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Category Archives: Illustration
I just read about the cranes again on this blog. The story about Priem’s Perky Papershop, read it here.
– ARTIS loves all forms of life. But how should we see life? – Stumbled upon through the WePresent Lucky Dip, where creative stories are chosen at random. A nice surprise while waiting for your files to flash through the … Continue reading
I just found this image for sale on Condé Nast’s online print shop. I l o v e the work of Maira Kalman, and to me it’s a direct line to New York City, the situation described above even … Continue reading
Illustrations by Izak Zenou, for Susan Miller’s Year Ahead 2018 Wall Calendar . I chose images that somehow spoke to me, telling me a story about a woman you could find in front of the Guggenheim Museum, with an eye for … Continue reading
A page I made for a client, to go in the store magazine, illustrating the art on sale. Over the sofa art.
An enlarged note from a sketch I did for a magazine lay-out yesterday. It sums up a day of many images.
Today I had a closer look at Handjob, a book about handmade typography, curated by Mike Perry. I just l o v e wonky letters drawn by hand, ideally expressing original thoughts. It’s refreshing to see all of this was … Continue reading
The oldest winery was found in Armenia, dating to around 4000 BC. The earliest archeological evidence for a dominant position of wine-making in human culture dates from 8,000 years ago in Georgia. The illustrations are from my mother’s wine atlas, published … Continue reading