The go playing cat on the 2019-2020 Dutch Go Yearbook is the fifth consecutive cover in a series I have made for the Nederlandse Go Bond. The covers feature animals, go positions and paper marbling. The other four designs with background information can be found here.
The cat came into being as a watercolour painting in May earlier this year. It was inspired by other go-cat related art I had seen in the past. You can read more information about it here. I gave away the original drawing in an art raffle on social media to lift spirits during the covid-19 pandemic and to celebrate having almost 800 likes on my Facebook page. You can watch the raffle video here.
I'm grateful to the NGoB; this series of yearbooks is becoming quite something and I hope future Dutch go players will enjoy my covers as much as I do. The 2019-2020 edition will be printed and distributed among the members of the Dutch Go Association in January 2021.
Jenny's PhD thesis and my cover design are featured on the homepage of RIVM.
The RIVM is the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment of the Netherlands. It has been in the Dutch news a lot this year, because it is the organisation that officially publishes all information and guidelines on covid-19.
Jenny successfully defended her PhD research "Source attribution of human toxoplasmosis - A quantitative microbial risk assessment approach" on Tuesday 8th of December. I watched the defense live on the internet stream provided by Universiteit Utrecht. Jenny received lots of praise from the professors, her colleagues in the field and her promoter. They spelled out a bright future for her and now the research is already getting the attention it deserves. It was also fun to hear some of the professors mention the cover I designed and how much they liked it.
The article by RIVM and the thesis by Huifang Deng can be read and downloaded here.
While working on an Etsy order for the USA today, I thought it would be nice to show the process of how I make my posters and postcards. In these videos I am printing an A3+ size poster of my artwork "The Ear Reddening Move", a series of 10 Go postcards picked by the customer and I am manually cutting a postcard sheet to create postcards with the best quality!
Starting today, I am doing a Christmas sale in my Etsy shop.
All items 20% off until the end of the month.
If you want to support me, this is the perfect opportunity. The 20% discount also extends to the originals of my work that you can find on this website.
I also lowered all my poster prices:
A4 posters (21 x 29.7 cm) for €12.50
A3 posters (29.7 x 42 cm) for €14.95
A3+ posters (32.9 x 48.3 cm) for €15.95
If you are looking to decorate your walls and want to support me, now is your chance.
Have a great December 2020 everybody!
Welcome to my website! My name is Kim Ouweleen, my artist pseudonym is Murugandi. I am an illustrator, graphic designer, author and go teacher from Amsterdam.
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