This charcoal drawing is one of Jim Dine's many beautiful drawings of tools. Jim Dine draws familiar, ordinary objects and gives them a life of their own. He treats the spaces in an around the objects with as much importance as the objects themselves and juxtaposes precise form with chaotic, yet controlled application of tone
These oversize illustrations of everyday objects are made using just a fine-tip black pen. Australian artist CJ Hendry creates her beautiful drawings with a tedious dotting technique. By the end of the process the illustrations look like grainy black-and-white photographs made on a vintage film camera.