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Patrick Vale’s Colossus: Timelapse Drawing of New York City Skyline

London-based artist Patrick Vale created a project titled Colossus — a pen and ink illustration of New York City skyline viewed from the Rockefeller Center. The amazing drawing captured in timelapse video below shows the towering skyscrapers and the complexity of the Big Apple. Please scroll down for the video and the incredibly detailed illustration on 3-piece A1 size paper.  Awesome Project!

Enjoy the beautiful NYC in pen & ink!


Colossus by Pat Vale from BigAnimal on Vimeo.

 Artist Statement:

When folk look at Patrick’s absorbing drawings, some worry that there’s something wrong with him; that he’s obsessive or OCD ­but that assumption gives way to one of euphoria. Actually, ‘looking’ is an inaccurate way to describe the reaction; it’s more of a feeling of being seduced into a view that he’s already experienced and he’d be pleased if you the viewer vicariously enjoyed what he was amazed by in the first place.  Continue Reading…


All images/video courtesy of Patrick Vale, and are published with permission.

To see more of his work, please visit his:   Website  |  Facebook  |  Instagram  

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