About Marijke Buurlage


Marijke Buurlage (28) is an illustrator who lives in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands. She graduated from Minerva Academy Groningen (2009-2013) and has been working as a freelance illustrator ever since. She mostly works on editorial illustrations for magazines, children’s books, book covers, posters, apps and e-books, but she also loves working on self-initiated side-projects. Her work is vibrant, light-hearted, playful and feminine and her two most favorite things to draw are animals and botanicals.

Marijke Buurlage is available for illustration projects in all shapes and sizes. Don't hesitate to contact info@marijkebuurlage.com for questions or a price quote. All questions or remarks are welcome!




Online features & interviews

Urban Outfitters ۰ Fubiz ۰ Artistic Moods ۰ The Jungalow ۰ Amadeus Magazine ۰ People of Print ۰ Grain Edit ۰ Limelight ۰ Picame Magazine ۰ The Daily Indie / La Gravure (video) ۰ Inkygoodness ۰ Creative Safari ۰ Eight Magazine ۰ Illustration Friday ۰ Fontanel (2) ۰ Fontanel (1) ۰ Wrap Magazine




Nominations / Awards
Honorable Mention 3x3 Magazine Picture Book Show ۰ June 2015 ۰ Boekie Boekie stArt Award / Nomination ۰ 2014 ۰ Fontanel Young Talent / Award ۰ 2013 ۰




Clients
Flow Magazine ۰ VPRO Gids ۰ Swatch ۰ WNF ۰ Adobe ۰ Quest ۰ Timbuktu Labs ۰ Solberg & Hansen ۰ Book.Vosk ۰ Cocofloss ۰ Travesías Magazine ۰ DOT Magazine ۰ Buro Klei ۰ Afûk Publishers ۰ Oak & Morrow ۰ Regatas Magazine ۰ Snor Publishers ۰ Storytime Magazine ۰ Pacific Alliance ۰ Milk Estudio




Publications

Flow Magazine NL - Mijn Dag in Illustraties ۰ June 2017
An illustration about a typical day in my life as an illustrator for Flow Magazine NL #4, 2017.

Flow Magazine NL - Grace ۰ February 2017
An illustration that I made for an article about 'grace' in Flow Magazine NL #2, 2017.

DPI Magazine - Art Quarter vol. 14 - Taste it! Food Branding & Packaging Made Success by Illustrations ۰ December 2016
My Chochochou chocolate bar packaging illustrations are featured in this amazing magazine filled with great packaging design.

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls illustration ۰ December 2016
I created an illustration for the wonderful book 'Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls' by Timbuktu Labs. More about this project very soon!

Society6 Art Quarterly ۰ November 2016
Some of my work was published in the Art Quarterly #1.4 by Society6.

Christmas Campaign Solberg & Hansen ۰ November 2016
An amazing packaging illustration project for Solberg & Hansen's Christmas campaign.

Make-up pouch illustration Cocofloss ۰ September 2016
Another fun assignment: creating an illustration for a make-up pouch by flossing brand Cocofloss.

Illustration for Quest Psychology (NL) ۰ July 2016
An illustration for an article in Quest Psychology (NL) about why traveling far increases your social status.

Cover illustration for Regatas Magazine ۰ July 2016
A cover illustration for the Peruvian sports magazine Regatas, all about the Olympics in Rio 2016.

Postcard Snor Publishers ۰ June 2016
A postcard I illustrated for Snor Publishers.

Travel Illustrations for the Pacific Alliance ۰ May 2016
An illustrated series created for a travel magazine called 'Four Nations, an infinite experience' by the Pacific Alliance, designed by Milk Estudio.

Swatch Social Media Campaign ۰ May 2016
An illustrated series for a social media campaign by Swatch, to promote the new Swatch POP watches.

VPRO Magazine ('VPRO Gids') - Cover illustration ۰ May 2016
An illustration for the cover of VPRO Magazine's weekend special, that came along with 'de Volkskrant' newspaper.

