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

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
Entanglement is in the eye of the beholder 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,  100x70 cm
Veja, trace of blue Drawing, 100x70 cm
©2023 Natalie Levkovska

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,  42x29.7 cm
The pianist Drawing, 42x29.7 cm
©2024 Anna Reshetnikova

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 "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 "The pianist" by Anna Reshetnikova, Original Artwork, Ink
The pianist - Drawing, 42x29.7 cm ©2024 by Anna Reshetnikova - Surrealism, surrealism-627, Portrait

Anna Reshetnikova

"The pianist"

Ink on Paper | 42x29.7 cm

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 "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 "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 "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 "Pleiadian Queen" by Laura Krusemark, Original Artwork, Charcoal
Pleiadian Queen - Drawing, 83.8x57.2 cm ©2016 by Laura Krusemark - Figurative, figurative-594, Portrait

Laura Krusemark

"Pleiadian Queen"

Charcoal on Paper | 83.8x57.2 cm

Not For Sale
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

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 "Animal world" by Vitaly.Arts, Original Artwork, Graphite
Animal world - Drawing, 42x29 cm ©2023 by Vitaly.Arts - Hyperrealism, hyperrealism-612, Portrait, animal, pencil, portrait, world, art


"Animal world"

Graphite on Paper | 42x29 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "leave me #2" by G Teisseyre, Original Artwork, Ink
leave me #2 - Drawing, 29x21 cm ©2021 by G Teisseyre - Conceptual Art, conceptual-art-579, Women Portraits, minimal, black, white, pop art, street art, design, new, modern, contemporary, halftone

G Teisseyre

"leave me #2"

Ink on Paper | 29x21 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Entanglement is in…" by Stephan B. Reisig, Original Artwork, Pencil
Entanglement is in the eye of the beholder - Drawing, 100x70 cm ©2020 by Stephan B. Reisig - Surrealism, surrealism-627, Portrait

Stephan B. Reisig

"Entanglement is in the eye of the beholder"

Pencil on Paper | 100x70 cm

Drawing titled "Frida Kahlo & Van G…" by Steeven Shaw, Original Artwork, Chalk
Frida Kahlo & Van Gogh Drawing - Drawing, 110x79 cm ©2023 by Steeven Shaw - Hyperrealism, hyperrealism-612, Celebrity Portraits, frida, kahlo, vincent, vangogh, pastel, portrait, art, charcoal, colorful

Steeven Shaw

"Frida Kahlo & Van Gogh Drawing"

Chalk on Paper | 110x79 cm

Drawing titled "Learn From This Mis…" by Marco Paludet, Original Artwork, Pencil
Learn From This Mistake | realistic girl face portrait - Drawing, 70x50 cm ©2023 by Marco Paludet - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, beautiful girl, woman face, girl face, beautiful woman, doodles, doodle, zentangle, mandala, realistic portrait, realistic woman, realistic drawing, pencil portrait, street art, woman sketch, expressive, portraiture, boho, street art portrait, sad woman

Marco Paludet

"Learn From This Mistake | realistic girl face portrait"

Pencil on Paper | 70x50 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Лариса" by Vladimir Oshmarin, Original Artwork, Conté
Лариса - Drawing, 30x21 cm ©2023 by Vladimir Oshmarin - Figurative, figurative-594, Portrait, арт, портрет, рисунок, рисунки, портреты, графика, портрет карандашом, портрет карандашами, портрет цветными карандашами, портреты карандашом, портреты карандашами, портреты цветными карандашами, рисунок карандашом, рисунок карандашами, рисунок цветными карандашами, рисунки карандашом, рисунки карандашами, рисунки цветными карандашами, art, portrait

Vladimir Oshmarin


Conté on Paper | 30x21 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 "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 "SENZA SE" by Marco Tidu, Original Artwork, Charcoal
SENZA SE - Drawing, 70x50 cm ©2022 by Marco Tidu - Figurative, figurative-594, Portrait, MARCO TIDU, tidu art, arte contemporanea, disegno realistico, marco tidu disegni, surrealismo, figurativo, disumania

Marco Tidu


Charcoal on Cardboard | 70x50 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Peonia" by Serena Grassetti, Original Artwork, Charcoal Mounted on Wood Stretcher frame
Peonia - Drawing, 72x53 cm ©2023 by Serena Grassetti - Expressionism, expressionism-591, Women Portraits, ecoprinting, stampatessuto, donna, mezzovolto, voltodonna, carbone, carboncino, disegnodonna, arte, novità, ecologico, sensibile, foglie, natura

Serena Grassetti


Charcoal on Canvas | 72x53 cm

Drawing titled "Noir" by Aleksey Zhukov, Original Artwork, Pencil
Noir - Drawing, 42x59.4 cm ©2022 by Aleksey Zhukov - Hyperrealism, hyperrealism-612, Women Portraits, woman, sweater, noir, cigarette, woman with a cigarette, woman portrait, pencil drawing, graphic arts, portrait de femme, femme avec une cigarette, art graphique

