My name is Patrick van den Broek and I am an illustrator, cartoonist and visual designer from Golden, Colorado, telling a whole lot of tales, mostly with my pen. Thank you for visiting.
Drawing since I could hold a pencil, I have been filling sketchbooks with characters, stories and observations from my daily life. This passion for illustration and visual creativity has allowed me to work on amazing projects and build relationships with unforgettable, creative people. I generally have a pen in hand, or my iPad, capturing some moment in time with ink or pixels.
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Experience Designer. Digital Marketer.
By day, I double a product designer and digital marketer, creating applications and experiences that achieve the intended goals. Please visit .biz for the business, including my resume, projects and awards.
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The Boston Globe Gold Key Award.
Awarded the Gold Key for Illustration from the Boston Globe, this pencil drawing of a friend’s face exhibited throughout New England galleries.
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ABC 7News Interview
Featuring Old King Cole from my Fiddler’s 3 collection of paintings, I had the opportunity to talk briefly with Bertha Lynn about my work and process to create this collection.
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Cherry Creek Arts Festival
Selected as an Emerging Artist in the Cherry Creek Arts Festival, I took this opportunity to release new work at a corner booth on Detroit Street for the over one million visitors to Denver.
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Portfolio Award : Art Institute
As an animation student, I wrote and produced The Couch Potato & Mr. Bun short film as my final project. It received the Portfolio Excellence Award, as voted by the students and faculty, and premiered at a Denver theater.
Notre Dame MTB Team
From the flat plains of Indiana, a group of classmates from the University of Notre Dame created the first ever mountain bike team and raced our way into the College National Championship Race in our inaugural season.
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