“I have to be really honest with myself and I have to be open to my own critique. One rule that I live by is that when I see that my work can be better, I have to make it better.”
He’s an incredible draftsman and a master of appeal.
Oh, and he can totally wail on the saxophone too!
For some inspiring perspective on versatility, creativity, professionalism and jazz, click through and listen…
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“In the end, we’re all self-taught.”
- What makes a portfolio stand out and get talked about.
- Specialization vs. versatility.
- The shocking difference between art school and freelancing.
- How to test the quality of your visual storytelling by working with other artists.
- How Wouter’s 5 year old son influences his art.
- Creating Drawings that look effortless.
“As a professional artist, nobody ever asks me to show them my diploma. They want to know if I can draw.”
Wouter Tulp’s Illustration Reel 2013:
“I’m not an artist who sits down and draws a masterpiece and another one and another one… For me, it’s a process of concentration and you could even call it meditation.”
Danny Trejo by Wouter Tulp
How About YOU?
Wouter Tulp finds ideas and inspiration in unlikely places.
What was the most unlikely source of inspiration you’ve ever encountered?