Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Outdoor Fun Book

This nature activity book from Random House offers a great many games and pasttime activities that can be played both on the balcony, and in the city park. In the author’s view, kids need outdoor adventure to get a grasp of their own liveliness.

I have created the book’s playful jacket design using handwritten and mixed-media typography.

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Andreas Weber: Das Quatsch-Matsch-Buch – Das Aktionsbuch: großstadttauglich und baumhausgeprüft (The Outdoor Fun Book)


Saturday, June 8th, 2013

Wine in Summer

This is today’s summer cover for Süddeutsche Zeitung’s three-monthly SZ-Vinothek wine supplement that got printed both in a tabloid newspaper format, and on a glossy wine brochure. I created the cover art for the summer edition that shows a group of people sitting under a beautiful tree, drinking wine and enjoying a sunny day.

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Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Pets for Sale

This is Pitter Patter Pets, another limited-edition screen print of mine. It is A4 size, and available for purchase.

  • Silkscreen Print, 4 Colors
  • Paper Size A4 (210 x 297 mm / 8.3 x 11.7 in)
  • Limited Edition of 52
  • Signed and Numbered
  • Munken Pure Matte White Paper, 240 g/m2
  • Unframed (Frame and Passe-partout are Recommended)
  • Price without shipping 55 EUR | 83 US$


Friday, April 26th, 2013

Wikipedia Art for New Scientist

This is my whimsical cover art for today’s New Scientist on the topic of Wikipedia authors that are overall white males from Western countries, which leaves out much of the rest of the world. I did a few more interior illustrations in that same style.

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Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

In the Heat of the Light

This is In the Heat of the Light, another limited-edition screen print of mine. It is quite large (A3), and available  for purchase.

  • Silkscreen Print, 4 Colors
  • Paper Size A3 (420 x 297 mm / 16.5 x 11.7 in)
  • Limited Edition of 52
  • Signed and Numbered
  • Munken Pure Matte White Paper, 240 g/m2
  • Unframed (Frame and Passe-partout are Recommended)
  • Price without shipping 95 EUR | 143 US$

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Saturday, April 20th, 2013

E-Book Writers

I have illustrated an article for today’s Süddeutsche Zeitung weekend special (SZ Wochenende) on e-book writers, showing on a full page multiple writers in a wimmelbild setup, crowding an e-book reading device, and chipping in to write a novel together.

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Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Problem Lovers

Why on earth should one tackle a problem while it is still small and can be handled easily? Why not wait until it has grown to larger size instead?

In his provocatively humorous book, Problem Lovers, Johnatan Briefs, a business coach, lays out an anti-success strategy along the lines of Paul Watzlawick’s infamous Pursuit of Unhappiness.

I have created the book’s jacket design using an illustration of a surfer falling off a great Kanagawa-style wave. The title has also come out as an audio book.

Jonathan Briefs: Ich habe keine Lösung… aber ich bewundere das Problem – Provokatives Coaching für den Berufsalltag

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Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Munich Calendar of Events

Here’s my cover for a current calendar of events in Munich. I once again employed that multifaceted style that I have been using quite a lot over these past couple of years.

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Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Who’s Reading the Book?

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In this spot art for The Christian Science Monitor, I visualized an article on a contageous book – a book that is quickly catching on among the public.

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Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Birds in Tree Silkscreen Print

Here’s another silkscreen print that’s up for sale – I called this one Bye-Bye Blackbird:

Silkscreen Print, 4 Colors
Paper Size A4 (210 x 297 mm / 8.3 x 11.7 in)
Limited Edition of 54
Signed and Numbered
Munken Pure Matte White Paper, 240 g/m2
Unframed (Frame and Passe-partout are Recommended)
Price without shipping 55 EUR | 83 US$
  • Silkscreen Print, 4 Colors
  • Paper Size A3 (420 x 297 mm / 16.5 x 11.7 in)
  • Limited Edition of 51
  • Signed and Numbered
  • Munken Pure Matte White Paper, 240 g/m2
  • Unframed (Frame and Passe-partout are Recommended)
  • Price without shipping 95 EUR
  • http://www.oweiss.com/shop/art_bye-bye-blackbird.htm



Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Wine in Spring

This is my spring cover for Süddeutsche Zeitung’s three-monthly SZ-Vinothek wine supplement that got printed both in a tabloid newspaper format, and on a glossy wine brochure. I created the cover art for the spring edition that shows a bunch of wine barrels laying around in-between daffodils and spring snowflakes. I also made an interior illustration showing a your woman who can’t decide between red and white wine.

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Sunday, February 17th, 2013

Old Man Pinocchio

A new book from dtv publishers is out that I reated the cover art for.

Everybody’s doing it – we simply love to lie, usually 20 times before breakfast alone, according to the author’s in-depth research. But even though we are surrounded by lies all day, they are generally considered a bad thing. Puzzled and outraged by this cruelty, the author, both a journalist and a notorious lier in his own right, pays tribute to the lie.

I have created the jacket cover illustration showing a middle-aged Pinocchio growing a long nose.

Wolfgang Limmer: Männerlügen – Warum FRAUEN immer die Wahrheit wissen wollen und MÄNNER behaupten, dass es sie gar nicht gibt (Men Love to Lie)

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Friday, February 8th, 2013

Math Head for New Scientist

This is my mixed-media cover art for today’s New Scientist on the topic of mathematics – a male head built from mathematical symbols and formulae. I did a few more inside illustrations in that same style.

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Monday, February 4th, 2013

Grand Piano Little

A new book with my illustrations has come out. Written by Joja Wendt and Kester Schlenz, it is called Der kleine Flügel, which might be loosely translated into Grand Piano Little: A Musical Fairy Tale.

This modern fairy tale tells of the dangerous adventures of a little grand piano who is setting out to combat the vicious organ king who reigns a magic tower that houses all the musical instruments.

Joja Wendt is a concert pianist who was discovered by Joe Cocker, and Kester Schlenz is a bestselling author and a journalist working for Stern news magazine.

My cover illustration in whimsical style shows the the little grand piano, the story’s main character, in full flight. I have also created interior illustrations of instruments for the book. >MORE



Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Mystery Cat

I created this spot illustration on international mystery novels for The Christian Science Monitor. I went for a fun-looking black cat strolling around in-between crime books.

>BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS