir Moldavskyi, Original Artwork, Ink
It's one o'clock and time for lunch - Drawing, 41x29.7 cm ©2024 by Volodimir Moldavskyi - Surrealism, surrealism-627, Men portraits

Volodimir Moldavskyi

"It's one o'clock and time for lunch"

Ink on Paper | 41x29.7 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Tender waves" by Inna Medvedeva, Original Artwork, Pastel
Tender waves - Drawing, 50x65 cm ©2024 by Inna Medvedeva - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, girl in the water, realistic water, sea, seascape, navy blue, diving, aestetic

Inna Medvedeva

"Tender waves"

Pastel on Paper | 50x65 cm

Drawing titled "Sans titre" by Robert Combas, Original Artwork, Ink
Sans titre - Drawing, 15x15 cm ©1998 by Robert Combas - Figurative, figurative-594, Men portraits

Robert Combas

"Sans titre"

Ink on Paper | 15x15 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "P23 D2" by Arnaud Broutin, Original Artwork, Ink
P23 D2 - Drawing, 65x50 cm ©2024 by Arnaud Broutin - Abstract, abstract-570, Portrait, peinture, portrait, abstrait, arnaud broutin

Arnaud Broutin

"P23 D2"

Ink on Paper | 65x50 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "L'alpha" by Lorgaan, Original Artwork, Pencil
L'alpha - Drawing, 42x29.7 cm ©2023 by Lorgaan - Figurative, figurative-594, Men portraits, homme, regard, face à face



Pencil on Paper | 42x29.7 cm

Drawing titled "Hiding man" by Elzem, Original Artwork, Ink
Hiding man - Drawing, 42x34 cm ©2023 by Elzem - Classicism, classicism-933, Portrait, portret, man, body, human, dot, stipple, inkt, micron


"Hiding man"

Ink on Paper | 42x34 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Barbaque N°5" by Denis Blondel, Original Artwork, Oil
Barbaque N°5 - Drawing, 100x81 cm ©2024 by Denis Blondel - Expressionism, expressionism-591, Portrait, humanité, portrait

Denis Blondel

"Barbaque N°5"

Oil on Canvas | 100x81 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Portrait garance" by Brigitte Derbigny, Original Artwork, Ink
Portrait garance - Drawing, 33x25 cm ©2023 by Brigitte Derbigny - Figurative, figurative-594, Portrait, portrait, garance, rose, encre

Brigitte Derbigny

"Portrait garance"

Ink on Paper | 33x25 cm

Drawing titled "Retrato de mujer" by Leopoldo Fernandez Sanchez, Original Artwork, Graphite
Retrato de mujer - Drawing, 28x20 cm ©2023 by Leopoldo Fernandez Sanchez - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, Retrato, Mujer, Dibujo, Grafito, Lápiz

Leopoldo Fernandez Sanchez

"Retrato de mujer"

Graphite on Paper | 28x20 cm



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