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Beautiful colour pencil art by Marco Mazzoni

You may associate colour pencils with childhood doodles adorning refrigerators. But Italian artist Marco Mazzoni shows the true potential of this under-appreciated medium. Drawing inspiration from Italian folklore, this Milan-based artist depicts nature with a dark, dreamlike twist, without a paintbrush in sight. Time to buy some classy magnets, I’d say.

monkey color pencil artwork
color pencil artwork in sketchbook
purple female with floral designs
color pencil artwork in sketchbook

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