Category: drawing


“New Illustration of the Sexual System: The Temple of Flora, or Garden of Nature,” written by Robert Thornton with illustrations by Carl Linnaeus, 1807. (Via


We’ve been looking at one of our favorite illustrators represented in our special collections of children’s books: Boris

Artzybasheff (1899-1965). The Russian-born American illustrator is perhaps most widely known for illustrating more than 200 covers of Time magazine between 1941 and 1965. These beautiful images above are from our copy of his 1928 edition of The Fairy Shoemaker, and Other Fairy Poems

Insect illustrations, Japan, 19th century.

Colorist colored pencils made by the H. C. Kurz Co. in Germany, late 1950s.

Two notebooks used by Kelsick Wood (a shipbuilder from Maryport, England), circa 1830s.

Vintage Pelikan Pens.

The World’s Largest Collection of Black Markers

Fucking Awesome Illustration of me by @annetillusion #Slayne #DarkArt #AnnetIllusion #DarkArt #DarkArtistries #Drawing #Rendering

I Fucking Love This Illustration of me by @annetillusion 🖤
I think this should be on a T-shirt! I’d wear myself! 🤘🏼
#Slayne #Illustration #Sketch #Pencil #Drawing #Rendering #DarkArt

Loving this illustration by @theathenas That hair though! #Slayne #Illustration #Rendering #Drawing