Hyperrealistic drawing by Brian Boulton
Hyperrealistic drawing by Brian Boulton deserves a worthy recognition and admiration. It is not known what psychological nuances of the artist’s personality is hidden behind this feature, but almost all of these people are drawn from the back. For preimages artist uses photographs, removing during the work on drawing all the details of urban environment surrounding the subject of his image. Thus, the artist achieves the complete anonymity of his models. Depicting them from the back he gets their most natural position, which is difficult to achieve in a legal photo session.
Canadian artist Brian Boulton lives and works in Vancouver. He studied Architectural drafting & rendering in New Caledonia College, British Columbia. In 1983 Brian graduated from Langara College in Vancouver, where he studied Film History, Art History. His photo realistic graphite drawings depict solitary figures faced away from the viewer, standing against the empty white background. Brian Boulton uses his own photographs as the base for his pencil drawings. Unaware of being photographed, the subjects assume uninhibited, natural and occasionally classic poses that lend the images a timeless quality. His drawings is a neutral documentation of a collaboration between the subject and the viewer. Vancouver artist Brian Boulton is a permanent participant of numerous group and solo exhibitions, mostly in his native Canada.