James Mylne is a British contemporary artist known for his etching in ballpoint pen. His technical abilities with the unorthodox art medium have earned Mylne recognition in Europe and the UK; where he is considered to be among the leaders of the genre and emulated by art students. The Ballpointer online journal called Mylne 'Britain's premier ballpoint pen artist'. The artist's photorealist likenesses of iconic celebrities attracted early media attention and continues to be one aspect of his output. Mylne also creates mixed-media works adding spray paint, magic markers and more to his ballpoint originals.