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A History of Flying Pt. 2

After he made his own pair of wings, our hero’s ready to take his giant leap…

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A History of Flying

For a new project I’m busy with I made the folowing illustration.
The story of the project is about a boy who’s wish to fly is going very far.
It even might go too far…

Here the boy’s looking to birds that fly above him and he imagines how it would be to have wings himself…

dreaming of wings

IF: Water / Jonah

This illustration I made by the story of Jonah, the prophet that tried to run away from his mission he got from God.
It’s about the well famous part in the story that the boat he’s travelling with comes in the middle of an enormous storm.
Jonah gets ‘kicked’ out of the boat, and after that a big fish swallows him, to spit him out tree day later nearby Nineveh,
the place he tried to avoid so hard…

I made this illustration for my parents.
It hangs now in their livingroom.

Heaven

For an illustration project for the German Freakstock festival, I made this work.
The theme of the festival was ‘Heaven’.
So I made my vision of heaven.
It’s a feast with the saints.
From left to right: St. Nicholas (a famous saint in the Netherlands), st. Francis of Asisi, st. Benedict,
st. George (the dragon slayer) and St. Jacob.

Illustration Friday: Teacher

These drawings come from the book ‘Yes! – een bijbels dagboek voor jou’, written by Gerrit ten Berge, illustrated by me and published by Callenbach, the Netherlands.

I think these pictures summarise my greatest teacher quite well…
I don’t think you’ll have some more explanation about the person I mean…

Project Matthew – Callenbach #2

Here some new illustration for the same project as in the last bulletin.
Some are more biblical, others more or less examples from life.
The first illustration is Jesus meeting Moses and Elijah on the mountain, and the spectator is holding his hand for the eyes, to not be blinded by the light coming from them.
the second one is about being good and nice from the inside, that everyone’s thinking how good a person you can be, while you maybe have some ‘dark’ secrets to hide…
The third illustration is a new version of the Jesus story about the 5 wise and the 5 not so wise maids…
The last one is about the moment Judas Iscariot is exposed as the traitor…

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