A new illustrated children’s picture book

Hi! How are you all doing in these weird times?

What’s up and coming? A new series, a very exciting stop motion feature I did design for and… a new picture book called Ferry written by Kendrick Delany and completely illustrated by me. 

Telling the story of Ferry, a boy that is left on an island by his uncle to learn how to swim… but his teacher turns out to be pretty unconventional…

It’s still unclear when it will be in the shelves (and where) but it’s in the making!

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If you’re new to this site: Hi! I’m a Dutch art director and concept artist and I spend most of my time working on a variety of creative projects in animation, education and business. It’s really interesting stuff I would love to share with the world all the time, but unfortunately a lot of what I make involves information my clients consider pretty sensitive, so I usually can’t. Still, I’d love to share some of my insights and fascinations with you – my dear readers (hopefully there’s more than one of you). I plan to blog whenever I find the... Read more »

Pictoplasma 2015


Pictoplasma is a fantastic multidisciplinary festival celebrating the ‘character’ in illustration, animation and design. I try to attend if I see the change – it’s always a great boost for inspiration and to find creative focus.

It entails 3 days of lectures by a great variation of speakers, an exhibition and aligned events. And what’s more, it’s held in Berlin, one of the most inspiring cities I know. In between lectures I took the opportunity to sketch my surroundings.