Enkeling is het alias van Symen Veenstra. Hij is illustrator en werkt vanuit Haarlem. Zijn werk vond o.a. zijn weg naar kranten, tijdschriften, websites, jaarverslagen en folders. Hij maakte illustraties voor o.a. Actimel, Adobe, Blaadje, BNO, Bright, Cast Iron, COC, Custo Barcelona, Defiant.tv, Geldgids, Havana, ING, Vara’s Kassa, Kop of Munt, La Vie en Rose, Maandag, NRC Handelsbald, nrc.next, Noordkaap, OOM, het Parool, Seat, Shell, Sprout, T-mobile, TNT, en YouTube. Daarnaast maakt hij vrij werk. Een gedeelte van zijn typografisch werk heeft hij inmiddels geëxposeerd.
Enkeling is the AKA of Symen Veenstra. He is an illustrator who works in Haarlem. His work appears in papers, magazines, websites, annual reports and folders. He made illustrations for a diverse range of clients.

Drönk

Drunk, Corona Series, COVID, back to the roots, illustration, felttip, felttippen, drips, drawing, art director, Enkeling, 2020

Corona Series 08

Made while staying at home with a cough. I made use of the materials I had laying around the house, mostly felttippens used by my daughter.

I made an underlaying drawing which I then sprayed on with a plant sprayer (also laying around the house)

3090 drawings | Tue 21 Apr 2020 07:33

Princess and Dragon

Princess and Dragon, Corona Series, COVID, back to the roots, illustration, felttip, felttippen, drips, drawing, art director, Enkeling, 2020

Corona Series 07

This one is based on a fairy tale I often tell my daughter. She chose this “scene” of the story.

Made while staying at home with a cough. I made use of the materials I had laying around the house, mostly felttippens used by my daughter.

I made an underlaying drawing which I then sprayed on with a plant sprayer (also laying around the house)

3087 drawings | Mon 20 Apr 2020 07:33

Don’t

Don’t, Corona Series, COVID, back to the roots, illustration, felttip, felttippen, drips, drawing, art director, Enkeling, 2020

Corona Series 06

This one might feel like an anti alcohol advertisement but it’s just something that bubbled up out of my head. :-)

Made while staying at home with a cough. I made use of the materials I had laying around the house, mostly felttippens used by my daughter.

I made an underlaying drawing which I then sprayed on with a plant sprayer (also laying around the house)

3085 drawings | Sun 19 Apr 2020 07:33

Surrender

Surrender, Corona Series, COVID, back to the roots, illustration, felttip, felttippen, drips, drawing, art director, Enkeling, 2020

Corona Series 05

Made while staying at home with a cough. I made use of the materials I had laying around the house, mostly felttippens used by my daughter.

I made an underlaying drawing which I then sprayed on with a plant sprayer (also laying around the house)

3083 drawings | Sat 18 Apr 2020 07:33

Corona Cough

Corona Cough, Corona Series, COVID, back to the roots, illustration, felttip, felttippen, drips, drawing, art director, Enkeling, 2020

Corona Series 04

Made while staying at home with a cough. I made use of the materials I had laying around the house, mostly felttippens used by my daughter.

I made an underlaying drawing which I then sprayed on with a plant sprayer (also laying around the house)

3080 drawings | Fri 17 Apr 2020 07:33

Do The Macorana

Do The Macorana, Corona Series, COVID, back to the roots, illustration, felttip, felttippen, drips, drawing, art director, Enkeling, 2020

Corona Series 03

Made while staying at home with a cough. I made use of the materials I had laying around the house, mostly felttippens used by my daughter.

I made an underlaying drawing which I then sprayed on with a plant sprayer (also laying around the house)

3076 drawings | Thu 16 Apr 2020 07:33

Oxygen

Oxygen, Corona Series, COVID, back to the roots, illustration, felttip, felttippen, drips, drawing, art director, Enkeling, 2020

Corona Series 02

Made while staying at home with a cough. I made use of the materials I had laying around the house, mostly felttippens used by my daughter.

I made an underlaying drawing which I then sprayed on with a plant sprayer (also laying around the house)

3063 drawings | Wed 15 Apr 2020 07:33

Introducing Valutagrafie

Valutagrafie, price as art, typography, money, monetising art, paper art, cutting cheques, Enkeling, 2020

valutagrafie, typography, money, monetising art, paper art, cutting cheques, Enkeling, 2020

“Nine Hundred Thirty-Six Euros”
Vautagrafie Series
paper, acrylic paint, glass, wood

The subject of this work is the price of the work. I’ve been developing the Valutagrafie Series since late october. What is the worth of an image in these times? Can a subject that may be considered vulgar still lead to a strong artwork?

Update: Valutagrafie now has its own site!

3092 Art | Tue 14 Apr 2020 16:50

Spread Love

Spread Love, Corona Series, COVID, back to the roots, illustration, felttip, felttippen, drips, drawing, art director, Enkeling, 2020

Corona Series 01

Made while staying at home with a cough. I made use of the materials I had laying around the house, mostly felttippens used by my daughter.

I made an underlaying drawing which I then sprayed on with a plant sprayer (also laying around the house)

3053 drawings | Tue 14 Apr 2020 13:18

Michail Gorbatsjov

Michail Gorbatsjov, portrait, De Standaard, What is at stake now, tension, politics, doom and gloom, it’s just a shot away, Enkeling, 2019

Portrait of Michail Gorbatsjov for Flemish newspaper De Standaard.
Gorbatsjov has written a new book: What is at stake now: My appeal for peace and freedom.

3047 commissions,drawings,portraits | Sat 21 Sep 2019 00:33

Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell, Moscow Mitch, ruggegraat van een knakworst, GOP, portrait, portret, illustration, handdrawn, Enkeling, 2019

Portrait of senate majority leader Mitch McConnell

3043 drawings,portraits | Tue 17 Sep 2019 11:11

Too Old For This Shirt

too old for this shirt, Redbubble, t-shirt, shirt, fashion, t-shirt dress, typography, hand lettering, handdrawn, Enkeling, 2019

…but you’re never too young to buy this shirt! Selling some shirts recently at Redbubble made me remember I have a spot there so I created something new for it. Go here for this design and more.

3038 typography | Tue 10 Sep 2019 00:33

NRC North Sea Jazz Cover

North Sea Jazz, Robert Glasper, Sly5thAve, NRC Handelsblad, piano, jazz, typography, hand lettering, handdrawn, Enkeling, 2019

Cover illustration and typography for the cultural supplement of the NRC Handelsblad newspaper about the North Sea Jazz festival. Focus of the cover is pianist and artist in residence Robert Glasper

3034 commissions,drawings,typography | Thu 5 Sep 2019 00:33

Clicks, Acid ‘n’ Disco (alternative artwork)

chicken lips, clicks, acid ’n’ disco, trust the dj, album cover, artwork, illustration, typography, handdrawn, Enkeling, 2019

alternative artwork for Chicken Lips’ 2004 excellent mix album Clicks, Acid ‘n’ Disco. Give it a listen.

3023 cover versions,drawings,typography | Sat 29 Jun 2019 00:33

Beau van Erven Dorens

Beau van Erven Dorens, Beau en de Veteranen, portrait, NRC Handelsblad, illustration, portret, saint, Leonardo da Vinci, Halo, handdrawn, Enkeling, 2019

Portrait of television presenter @beauvaned for NRC Handelsblad. His latest program Beau en de Veteranen is taking Dutch war veterans with PTSD into the Norwegian wild.

3029 commissions,drawings,portraits | Wed 29 May 2019 12:38


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