• 14.11.2011
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Pen Made Wonders


Probably pens are the most used mechanical devices in the world. You can’t do anything without them – sign a contract, write an exam or even draw images. Many companies produce them such as the famous brand Faber Castell. Once they needed an original ad for their “Artist pens” so they found Chan Hwee Chong to help them out.  We could go on and on about the Faber Castell Artist Pen’s precision and control, but we thought we’d just show you, says Faber Castell. Continue reading to know more about the project and the results.

Pen Van Gogh self portraitVincent van Gogh “self portrait” by C. H. Chong

Chan Hwee Chong lives in Hamburg, Germany, and works for Kolle Robbe design studio as an art-director. Graphic design and installations are his hobby.It took 3 months for Chan to create these works. Chan needed precision and patience. If there is at least one mistake you must start the work all over again. By drawing circles and putting different pressure on the pen at different parts of the circles you get a visible image.

Pen Leonardo Da Vinci Mona LisaLeonardo Da Vinci “Mona Lisa” by C. H. Chong

Pen Johannes Vermeer Girl with a pearl earring

Johannes Vermeer “Girl with a pearl earring” by C. H. Chong