Ellen de Bruijn is an illustrator and Graphic designer who lives and work in Utrecht, the Netherlands.
She graduated, specializing in illustration on the HKU 'Hoge school voor de kunsten', Utrecht (2012). Ellen loves to illustrate lighthearted, and uses lots of color, bold and minimalistic shapes, try to create worlds and is a bit obsessed with cats and other animals.
She loves to make packages, products, pins, textile, portraits of humans or animals and so on :) Her work is a mix between hand made elements and digital technique. She makes her own silkscreens in her studio in Utrecht.
This portrait 💙💜❤️ is already my 5th portrait for those two - or do I say 3?- happy faces! 〰️〰️ @janablessenaar & @anneliesleysen 〰️〰️ #portrait #family #3 #illustration7 uur geleden
✨Packed for winter ✨ This little hanger - and a few more- are now available 💕 〰️〰️ #packed #christmas #cold #winter #snow #cat #blueblue #seasons1 dag geleden
🇺🇸💙 I saw a lotttt of cats during my trip to New York but this one is my absolute favorite. I spotted him/her in a store and stayed forever to hang around this beauty. What do you think of this American glambaby? ✨ 〰️〰️ #strikeapose #glamcat #glow #holidaypic2 weken geleden
🌀 Figures for a screenprint day on location, yesterday! 💙 〰️〰️ We made customized bags during a teachers congress, with different techniques :) 〰️〰️ #screenprint #printscreen #bags @nannadejong @helloiamjustin @spoorwegmuseum2 weken geleden
🌺🍰 Very proud! 😻 ‘Open Kaart’ - A conversation starter/game to connect young and old- did it so well that it’s re-issued! This updated version (with bigger cards for blurry eyes ;)) is now part of a national campaign by ‘Ministry of Health, Welfare, and Sport’ that contain loneliness among elderly. 💙 〰️〰️ 💖 The game (in Dutch) is available by the founders @eenvandejongens 💖 ✨🍰👵🏾🙋🏼♀️👴🏼💁🏽♀️☕️ 〰️〰️ #game #design #elderly #questions #answers @minvws3 weken geleden
🌨🥀I'll bring you flowers🥀🌨 📮✉️🌺 Now available 🌺✉️📮 〰️ #sweetfemaleattitude #illbringyouflowers #flowers4 weken geleden
💤💤💤 Enjoying my NY trip so much thats way its a bit sleeeepy on my account. 💤💤💤 We fly back home this weekend so a few more days here! 📸🎡🏃🏼♀️ 〰️〰️ 💕 My webshop is still open, I ship every order on 10th November. 💕 〰️〰️ #cats #snooze #sleep #pin #illustration #holiday #newyork1 maand geleden
Portraits of Jana & Annelies through the years. From left to right: 2016, 2017 & 2018 💙❤️💜 〰️〰️ 2016: First portrait with the cats 2017: Ja means 'Yes' & stands for Jana & Annelies 2018: They expecting 😻 What a joy girls!! @janablessenaar & @anneliesleysen1 maand geleden
☁️ New season, new package for Kees the cat! ☁️ 〰️〰️ 💜💙 So very happy with all the Kees fans out there spreadig the Keeslove and keeping that happy black little cool fella alive 💙💜 〰️〰️ #pin #package #design #illustration #seasons #holidays1 maand geleden
Riso's & sadcat in good company with some @ilseweisfelt legs 😻 📸 Repost @familiefabriek 〰️〰️ #risograph #cat1 maand geleden
Little portrait in gouache for a magazine project I worked on recently! 💙 〰️〰️ @eenvandejongens #illustration #gouache #painting1 maand geleden
💙💜❤️ Remember the ladies from previous portraits? Well it seems to become a serious serial: this is already my 5th (!!) portrait for them: 〰️〰️〰️ & today a very special episode: 💙💜💕They expecting!! 💕💜💙 〰️〰️ I wish you ✨3✨ all the luck in the world @janablessenaar & @anneliesleysen 〰️〰️ #portrait #family2 maanden geleden
When on vacay, and don't know the way. 〰️〰️ I'm so excited, in a couple of weeks we are going to visit ✨ NY city ✨ My first time America, I can't wait! If you have any tips please let me know! 💙 〰️〰️ This comic represents my (Google) maps struggles on holiday 😹 Who can relate? 〰️〰️ #holiday #vacay #maps #navigation #cat #strip #comic #illustration2 maanden geleden