We have made these two works together. Traditional and digital visual arts have been combined. “Proud as a peacock.” They are canvas works that combine acrylics, inks, textures, illustrations and printed digital collages. Visual imagery of capitalism, materialism, brands, friendship, elements of nature etc. Day (light) vs. night (dark). Both of us have experimented with paint, materials and digital designs. We joined forces to collaborate, learn from each other and make two strong and colorful art pieces.
Ruud van Eijk is a graphic designer based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He mainly designs graphics, logos, animations etc. for the music & event industry. Ruud studied Multimedia Design in Eindhoven and Image & Media Technology in Hilversum. He graduated with a music video for Kid Cudi & Steve Aoki. He now lives in Amsterdam and works together with DJs, event organisers and other people from the international music & entertainment industry. People often describe Ruud's designs as; raw, classy, colourful, bold, detailed & energetic. As a spare time activity, Ruud started his own fashion brand called ‘LazyWack’ (clothing & accessories). He also likes to collaborate with other creatives to work on new and exciting art projects. He recently finished a video/animation collaboration for Q-dance and Tomorrowland. Other clients include; Avicii, David Guetta, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Eva Simons, Hardwell, Headhunterz, ID&T, Interscope Records, Martin Garrix, MINI, Nicky Romero, Protocol Recordings, Radio 538, Red Bull, Sensation, Top Notch, Walibi and Zedd.
Lynn Spoor is a painter, based in Haarlem. She channelled her creative side into different sports; modelling, experimenting with a camera and fine art pencils. As a Dutch young girl, Lynn always came to Amsterdam. She studied at the University of the Arts in Utrecht, the Netherlands, where she did a developing BFA year in Fine Art. She has build up a following internationally, including a long list of celebrity clients. Artists as, Calvin Harris, Tiësto and more. Her work is also a part of the Rasta Family, a few paints are in the collection for Rohan Marley. She has participated in exhibitions around Amsterdam. With as special a collaboration with FOUR by Azzurro in the P.C. Hooftstraat. Lynn is also an artist who cared and who often donates her time and artistic energy to various charity projects. She participated in auctions for FC Cancer Foundation and 538 for War Child with donated work of arts for the fundraiser. Different mediums allow her to express different ideas. Her work is filled with rich textures, deep colours and a process of abstraction. Adding layers of paint in combination with the strength of aluminium. Most of the figures are soft and a sense of mystery. Painting for her is a meditation and a way of a visual expression of emotions. To convey the beauty and strength in textures. A way of being emotionally expressive and always a challenge to make it interesting.
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