Bert van Wijk's Profile

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It all started with drawings of imaginary sunny, happy tropical islands in primary school which evolved into darker drawings in high school where I started to discovered the wonderful world of graffiti and street art.

After finishing high school I decided to study illustration at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam where I started working with all kinds of different media.I believe every technique leads to new solutions so I nowadays switch between painting, drawing and digital art, letting every technique influence the others.

The desire to discover new solutions, places and views took me to Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 2006 where a visit of a few months turned into four exciting years filled with creativity.

My wife and I moved back to Europe in 2010, to Berlin Germany, one of the most…

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  • Male
  • Born on June 27
  • Joined January 27, 2011

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Pencil, Pen, Ink, Posca, Acrylic, Paper, Canvas, Wacom, Scanner, Apple, Printer

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About

It all started with drawings of imaginary sunny, happy tropical islands in primary school which evolved into darker drawings in high school where I started to discovered the wonderful world of graffiti and street art.

After finishing high school I decided to study illustration at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam where I started working with all kinds of different media.I believe every technique leads to new solutions so I nowadays switch between painting, drawing and digital art, letting every technique influence the others.

The desire to discover new solutions, places and views took me to Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 2006 where a visit of a few months turned into four exciting years filled with creativity.

My wife and I moved back to Europe in 2010, to Berlin Germany, one of the most inspiring cities I have ever been. To escape the harsh winter in Berlin we like to come to Florida around December, which always boosts my energy levels. The time I spent in Florida fills me up with new ideas which I develop through the rest of the year in Berlin.

I hope you’ll enjoy my work and if you would like me to keep you up to date, just sign up for my newsletter on www.bertvanwijk.com.

Bert

p.s. check out my wife's etsy shop at: www.etsy.com/shop/mikotiti

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