10.07.09 by Jeff

Johan Theeuwes

For his grad project, Johan Theeuwes has made a book of two short stories by Hugo Matthysen, and his illustrations act as the link between the two stories. Cool idea!

johan theeuwes illustration illustrator drawing hugo matthysen grad project

johan theeuwes illustration illustrator drawing hugo matthysen grad project

johan theeuwes illustration illustrator drawing hugo matthysen grad project

johan theeuwes illustration illustrator drawing hugo matthysen grad project

johan theeuwes illustration illustrator drawing hugo matthysen grad project

johan theeuwes illustration illustrator drawing hugo matthysen grad project

johan theeuwes illustration illustrator drawing hugo matthysen grad project













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Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



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  • kAos.

    very cool stuff, i love it ;D

  • bart

    really vetjes!!
    especially i like the one with the winkelkarreke with the dog derin!!

    keep it unreal!

    xx – b

  • Jennifer

    It’s sp cool how theres mini pages in it!

  • lapetitefaon

    these are brilliant. Really, really, good. Like I’m taken aback its so good!

  • Caitlin

    There’s such a variety in the style of the illustrations, but he does such a great job of keeping it so cohesive. And I love the book within a book thing he does!





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