Portfolio

A visual designer’s portfolio of designs, drawings, paintings, photographs, and products.

several examples of tie dye with shapes like circles, heartheart, stripes

textile // Tie dyeing with textile medium and posterpaint

Tie dye is is an easy and popular resist dyeing technique where you fold, pleat or twist and bind the fabric with strings of rubber bands before dyeing it.

detail of drawing of a chuchubi and trupials

design // The birds of Sint Willibrordus in Curaçao

Meanwhile on the Caribbean island Curaçao: the greyish Mrs Chuchubi meets the colourful family Trupial high above the salt pans near Sint Willibrordus.

Rabobank Clubactie 2018-Facebook

design // Creating a Christmas ambience in Princenhage, Breda

I believe it is important to be involved with the local community. That is why I am a proud volunteer of the foundation Stichting Kerststal Princenhage.

drawing of a fairy

design // Dream catcher, colourful drawings of a fairy

De Dromenvangster (dream catcher) is a short story, written in Dutch by Curaçao author Elodie Heloise, about an adorable fairy who helps to transform dreams.

Dress hanging in front of a cornflower drawing

textile // Cornflower dress

I needed a unique dress for a special ocassion. When I was about to create the dress I noticed that the fabric I planned to use, appeared to be sheer.

creation process handmade dress

design // Behind the scenes video // Mireille’s Dress

From unbleached cotton to handpainted dress, creating this dress was a lot of work. I made a ‘behind the scenes’ video to showcase the process of creation.

Illustration of Emma

design // Emma, Muse of Design Thinking

Inspired by the illustrations of Alphonse Mucha, I created my own muse, Emma. Emma helps me to bring a sense of blooming into visual design since 2002.

Corn daisy printed on a wall tapestry

design // Wall tapestry printed with a Corn daisy

While searching for a way to create a wall decoration, I looked at various media: canvas printing, wood printing… I decided to go for tapestry printing.

Triaxial weaving with sewing pins

textile // Triaxial weaving

I was wondering what happens when you add a third layer to a weaving pattern. It turned out I am not only who had that thought. It is called triaxial weaving.

fabric weaved pillow case

textile // Weaving with fabric strips

When I think about kindergarten, I remember having fun with weaving colourful paper strips. I used this easy-to-do technique to create a unique pillow cover.

christmas cards

design // Christmas designs and participating in KerstCreatieRoute 2020

Since 2016 I am one of the volunteers of the foundation that builds a nativity scene in village centre of Princenhage and organises a Christmas art event.

Christmas candle

sketchbook // Christmas drawing of a Christmas candle

A drawing of an object that reminds me of Christmas. This drawing of a Christmas candle was used on a billboard for a local Christmas event in Princenhage.

candle holder

sketchbook // Christmas drawing of a candle holder

A drawing of an object that reminds me of Christmas. This drawing of a candle holder was used on a billboard for a local Christmas event in Princenhage.

Christmas bread

sketchbook // Christmas drawing of Christmas bread

A drawing of an object that reminds me of Christmas. This drawing of Christmas bread was used on a billboard for a local Christmas event in Princenhage.

Christmas bells

sketchbook // Christmas drawing of Christmas bells

A drawing of an object that reminds me of Christmas. This drawing of Christmas bells was used on a billboard for a local Christmas event in Princenhage.

Christmas angel

sketchbook // Christmas drawing of a Christmas angel

A drawing of a scene that reminds me of Christmas. This drawing of a Christmas angel was used on a billboard for a local Christmas event in Princenhage.

Baby Jezus

sketchbook // Christmas drawing of Baby Jezus

A drawing of a scene that reminds me of Christmas. This drawing of Baby Jezus was used on a billboard for a local Christmas event in Princenhage.

Christmas carol singing

sketchbook // Christmas drawing of Christmas carol singing

A drawing of a scene that reminds me of Christmas. This drawing of Christmas carol singing was used on a billboard for a local Christmas event in Princenhage.

Christmas ball

sketchbook // Christmas drawing of a Christmas ball

A drawing of an object that reminds me of Christmas. This drawing of a Christmas ball was used on a billboard for a local Christmas event in Princenhage.

Christmas lights

sketchbook // Christmas drawing of Christmas lights

A drawing of an object that reminds me of Christmas. This drawing of Christmas lights was used on a billboard for a local Christmas event in Princenhage.

Christmas star

sketchbook // Christmas drawing of Christmas star

A drawing of an object that reminds me of Christmas. This drawing of a Christmas star was used on a billboard for a local Christmas event in Princenhage.

Christmas decorations

sketchbook // Christmas drawing of Christmas decorations

A drawing of an object that reminds me of Christmas. This drawing of Christmas decorations was used on a billboard for a local Christmas event in Princenhage.

celebrating Christmas with family

sketchbook // Christmas drawing of celebrating Christmas with family

A drawing of a scene that reminds me of Christmas. This drawing was used on a billboard for a local Christmas event in Princenhage.

holly with berries

sketchbook // Christmas drawing of holly with berries

A drawing of an object that reminds me of Christmas. This drawing of holly with berries was used on a billboard for a local Christmas event in Princenhage.