Tressa over at Tressa’s Wishful Endings
hosts this meme, Friday Favorites. I use this opportunity to highlight and feature some of my favorite illustrators.
Today I am featuring an illustrator that I thought I had just discovered, only to realize I’ve read several books with his artwork in them! Welcome to Timothy Basil Ering.
About Timothy Basil Ering:
Timothy Basil Ering is an illustrator and an author.
ages. He is the illustrator, and also the author of the very popular
picture books “Necks Out for Adventure!” and “The Story of Frog Belly Rat Bone” (which has been wonderfully adapted to the stage by Rogue Artist Ensemble in Los Angeles, CA).
Another notable book that Timothy illustrated is the Newbery Award winning “The Tale of Despereaux” by Kate DiCamillo. The Tale of Despereaux is published in languages all around the world and is also a motion picture.
Timothy studied illustration and fine art at the Art Center
College of Design in Pasadena, CA. He is very inspired by his adventures
on, around, and in the ocean. While Timothy is busy creating art and
stories for books, he is also busy painting images of fish, seascapes,
and landscapes redolent with evidence of his beloved life as a Cape
Not much to stalk, I’m afraid. 🙁
The thing I love about Timothy’s work is that it isn’t straight forward. It is so imaginative and loose. I love his impressionistic style and the energy that oozes out of each one of his pieces.
I love the way he can capture emotion and expression with a few wild lines and some bold brush strokes.
Books by or with Art By Timothy Basil Ering:
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