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My favourite drawing – a museum

My favourite drawing – a museum

This drawing was made for a book cover. The stories is the book were about science. On the cover, I had to bring many subjects together in a museum setting: air balloons, photography, sailing, polders, american indians, pasta making, bridges, coffee burning and brewing, casting…

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My favourite drawings – Tio Nacho

My favourite drawings – Tio Nacho

This drawing shows the old man Tio Nacho. Tio wants to get rid of his old hat, but every time he throws it away, his neighbors, friends or family members bring it back to him, thinking he has lost it. In the end, Tio decides…

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My favourite drawings – A house on piles

My favourite drawings – A house on piles

This drawing was made for an educational publisher. The layout dictated the high narrow shape of the drawing, and that is why I made the house so high. For the workbook of the same method, I had to draw a pile dwelling too, but then…

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My favourite drawings – A rose

My favourite drawings – A rose

Because it is Valentine’s Day today, I post this drawing of a rose. The drawing was originally made for a dictionary, black-and-white. The colours were added later. I particularly like the ‘frosted’ edges. Omdat het vandaag Valentijnsdag is, post ik deze tekening van een roos….

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My favourite drawings – a lady

My favourite drawings – a lady

This lady is a certain Jacoba who lived in Tiel a few centuries ago. The drawing was made for an educational website about the history of Gelderland (a province of the Netherlands). If I remember correctly, I took the dress from a painting of a…

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My favourite drawings – crow

My favourite drawings – crow

In 2002 I got one of my first really big assignments: to make 600+ drawings for a dictionary (Van Dale). These drawings were printed very, very small (20 x 20 mm), so they had to be very simple. This is one of the drawings I…

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My favourite drawings – Happy girl

My favourite drawings – Happy girl

I want to show some of my favourite drawings. This is a drawing I made in 2002. It is a simple drawing, but I like everything about it: the girl, her hair, the colours, her attitude. Ik wil een aantal van mijn favoriete tekeningen laten…

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