Old Skool (turning 50)

Never associated it with May 68, but my old high school is celebrating it’s 50th birthday this month…

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… and so will always stay slightly older then I am;-) I made some images for this festive bird-day.

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The school’s mascot has been a pelican for all those years, so that was easy picking. (more…)

Hi 5!

Received yet another postcard from the east:

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At the occasion of the 5th anniversary of our favorite shopping place east of here (Kobe, Japan)

Spring!

Don’t know if the cherry trees are in bloom on your side of the earth, but in Japan they surely are!

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Our favorite shopping mall east of Eden was early as usual for this seasonal campaign… (more…)

Otto Groot, Otto Klein: the comeback kid!

Time flies! Here’s a book from 4 years ago that had been sold out for 2 years, so when our editor finally decided to republish it, I really couldn’t resist to make some corrections where time hadn’t been on my side, 4 years ago… And this time we also choose the bigger size of a classic vinyl album sleeve as the new format! Unfortunately the book exists in Dutch only, so excuse me if I continue¬†from here in my mother tongue; you’ll understand most by just looking at the pictures;-)

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Het betreft een ‘klassiek’ Otto-boek waarbij onze jonge, grijze held volledig verdwijnt in z’n rol van toeschouwer/achterbankzitter temidden van een kleurrijke wereld vol tegenstellingen & contrasten. In de eerste versie ging het nog om een klein kartonboek waar we met de deur in huis vielen, maar ditmaal voegden we netjes schut- & titelbladen toe (+ een register aan het eind). En starten doen we nu ook beleefd met een introductie van de personages die op elke pagina langs komen… (more…)

Kobe Winter Sales

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A very late, but equally happy new year from Kobe, Japan: may 2018 be as smooth as Kobe beef!

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Sales are probably already over over there – they’re always faster! – but I painted these western letters a while ago for this year’s winter campaign of our favorite shopping mall East of Brussels;-)

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Happy 2018 from OVAM

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Received this fine new year’s card from our local waste agency:-) Happy NY from here as well!

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