“Good artists copy, Great artists steal”

“Good artists copy, Great artists steal”

Recently I made this new piece. Inspired by Steve Jobs quote: “Picasso had a saying: Good artists copy, Great artists steal”. Check this interview with Steve Jobs (1994) on youtube! With this simple quote Steve Jobs explained the whole idea behind Picasso’s saying. He actually stole Picasso’s quote and made it his own by putting ‘Picasso […]

Tutorial: ‘How to draw a face’

Tutorial: ‘How to draw a face’

Lately I posted some portrait sketches on my instagram and got a few questions by email on how I draw them so quickly. Since I never went to art school I developed my own way to setup a face sketch in 5 steps.: STEP 1: I always start my setup with two circles. The one above is a […]

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

Being an illustrator with my roots in product design, I learned how important it is to have a certain workflow that helps you to get the result you want within a certain period of time. Like I mentioned in an earlier blogpost you have to be constantly trying to improve your workflow and working speed […]

Illustration and Workflow

Illustration and Workflow

When you want to be a succesfull illustrator these days you have to be constantly trying to improve both your work and your workflow. Your workflow determines the amount of work you do in one day. The more efficient you work, the more time you have for other things like your mailing, social media, website, etc. My […]