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January 26, 2010


There is no doubt that I love color. Just take a look around this website. It's filled to the brim with drawings using every color we can get our hands on. But there is something I find so damn powerful about an artist that can use one color to express what hundreds cannot.

And personally, I've always just picked up my favorite black pen and doodled my way through pages of scrap paper just because I found the effort to use color such a distraction. So it's true, I am biased. Here is a small collection of one-color drawings that have recently caught my attention.

Above by Aleksandra Kopff. You can find the rest here

by wholewheattoast

by wholewheattoast

by Matthew Craven

by Nick Deakin

by withremote

by elotroctavio

by BrokenHorse

by Stuart_Adams

by Kyle Confehr

by zelig3


Samantha Posted Jan 26, 2010
Ah, the power of a bold, black can't be beaten!

michael harman
michael harman Posted Jan 27, 2010
Great work, there is something to be said for black and white pictures. I get the same feeling for black and white photos. keep up the great work.Amazing imagination.

Jim Bradshaw
Jim Bradshaw Posted Jan 27, 2010
I'm a huge fan of b&w art and photography too. Love the post, OKAT.

dana haim
dana haim Posted Jan 27, 2010
Couldn't agree more. Nothing more beautiful than the simplicity of a line. Or a dot. Being a user of many colors, I do really appreciate the simplicity and boldness of black white , and everything in between. Great post.

Collette Abery
Collette Abery Posted Jan 28, 2010
I love this, truly inspiring!

wholewheattoast Posted Jan 28, 2010
Thanks for mention.

Have to agree Black and White is the best.

Sam Snyder
Sam Snyder Posted Jan 29, 2010
I love black and white doodles. Most of what I doodle tends to be black and white. Give me a Uni-Ball pen and a Moleskine and I am set. Just leave a little food and water by my door now and then.

Alice Bradley
Alice Bradley Posted Feb 1, 2010


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