Bram Vanhaeren's profile
#OnTheWall 2013
On the wall
Weekly illustration project by 
This project is a collection of daily illustrations I create and share with my friends about sport heroes and legends. A mission to share fantastic stories and moments in history of mankind! I hope you like it. 
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Why are you doing this?
I love to share my inspiration with friends. Combining my passion for illustrating, I create portraits and share it this way. It's easy to understand and I feel people remember more easily when they can relate to an image.
How long does it take to create one portrait?
Since I'm doing this almost daily, it takes about one or two hours to create the illustrations. After doing this for a while you really learn to illustrate pretty fast.
Who are you drawing?
It all started by drawing my sport heroes, athletes who inspired me to do better and helped other as well. But I will be drawing other inspirational figures as well. Artists, actors, politicians, ... We will see what time brings!
Can I suggest anyone?
Sure, don't hesitate to tweet me @BramVanhaeren for any suggestion. I'm always looking for new inspiration!
Michael Duane Johnson is a retired American sprinter. He won four Olympic gold medals and eight World Championships gold medals. Johnson currently holds the world and Olympic records in the 400 m.
Vincent Edward "Bo" Jackson is a retired American baseball and football player. He is the only athlete to be named an All-Star in two major American sports. He was named the greatest athlete of all time by ESPN.
Serena Jameka Williams is an American professional tennis player who is currently ranked No. 1 in women's singles tennis. The Women's Tennis Association has ranked her World No. 1 in singles on six separate occasions.
Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials, MJ, is an American former professional basketball player, entrepreneur, and majority owner and chairman of the Charlotte Bobcats.
Muhammad Ali is an American former professional boxer, generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the sport's history.
Jessica Ennis-Hill, CBE, née Ennis, is a British track and field athlete, specialising in multi-eventing disciplines and 100 metres hurdles. A member of the City of Sheffield Athletic Club, she is the current Olympic heptathlon champion.
Lance Edward Armstrong (born Lance Edward Gunderson; September 18, 1971) is an American former professional road racing cyclist. Armstrong had won the Tour de France a (then) record seven consecutive times between 1999 and 2005 before being disqualified from those races and banned from competitive cycling for life for doping offenses by the United States Anti-Doping Agency(USADA) in 2012.
Stef Vanhaeren ( Brasschaat , January 15 1992 ) is a Belgian athlete & my little borther, who specializes in the hurdles and sprints . He was Belgian junior champion in the 400 m and 400 m hurdles and represented his country in the 400m hurdles at major international athletic competitions.
Stefan Sagmeister is a New York-based graphic designer and typographer. He has his own design firm—Sagmeister & Walsh Inc.—in New York City.
Shawn Corey Carter, known by his stage name Jay-Z, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is one of the most financially successful hip-hop artists and entrepreneurs in America.
Scott Belsky is an American entrepreneur and best-selling author, best known for co-creating the online portfolio platform, Behance, Inc.
Steven Paul "Steve" Jobs was an American entrepreneur, marketer, and inventor, who was the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc.
Sofia Boutella is an Algerian-French dancer, mainly hip-hop and street dance, known as the Nike Girl from Nike Women advertising campaigns.
Willard Christopher "Will" Smith, Jr. is an American actor, producer, and rapper. He has enjoyed success in television, film and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him the most powerful actor in Hollywood.
Majestic Casual represents the best of electronic music, experimental, hip-hop, indie, pop and many more. It's part of the majestic brand which is based in Stuttgart, Germany and was established in the year 2011 as one of the first audiovisual music blogs on YouTube.
Last week I had the honour to collaborate with my favourite music channel Majestic on youtube, to create an illustration for their 1,000,000 subscriber announcement! To share my work with all these fantastic people is just breathtaking! I'm so happy to be part of this amazing community!
Hans Van Alphen is a Belgian decathlete. In 2005, he became Belgian champion in the decathlon. He was the first Belgian decathlete to pass the 8000 points limit. In 2012 he was 4th in London at the Olympics.
Pharrell Williams, also known simply as Pharrell, is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, and fashion designer. Williams and Chad Hugo make up the record production duo The Neptunes, producing soul, hip hop and R&B music.
Jeremy Shu-How Lin is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. One of the most influenatial athlete in 2012.
Kanye Omari West is an American hip hop musician, songwriter, record producer, film director, and fashion designer
Kobe Bean Bryant, nicknamed the "Black Mamba", is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association
Advanced Photoshop Magazine 115 :Create this colourful and dynamic portrait illustration by teaming up Photoshop with Illustrator! Working cross-platform can often create some of the most interesting and unique results. Combining programs means you can get the best from each of them, mixing and matching tools and techniques to create some really unusual mixed-media styles.
Ronald Walken, known professionally as Christopher Walken, is an American actor, screenwriter, and director who has appeared in more than 100 films and television shows
Jacob Benjamin "Jake" Gyllenhaal is an American actor. The son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner, Gyllenhaal began acting at the age of ten.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.
Jennifer Shrader Lawrence (born August 15, 1990) is an American actress. The Hunger Games, you know them? 
David Olkarny is a self-taught photographer/filmmaker based in Brussels.
Steve Cook is one of the most recognizable faces in the Fitness Industry over the last few years. He is best noted for being an IFBB pro Men’s Physique Competitor, Optimum Nutrition and Spokes Model, international fitness Model, as well as the founder of Swoldier.
Custom Portrait - Interested in a collaboration? contact me via
Bram Vanhaeren, creative behind this project! Thank you so much for following me! Together we are with 40,000 today!
Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is an American actor and film producer. He has been nominated for five Academy Awards and ten Golden Globe Awards.

UPDATE: Thank you so much for following my work, 60.000 followers are blowing my mind!
Custom edits are always possible for your brand. This one was made yesterday for a local shop. Thank for you support!
Portrait for Australian Men's Style Magazine. Illustration for article about growing up.
Come back next week for a new portrait & thank you so much for the support!
#OnTheWall 2013


#OnTheWall 2013

On the wall is a daily collection of illustrations inspired by legends. (By Bram Vanhaeren)