Before doing 3D Street Art

Before developing his 3D, anamorphic style, Julian worked as a street busker, doing more conventional 2D portraits on busy shopping streets in London and Europe. In this way he learnt how best to use pastels before attempting the more innovative and ambitious 3D illusions that were to follow.

Here we see a selection of drawings from those days: renderings of old Masters and large pastel portraits of the great and the good.

Also shown are self-portraits at work.

Pavement art : rendering of old masters

Pavement art : the Great and the Good

Julian Beever and self-portraits