“Language exists to communicate whatever it can communicate. Some things it communicates so badly that we never attempt to communicate them by words if any other medium is available.”

C. S. Lewis

 

I am Lieuwkje, a Dutch lady with Frisian roots, currently based in The Hague.

I often have pictures in my head I need to do something with, somehow. It’s either a composition, a setting in life or something I want to achieve. A feeling so strong, that when I give into it, everything else fades to the background and I focus only on that single picture. It helps me to perform well in situations that require it.

After I specialised in Graphic Design and Mandarin, I decided to combine skills needed during these studies: finding the best way to communicate a message effectively and suitably for a specific moment in time. I love the quote of C.S. Lewis above. Some things simply can’t be communicated through language alone. How to find the best way to creatively get the message across? How to tell a complete story and capture exactly the right feeling? It all starts with these questions.

And then, then I pick up my pencil…