Aleksey Zhukov


Pencil on Paper | 42x59.4 cm

Drawing titled "Signe Ligne Imagine…" by Abricodéal Îles, Original Artwork, Ink
Signe Ligne Imagine 2. Renaît - Drawing, 27x45 cm ©2024 by Abricodéal Îles - Abstract, abstract-570, Women Portraits, Encre de Chine, Noir, Lune, Soleil, Planète, Femme, Signe

Abricodéal Îles

"Signe Ligne Imagine 2. Renaît"

Ink on Paper | 27x45 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Demoiselle" by Dominique Dève, Original Artwork, Charcoal
Demoiselle - Drawing, 29x22 cm ©2023 by Dominique Dève - Expressionism, expressionism-591, Women Portraits, portrait, woman, charcoal, drawing

Dominique Dève


Charcoal on Paper | 29x22 cm

Drawing titled "FLAMENCO ( Paco de…" by Richard Boigeol, Original Artwork, Ink
FLAMENCO ( Paco de Lucia ) - Drawing, 42x30 cm ©2023 by Richard Boigeol - Figurative, figurative-594, Portrait, guitare, portrait, flamenco

Richard Boigeol

"FLAMENCO ( Paco de Lucia )"

Ink on Paper | 42x30 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Veja, trace of blue" by Natalie Levkovska, Original Artwork, Tempera
Veja, trace of blue - Drawing, 100x70 cm ©2023 by Natalie Levkovska - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, Erotic Art female, female figure, Real model drawing, Live drawing, young woman portraiture, Collectible Art, Paintbrush strokes, funny tattoo, double portrait, man and woman, brushstrokes, indigo tattoo

Natalie Levkovska

"Veja, trace of blue"

Tempera on Cardboard | 100x70 cm

Drawing titled ""F... you(22:11)"" by Walter Roos, Original Artwork, Pencil
"F... you(22:11)" - Drawing, 30.2x21.8 cm ©2018 by Walter Roos - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, Portrait, Frau, Ärger, Emotionn, Nonfinito, Figurative

Walter Roos

""F... you(22:11)""

Pencil on Paper | 30.2x21.8 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Porträt 13" by Barbara Kroll, Original Artwork, Pencil
Porträt 13 - Drawing, 26.5x20.5 cm ©2019 by Barbara Kroll - Expressionism, expressionism-591, Women Portraits, Frau, Porträt, Zeichnung

Barbara Kroll

"Porträt 13"

Pencil on Paper | 26.5x20.5 cm

Prints available
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 "Connection" by Giovanni Sanesi, Original Artwork, Charcoal
Connection - Drawing, 120x90 cm ©2023 by Giovanni Sanesi - Figurative, figurative-594, Portrait

Giovanni Sanesi


Charcoal on Paper | 120x90 cm

Drawing titled "Christina Ricci" by Cécile Mordillo, Original Artwork, Pencil
Christina Ricci - Drawing, 21x14.8 cm ©2023 by Cécile Mordillo - Figurative, figurative-594, Celebrity Portraits, Christina Ricci, femme, actrice

Cécile Mordillo

"Christina Ricci"

Pencil on Paper | 21x14.8 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Jorja Smith" by Abdel Maha, Original Artwork, Charcoal
Jorja Smith - Drawing, 29.7x21 cm ©2023 by Abdel Maha - Hyperrealism, hyperrealism-612, Celebrity Portraits, Jorja Smith, poster, pop, R&b, music, black and white, aesthetic, female, portrait

Abdel Maha

"Jorja Smith"

Charcoal on Paper | 29.7x21 cm

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 "Water dance" by Cansu Kam, Original Artwork, Charcoal
Water dance - Drawing, 70x45 cm ©2023 by Cansu Kam - Hyperrealism, hyperrealism-612, Portrait, portrait

Cansu Kam

"Water dance"

Charcoal on Paper | 70x45 cm

Drawing titled "Tom Hanks" by Roberto Sallén, Original Artwork, Pencil
Tom Hanks - Drawing, 84.1x59.5 cm ©2023 by Roberto Sallén - Hyperrealism, hyperrealism-612, Celebrity Portraits, retratos, famosos, celebridades, personajes, actores

Roberto Sallén

"Tom Hanks"

Pencil on Paper | 84.1x59.5 cm

Drawing titled "Studie für ein Port…" by Diana Knepper, Original Artwork, Charcoal
Studie für ein Porträt ll - Drawing, 28x21 cm ©2023 by Diana Knepper - Figurative, figurative-594, Portrait, skizze, sketch, black, schwarz, white, figur, mensch, woman, porträt, portrait

Diana Knepper

"Studie für ein Porträt ll"

Charcoal on Paper | 28x21 cm

Drawing titled "Clouds are coming !" by Romano Valsky, Original Artwork, Acrylic
Clouds are coming ! - Drawing, 42x29.7 cm ©2023 by Romano Valsky - Expressionism, expressionism-591, Women Portraits, Grotesque art, Erotic art, Neo expressionism, Doodle art, Neo Dada, Punk art, Gribouillage, Expressive art, Tachisme, Weird art, Experimental art

Romano Valsky

"Clouds are coming !"

Acrylic on Paper | 42x29.7 cm

Prints available


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