Author Archives: Aad

Facebook

And that previous post brings us back to present…I’ll make sure to update my news section more frequently. However,¬† news reaches my Facebook page much quicker. If you’ld like to you can join me there.

Society of Illustrators

I‘m thrilled to be included in this years Annual of the Society with a institutional piece and a series of five illustrations in the Book category. The illustration I did for Bettermed to accompany an articl discussing Autism as the next step in evolution is on display right now. And I’m looking forward to see […]

University of Arts and Sience Luzerne

In november I was happy to be invited to give¬† a lecture and a four day workshop on conceptual illustration at the University of Applied Arts in Lucerne, Switzerland. Students had an amazing working attitude especially given the fact that this is the view from their studio…. I had been a while since I did […]

Red Dot Awards!!

Much to my surprise I got word that the series for DSH received three red dot awards, I didn’t even know we were in the mix. I guess this will be the end of the victory march of this series, it was selected by so many juries, I feel very proud and honred to receive […]

3×3 ProShow

Not as many as last year but still I got four pieces into the 3×3 Proshow! Besides that another four received an honorable mention. So the winning pieces are Adaptive planning, an institutional illustration for Heijmans, Strings of my heart, advertising for the Agency Group, The future of Copyright, editorial for Slow Management and Conceptual […]

Workbook Cover

The kind people at Workbook decided they wanted my work on the wrap around cover of their Spring Directory. I think it’s so cool. The design inside and out is really really nice. Thanks!

SILA!

Last post reminds me that the illustration ‘Future of Copyright’ was also selected a winner by the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles. Unfortunately it wasn’t on the walls of the gallery because the framed artwork arrived heavily damaged in LA.

Computer Arts Illustration Annual

I’m always happy when someone advocates for the profession of illustration, I love the profession. I think illustration can contribute so much not only in terms of selling a product or illuminating a magazine. It can really help to get your message across, to engage people, to evoke a emotional or intellectual reaction, establish a […]

If only I had my way with words…. I would describe what I feel looking at this picture. I would find a better substitute for ‘proud’. Proud sounds to much like you think you’re good, you have accomplished something. It would be something more like a silent joy, afraid someone would come along and take […]

Acknowledgements for the 3×3 Cover

I posted before on the incredible honour to be featured in 3×3 magazine, on contemporary illustration. Charles Hively, publisher surprised me twice this year with the news that the cover was voted in the juried competitons of Applied Arts Annual and HOW’s International Design Awards. Oh and was chosen for American Illustration as well. Three […]