Today the Department of Teeny-weeny Wonders is exploring the work of Philippines-based freelance illustrator Kerby Rosanes, who is exceptionally skilled with Uni Pin Fineliner drawing pens. His imaginative ink drawings are complex and packed with tiny characters and other details. Most recently he shared this awesomely detailed drawing he did on a delicate dried leaf.
He’s also been known to draw on eggs:
But Rosanes’ most masterful work is executed on paper with ink:
And sometime color pencils as well:
In 2013 Rosanes published Doodle Invasion, a coloring book of his beautiful drawings [Available on Amazon].
Ballerina in green from Creative Illustration. Andrew Loomis. Viking Press, New York, 1947. Hardcover. First edition, first printing.
Creative Illustration is considered Loomis’s magnum opus, which was aimed primarily at the professional-level illustrator. Divided into seven sections: Line, Tone, Color, Telling the Story, Creating Ideas, Fields of Illustration, and Experimenting and Studies, this book is filled with instructions, tips, insider experiences, and incredible illustrations.