There are some things that seem totally normal and routine when viewed at a distance, but will absolutely blow your mind when seen up close and personal. This video captures one of those thing, and in a very surprising place: The point where a ballpoint pen hits the paper.
When using a ballpoint pen, the lines you create seem swift and clear. When viewed more closely, the effect of the ball slowly releasing ink onto the paper is a much more visceral, artistic process. It's also totally mesmerizing, as you'll see in the video below.
Check out what someone did with a ballpoint pen and a styrofoam cup.