British artist Adam Riches has an unusual technique of drawing portraits. Instead of taking a meticulous and planned approach like many artists, Riches doodles.
Most of Riches’ portraits are based on intuition and they are spontaneous. He starts scribbling on a piece of paper with a pencil and then works his way from there. This results in impressive artwork that recently became quite popular among art collectors and enabled this talented artist to turn his passion for drawing into a career.
“I was always interested in drawing as a child and drawing from my imagination… I feel lucky to take something I did when I was younger and develop that into a career,” – Riches told BBC in a recent interview.
While Riches’ mostly does portraits of anonymous humans from his imagination, he sometimes also “doodles” portraits of famous celebrities like Amy Winehouse or Bruce Lee.
Check out some of his works below.