Category Archives: Illustration

Record sleeve art

A collage of record sleeves by Jigal Krant was used to illustrate an article related to the past and future of paper on Monsterkamer.nl. (Monsterkamer means and actually is a sample room for paper, a place in Amsterdam Oost where graphic designers can go for a … Continue reading

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If you love London

you will  l o v e  the work of Caroline Harper! Art director and set dresser by profession –Turner, the film, being one of her projects- Harper was blown away by the art of map making, and inspired by the work … Continue reading

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Stylish forecast

Que sera sera, what ever will be will be… but (!) if you would like to have a peek, know what the future may hold, you can now order your forecast for 2016 by zodiac sign, carefully written by Astrologyzone’s Susan Miller. … Continue reading

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Bright Old Things

  14 inspiring individuals who’ve embraced a new vocation later in life. Great! In a twist on their annual Bright Young Things campaign, Selfridges is celebrating the retirement renaissance. Read the stories of these Bright Old Things, 14 inspiring personalities who rebooted their … Continue reading

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Amsterdam

Wonderful drawings bij 8 year olds of their home town, Amsterdam. I absolutely adore each and everyone of them. Amsterdam to me was a magical magnet for many years before I could move here. These kids grow up here, and these … Continue reading

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Doodle Plus

A brilliant online destination for a lost moment is Colour The News. Every day a coloring page of a news item is posted, which can be downloaded, colored, and send back to be uploaded again. This way anyone can be part of … Continue reading

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Spring Autumn

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Archivism

I live in an archive. I have kept stuff from always and everywhere. To use, later on, when I can afford to live like a professional artist. In the meantime it sits. Everywhere. And now, while redecorating my son’s bedroom, I … Continue reading

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PS | Ernst Haeckel | The order of things

On our way to school yesterday morning. A Monday Morning. Not easy getting to this point, in time: The Franckendael Park close to school, and we’re all dressed, my son’s backpack packed and we’re on our bikes. Hallelujah, The Counterforce overcome, everything … Continue reading

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Everyday princesses

In the children’s section of our library I came across this wonderful book of costume illustrations by French artist Joëlle Jolivet. It is a mega size book showing costumes from everywhere, through times and ages and the images are grouped … Continue reading

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