Image Type: multiple
Usage: A documentary children's book with 10 portraits of artists, designers and architects linked to The Stijl movement.
Process: Extended research, sketches: pencil on paper, final art: pen and inks.
Materials: India ink and coloured ink on (Britannia) watercolour board.
Formats: Original artwork: 29 x 32 cm. Book reproduction printed on: 23 x 28 cm
Brief Requirements: The publisher makes a series of children's books in coorperation with museums. I was not limited in ideas.
Key Brief Ideas: A cat visits 10 studios of artists, linked to De Stijl movement. Each portrait is accompanied with a drawing in red ink where the cat discusses with the artist what he observed in the studio.
Commissioned For: A children's book for the exhibition: 'Piet Mondriaan en Bart van der Leck' at the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.
Commissioner Company: Leopold and Gemeentemuseum Den Haag