Thursday, January 31, 2008

For those who missed it

This past month I illustrated four poems for the Nrc-Handelsblad.
It was for their children's page, and a lot of fun.
Here are the illustrations without the poems.

New camera-fun

I like cake, there's no getting around it, I love it. It drives me to make pictures like this

Fortunately sometimes you can make something out of the things you like. Such as this.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Exclusive - only here! - only now!

Well, the now-thing may not be entirely true.

But you won't see the picture below anywhere else. I made it last week as an illustration for the children's page of the NRC-handelsblad. Only, when I was just about ready to send the whole thing to the paper I got a new idea; a better one in fact. So working furiously I drew a new picture, one I was mightily satisfied with, I might add. That's the illustration they're going to print. Fortunately I have this blog so I can show you my first attempt. In the end I don't think it's a particularly bad illustration, but it's a little too showy and fragmented.

Oh and here's a little sketch of two figures from Romanian folklore