Errratum ۰ April 2016
One of my Cambodia illustrations ('Water Village') got published in the French paper Errratum.

Aviary by Adobe ۰ February 2016
Illustrations for a sticker pack and overlay pack for the photo editor app 'Aviary' by Adobe.

WNF Lifeguard Posterzine ۰ February 2016
A poster design for the WNF Lifeguard Posterzine of Februari 2016.

VPRO Magazine ('VPRO Gids') - Correspondents Dinner NL ۰ February 2016
An illustration for VPRO Magazine about the Dutch Correspondents Dinner in 2016.

Flow Magazine NL - Ochtendgeluk ۰ January 2016
Two illustrations about the joy of the early morning for Flow Magazine NL #1, 2016.

Travesías Magazine - Cambodia ۰ December 2015
An illustrated series of five pieces about Cambodia, for the Mexican travel magazine 'Travesías'.

DOT Magazine - Rock'N'Sock ۰ December 2015
I illustrated a page for the poem 'Rock'N'Sock' in DOT Magazine; a quarterly print magazine by Anorak Magazine, aimed at boys & girls aged 5 and under.

CasaFacile - Coloring page ۰ November 2015
I illustrated a page for a coloring book project of CasaFacile: an Italian home decor magazine. The theme was 'home'.

VPRO Magazine ('VPRO Gids') - Fossiel is passé ۰ November 2015
An illustration for VPRO Magazine about divestment in the fossil fuel sector.

VPRO Magazine ('VPRO Gids') - Geen gebakken lucht ۰ November 2015
An illustration for VPRO Magazine about CO2 emission.

Storytime Magazine - Christmas Story Special ۰ November 2015
Illustrated three full-page spreads for the Christmas Story Special of Storytime Magazine for the poem 'Twelve Days of Christmas'.

Uppercase Magazine - Issue #27 ۰ October 2015
Featured in Uppercase Magazine as one of the 30 'New Illustration Talents'.

NeverLazy Magazine - Issue #19 ۰ September 2015
Featured in NeverLazy Magazine including portfolio material and an interview (5 spreads).

SOFFA Magazine - Issue #10 ۰ August 2015
My 'Underwater World' illustration was published in SOFFA Magazine in their 10th issue, that focused on eternal youth.

It Grutte Foarlêsboek app (Afûk) ۰ August 2015
I provided all the illustrations for the story and game 'It Toverboek' in the 'It Grutte Foarlêsboek' app. This is a Frisian app focusing on educating kids about the Frisian language.

CasaFacile ۰ July 2015
My artwork for the Natural Recall project got featured in the Italian magazine CasaFacile.

Uncovered Classics ۰ June 2015
I designed a book cover for Uncovered Classics: a project that promotes female writers of the 20th Century.

Natural Recall Book ۰ January 2015
My work got published in the Natural Recall artbook, along with 39 other selected artworks.

Sir Magazine ۰ 2014
I illustrated my studio for Sir Magazine's 'workspace' rubric.

Brochure 'Talen Kleuren Je Leven (Afûk) ۰ 2014
Illustrations for the Frisian brochure 'Talen Kleuren Je leven' about raising your kids multilingual. In collaboration with Buro Klei and published by Afûk.

Photoshop Magazine #26 ۰ 2014
Photoshop Magazine wrote an article about me and my work.

Boekie Boekie #94 ۰ 2014
I was nominated for the Boekie Boekie stArt Award, and I ended up in the final ten. Therefore one of my illustrations was published in Boekie Boekie Magazine and in the Boekie Boekie 2014/2015 agenda.

Caren Magazine ۰ 2014
I provided the illustrations for the monthly articles in Caren Magazine: an online magazine about health care.

It Grutte Foarlêsboek (Afûk) ۰ 2013
I've illustrated three stories for 'It Grutte Foarlêsboek': a reading book for young Frisian children, published by Afûk.