Category Archives: Illustration

Brecht & Brecht

When Brecht Evens and Brecht Vandenbroucke, two of the best graphic artists currently working in Belgium (if not the most colourful), join forces to create a single picture, we are all just lucky that the world doesn’t implode due to … Continue reading

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Van der Veken creates coloring pictures

Completely in tune with the current trend of promoting coloring for adults as a viable meditation and relaxing activity, aimed at creating a zen-like antidote to the daily rush of modern life, Flemish daily De Standaard is currently including coloring … Continue reading

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Brecht Vandenbroucke gets around

It would seem that Flemish cartoonist and illustrator Brecht Vandenbroucke (his White Cube must be the best commentary in comic format on the current art world around) has been making a name of himself as a magazine illustrator. In the past … Continue reading

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Real superheroine costumes

Buzzfeed asked illustrator Celeste Pille to redesign well-known DC and Marvel universe super-heroine costumes from a female perspective. That and the fact that she gave the women in question body shapes that at least are possible in the real world, actually … Continue reading

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Brecht illustrates the classics

For quite a while now,  Brecht Evens has been providing illustrations for a running feature in the Belgian newspaper De Morgen‘s weekly literature section, about the real people that inspired famous works of fiction. Even though in the earliest tableaux … Continue reading

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Parodying the parody

In January of this year Belgian painter Luc Tuymans lost a court case filed against him by photographer Katrijn Van Giel who claimed that for his painting A Belgian Politician, Tuymans had simply copied one of her photographs of Belgian … Continue reading

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Cultural Capital!

Joost Swarte provided this illustration for an article on the Belgian city of Mons being the cultural capital of Europe for 2015, in the January 29, 2015 issue of the French daily Libération. Which, incidentally, was the annual comics issue, … Continue reading

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