04/04/2014 Ken je Janneke Maan?

Ken je Janneke Maan?
Die is soms stuk,
half kapot.
Maar elke keer,
geloof het of niet,
groeit Janneke Maan
vanzelf weer aan.

© Geert De Kockere






Bijdrage voor 'Samen over een muurtje', een nieuwe poëziebundel met 101 nieuwe, ongepubliceerde gedichten van Geert De Kockere, n.a.v. zijn 25-jarig schrijversjubileum. 25 illustratoren met wie Geert in de loop van zijn carrière samenwerkte, maakten elk een paginagrote illustratie voor de bundel. Een hebbeding voor elke poëzieliefhebber.

26/03/2014 Seven Questions Over Breakfast in Bologna.

An extensive interview with Julie Danielson (a.k.a. Jules), with an exclusive preview on forthcoming projects. 'Exhilarating, clever, and true….Klaas is awesome! Miljaardenondedjubegot!!' 'Wow. This knocked my socks off!' 'I think this is my favorite 7-Imp interview ever.'

06/03/2014 Children’s Illustration in a Digital Age

Illustrators today grew up creating their works mostly, if not entirely, on paper and other non-digital surfaces. Likely, they were trained in art schools with classic illustration materials as well. But now, with a myriad of choices for digital creation: What’s similar? What’s different? What do they like or dislike?

Presented by Junko Yokota, Klaas Verplancke (jurymember of the Bologna Ragazzi Digital Award 2014) and friends. Monday March 24 at 4:00 pm Bologna Bookfair Digital Café - B90 - Hall 26

05/03/2014 Le MO* nouveau est arrivé

Artwork en design voor de vernieuwde editie van het kwartaalmagazine MO*, vanaf heden met een Klaassy cover. In elk nummer zal een themakatern van 50 bladzijden zitten. Voor deze eerste editie is dat het thema 'kiezen'. In dit cruciale verkiezingsjaar gaat MO* dieper in op de kleine en grote keuzes die mensen en samenlevingen moeten maken om hun toekomst vorm te geven.

22/02/2014 Judge for the 3x3 Pro Show

Klaas Verplancke is invited to be on the judging panel for the prestigious 3x3 Pro Show 2014, along with Marieke Griffioen (Design Director, Edenspiekermann, Amsterdam), Paul Gonzales (Deputy Design Director, Los Angeles Times), Tim J. Luddy (former Design Director, Mother Jones currently art director at Brink magazine) and illustrator Mark Smith (UK). Truly international and one of the very best shows in the world. Klaas was previously jury member for the Bologna Ragazzi Award, the Bologna Ragazzi Digital Award and the Max Velthuijs Award. He won a bronze medal at the 10th 3x3 Picture Book Show.


21/02/2014 Bronze medal for Applesauce

Applesauce is awarded a bronze medal at the 10th 3x3 Picture Book Show ! This competition, published in the upcoming 3X3 Annual No.10, is one of the rare shows that accept entries from outside the United States. Getting into the 3x3 Picture Book Show is not easy, getting a medal, even tougher.

Many thanks to the judges and Charles Hively, founder, design director and publisher of 3x3, the first magazine devoted entirely to the art of contemporary illustration. From the US to Europe, Asia or wherever, we'll stay tuned to what's going on in the world of illustration.

More tasty Applesauce hits here.

19/02/2014 Klaassic 3X3 Illustration Directory is launched

The 2014 3x3 Illustration Directory, with a Klaassic cover, is in the mail. Sent exclusively to a selected list of art buyers and art directors in the United States. The free digital version is available in the app store.

07/02/2014 New part-time job in Bologna

Klaas Verplancke is the new member of the Jury of the BolognaRagazzi Digital Award 2014, consisting of international experts active in digital publishing and illustration. The exciting, intense and exhausting jury session was held in the first week of february. These are the winners and finalists.

Children’s Illustration in a Digital Age. Presented by Junko Yokota, Klaas Verplancke and friends. Monday March 24 at 4:00 pm Bologna Bookfair Digital Café - B90 - Hall 26

The app Timo and the magical picturebookproduced by Books2download and illustrated by Klaas Verplancke was shortlisted to the top 20 finalists for the Bologna Ragazzi Digital Award 2012.

28/01/2014 De best vormgegeven boeken

De twee kandidaten voor de Cutting Edge Awards * Best Vormgegeven Boeken van 2013 voorgesteld door your host: illustrator Klaas Verplancke.

23/01/2014 New Wave in New York

10 fab Flemish illustrators @ Flanders House New York

11/12/2013 Dare 2 care
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a sketch a day keeps the doctor away
20/03/2014 Thoughts that can't be spoken

19/03/2014 Crimeanology #3

Texture research.

19/03/2014 Crimeanology #2

The same idea in two different executions.

10/03/2014 Crimeanology #1

Flammable tensions in Crimea

09/03/2014 me, myselfie & i

More selfies here.

27/02/2014 Olympic gay bashing

24/02/2014 The art of choosing

Cover drafts for the upcoming new edition of MO* magazine

31/01/2014 Olympic Winter Games in Russia

Cover drafts for The New Yorker

19/12/2013 r u connected?

15/08/2013 Kunstendag voor kinderen #4

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