About Me

I am a digital illustrator from the Netherlands, specialized in character design, doodle art and everything kawaii!

I love to give life to all sorts of cute characters. My artwork is inspired by pop culture and Japanese illustrations. I’ve always been fond of cute characters. To be honest, I am one of those people who fall for cute and fancy packaging in the supermarket.

I choose to be a digital artist because I think we all have our responsibility to do our part in saving the planet. When I draw digitally, I don’t have to use any paper and that makes happy trees!

Another advantage is that drawing digitally also makes for a faster creation process. It’s easier to go from sketching to inking without having to digitize your artwork first.

Cheers, Gladys

My story

I started my journey as a creative kid with a drawing talent…

But at a certain point, the big bad grown-ups told me it’s better to pursue a career in IT because they thought my life would be a lot easier compared to life as an artist. Little did they know…

After 10+ years in IT and after having my second burn-out I decided IT wasn’t for me. I quit my job and became an artist. I had a lot of catching up to do and the years that followed I think I’ve tried every style and every medium, from watercolor painting to digital drawing and from cartooning to realistic portraits. 

And over time I developed my personal style: cute, whimsical characters and doodles!

With a background in IT, (web)design, UX/UI and data visualization I know exactly how my illustrations can be used for business aswell. I’ve created infographics, dashboards, websites and all types of media. 

Contact me

I am available for commercial, editorial, advertising commissions, art licensing, live-sketching opportunities and  workshops.

Are you interested in working with me, please send me an e-mail or find me at:

Contact me

Simon Carmiggelthof 96
2492JM Den Haag
(No visiting address)

KvK: 70012962
Btw: NL858103527B01
Bank: NL61 BUNQ 2205 9684 08

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NL: 3 business days
EU: 5-10 business days
USA: 5-20 business days
OTHER: 10-27 business days

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