One of the most intriguing coloring book artists contributing to the market today has to be the art of Kerby Rosanes.
He is a Philippines-based illustrator who works mainly with ordinary black pens to magically illustrate his whimsical patterned and character-strewn “doodle” world. These little elements are spontaneously combined to create massive compositions depicting his everyday experiences or anything that inspires him.
This book was released in March of 2023, the third installment in his brilliant, internationally bestselling Worlds series, in which he transports colorists back into the Kerby-verse, dreaming up new alien worlds drawn in his signature super-detailed style.
This coloring book is the second compilation of Kerby’s most popular images taken from the Morphia series, with full 16 pages of colored-in examples helping you get ideas for your piece of art. This book releases in October of 2021. Click to Pre-order
Wondermorphia combines artwork from Fantomorphia and Geomorphia into one edition
Ahhh, it looks like Kerby is back to giving us the thick meaty coloring books we love again. This one has 96 glorious pages. Hooray!
A new fantastic and super-detailed adult coloring book, in an entirely new world, with spread after dizzying spread featuring creatures, people, animals, and landscapes that blur the line between familiar and magical, between reality and imagination.
Kerby Rosanes Newest Coloring Books
In 2019, Kerby came out with two new books for you to lose yourself in.
Read these words. This is a COMPILATION BOOK of some of the favorite coloring pages from Kerby’s other books. Don’t order it after you don’t read the description and then give a bad review. It’s a book where 6 colorists have done magical things with Mr. Rosanes’ drawings and he talks about the outcomes.
Colormorphia is a selection of Kerby Rosanes’s most remarkable artwork, featuring a stunning, full-color sixteen-page section at the beginning of the book that displays some of the most accomplished completed artworks produced by Kerby’s fans. These demonstrate the range of approaches colorists can experiment with when coloring. Kerby comments on the styles and the results, describing why they work so well.Amazon Description.
Kerby has hinted at issues with his publisher which is why we are having to wait so long for the new book I’d imagine because he has changed publishers. If you are someone that likes one-sided images, then this might be the book for you.
A handfull selection of Kerby Rosanes’ work from the previous publication Animorphia. Reprinted into a smaller book of easy to pull out, frame optional, single-sided quality cardstock.L. Brandon – Amazon
His first coloring book was Animorphia & Imagimorphia. then Mythomorphia. In the later books, Rosanes was able to publish with better paper so personally, I am enjoying those more than the first, however, the European versions of the book seem to have a nice paper in both. Exciting news, Kerby has a new book coming out, and this time it is one-sided! For those of you that struggled with all the double-page spreads in the first three, your prayers have been answered with his newest book Geomorphia joins Fantomorphia.
Geomorphia is packed full of intricate images of stunning creatures and landscapes morphing and shapeshifting into Kerby’s signature, breathtaking scenes. Launched October 2018
Fantomorphia – Another Extreme Coloring and Search Challenge Coloring Book.
This book is like all his others, lots of cool images inside images, there are lots of skulls in this one and the designs are all one-sided. In the back of the book is the key to the search challenge portion. You can see my quick flip-through here on Instagram.
An amazing coloring book for adults featuring super-detailed animal images from artist Kerby Rosanes. Known for his popular Sketchy Stories blog, Kerby works in intricately detailed black and white line to create creatures, characters, patterns, and tiny elements to form compositions of mind-boggling complexity. Bring your creativity to complete the breath-taking drawings and find hidden treasures and creatures scattered throughout its pages
Fans of adult coloring books are invited to enter the weird and wonderful world of Kerby Rosanes, the illustrator behind the Sketchy Stories blog and Animorphia, the international phenomenon and New York Times bestseller. In Imagimorphia, animals and objects morph and explode into astounding detail. Bring each intricate image to life with color and find the objects hidden throughout the book.
Printed on quality paper, Imagimorphia is a quirky coloring and search book for fans of adult coloring books like no other.
Although this is NOT marketed as a coloring book, I’ve seen many pages from inside that people have colored in and it is fabulous! You get to know a bit more about his processes as well.
You will glimpse the personal sketchbook loaded with secret doodles, elaborate sketches, and whimsical lines and detailed patterns. Interspersed with his artwork, Kerby also includes techniques, tips, inspirations, and influences.
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If you are an artist in training like I am, you might also enjoy this book but be sure to read the description. There are lots of blank pages for you to sketch on.
Sketch your way to an everyday art habit with this guided sketchbook featuring the artwork of Kerby Rosanes!
Renowned artist Kerby Rosanes knows the high level of energy and creativity it takes to create unique and inspired artwork on a consistent basis. Daily practice is an integral part of mastering drawing and sketching. Never Quit Drawing will inspire you to commit to your art, picking up your sketching pencil and building those creative habits that will take your art to the next level.
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