Melcher Oosterman is a freelance illustrator based in the Netherlands. His work consists of an eclectic mix of colourful, vibrant and detailed worlds inhabited by lively characters. Ever channeling his fascination for the awkward and absurd, Melcher likes to tell stories and celebrate the imagination. He navigates between editorial and commercial work whilst always having a personal project on the go. Melcher graduated from Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam with a BA in Illustration in 2021. Clients include: de Volkskrant, Vice, Berliner Zeitung, De Correspondent, Illustratie Biennale, Groot Handelsgebouw, One World, Vers Beton, Wobby Club, Ministerie van Volksgezondheid and more.
Animation, Caricature, Cartoon, Collage, Colored Pencil, Conceptual, Cut Paper, Design, Figurative, Fine Art, Impressionistic, Lettering, Line, Line with Color, Pen & Ink, Pencil, Stylized, Texture, Type Design, Pattern, Whimsical, Concept Art, Anime, Rich Picture
Humor, Animals, Architecture, Celebrities, Character Development, Computers, Corporate, Editorial, Food, Futuristic, Historical, Icons, Leisure, Music, Packaging, People, Political, Portrait, Romance, Technology, Travel, Web Design, Web Illustration, Wildlife, Food/Beverage, Lifestyle, Vintage / Retro, Youth, Edgy, Environmental, Financial, Grunge, Urban, Branding