BLACK LIVES MATTER
Drawings of the protesters I saw at the Black Lives Matter protests at Dam Square, Amsterdam on June 1st, and in Nelson Mandelapark, Amsterdam on June 10th. If you want to help, here are a few things you could do: Donate to Black Lives Matter: here Check out The Black Archives: here Follow Kick Out […]
Mentally disabled people’s sexuality
For my client BLEND Leren, I illustrated a series of teaching modules meant for professionals who work with mentally disabled people, on the subject of their clients’ sexuality. The drawings I’m sharing here are portraits for anonymized case studies. Although inspired by pictures of real people that I found during my own research, the people […]
BUY ‘HOPE IN 2020’ This notebook is a collaboration with Paper on the Rocks, a company which makes nature-friendly notebooks out of non-tree materials such as stone and plant-waste. ‘Hope 2020’ is a collection of soft-cover ‘leafbooks’ designed by illustrators. You can buy the books as a set, or separately. To order, click […]
Women’s March 2020
Drawings of people spotted at Women’s March Amsterdam. Some of these are available as prints, if you’d like to buy one click here! Based on a picture by MyFragileSelf Based on a photo by […]
BUY A COLORING BOOK Due to quarantine times, the coloring books are back :) Keep yourself or the kids in your life busy with this 22-page coloring book, drawn by me. This book started out as a present for my 3 y/o niece’s birthday, with drawings made with her in mind (for instance, one of […]
2019 A group exhibition at Het Huis Van Betekenis, Utrecht: ten illustrators respond visually to one of Manuel Kurpershoek’s little drawings.
Visual Notes at Schoolism Live, Berlin
I was lucky enough to be at Schoolism Live in Berlin in 2019, because my friend Lois taught a workshop there and brought me along. Here are some visual notes I took during the workshops for fun.
How to work with youth-led organizations? An infographic I made for Plan International shows quotes from those young people (unrelated to the drawn characters).
Live Drawing at a Wedding
If I’ve ever been part of a special gift, it’s this wedding present: I was hired as a live illustrator to capture moments from this couple’s big day.
Women In AI portraits
Portraits I made for Women In AI. Most are based on real women in AI, a few of them are fictional.
Infographic for EPHA
An infographic I made for European Public Health Alliance (EPHA), about how ‘Food Environments’ influence our eating behavior. This illustration shows an unhealthy food environment.
Live Visual Notes: Culture in Europe
Visual notes, drawn and broadcast live via iPad, at a European Cultural Foundation meeting in Bozar, Brussels. The notes are a record of a conversation between cultural organizations, members of the European Parliament and others, about the place of Culture in European society. Client: European Cultural Foundation
NRC – Vrijetijdsvloggers
2019 Illustrations for the NRC newspaper, about vloggers hoping to gain a following.
Live Visual Notes at WOMEN IN AI Event at L’Oréal
Live visual notes I made, not as a commission, but for fun, on my iPad during this L’Oréal Women In AI event.
A year-long coaching trajectory for two groups of people working at the same company. I’ve visualised their ‘journey’ with this infographic, with real quotes and fictional characters and setting. Some of the text has been changed for the privacy of the groups. Client: Dat Moeten We Vaker Doen (coaching buro)
Van Moof Townhall – Visual Notes
Live visual notes made live on my iPad during the annual VanMoof Townhall at EYE, Amsterdam. The visuals were later printed as thank you-cards, and a poster for the office.
Promotional illustrations for training buro PresentU, which gives people workshops in presentation skills.
An infographic. I made it for a client, but made all the text and logos generic, as the original is currently in use as a visual for a tv show pitch.
The Barefoot Guide 5
For the 5th edition of The Barefoot Guide, I got to illustrate one of its chapters, as well as the cover illustration of the book. The Barefoot Guide is a collection of stories by many different organisations on every continent, on how they are working to improve inclusion worldwide. Click here to download the PDF […]
Sometimes I do handlettering! For instance, for this menu. I didn’t have to do the graphic design, so this is just a lot of nicely written words, which my client used to make something of her own.
Livedrawings Awkward i Luistervogels session @ Swordfish and Friend
Digital livedrawings I made during a Q&A session with Awkward i, during Luistervogels at Swordfish and Friend.
Dat Moeten We Vaker Doen: team development infographic
An infographic for team development buro Dat Moeten We Vaker Doen. This is a visual representation of the (metaphorical) journey one of their client teams embarked upon. The text balloons feature quotes from the team members about their experiences, and some of the drawn characters are based on real participants. […]
Ice Mobile Portraits
Any employee who celebrates their fifth anniversary at Ice Mobile, gets a portrait by me, printed on a tile.
AvierKoerier at 24hOost Amsterdam
An afternoon of live drawing with AvierKoerier quick portrait service at café Thuskomme.
Real Men Don’t Get Abused – The story of Gabriël
Illustrations for OneWorld, platform for sustainability and human rights. In six episodes, the article about Gabriël (who is depicted in the illustrations) discusses the subject of human trafficking, and the taboo that exists around male survivors of sexual abuse.
Filmkrant – Twin Peaks special
Cover image and illustrations for Filmkrant #398’s Twin Peaks special. Bewaren Bewaren Bewaren
campaign for Het Financieele Dagblad
Illustrations for a campaign for Het Financieele Dagblad (Dutch financial newspaper). The first set of doodles is American elections-themed, the second is on digitalization, the third on the pension system. Concept and design by Ceci n’est pas un bureau. Bewaren Bewaren Bewaren My laptop is […]
Philip Glass X Subbacultcha
Illustrations for an interview with Philip Glass by Zofia Ciechowska for Subbacultcha. Bewaren Bewaren
The Flood – preview
For a project with musician Edita Karkoschka and photographer Tom Roelofs, I made this mural of Edita’s face in her home in Berlin. More of this thing we’re making will be posted here when it’s done. Bewaren