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Timeout: Frederique Matti

Who are you?

Hi! My name is Frederique and I’m a freelance illustrator. I live in Amsterdam, a city that I really love. I was born in Breda, in the south of The Netherlands. I studied to be a digital designer but I recently decided that I wanted to do what I like doing best: Illustration.

What are you working on?

Right now I’m working on an editorial illustration, a small branding project, and icons and illustrations for enterprise software. I love being able to alternate between jobs because in my experience it helps to have some air between different tasks and assignments.

Choose a favorite shot of yours. Why is it a favorite?

Hanging 🌴

Hanging 🌴

by Frederique Matti

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My favourite illustration I did recently is this sassy lady. She’s one of my sketchbook doodles and became the first of a little series. Oh, she’s also available as a free wallpaper.

Tell us about your setup. What tools did you use to create the shot (e.g. hardware, software, pens, paper, blowtorch)?

Frederique

My set-up is pretty simple and portable. I have a 15” MacBook Pro, with a steady mouse (logitech MX Master) and a Dell screen. There’s always a Wacom tablet around and pencils and paper. I work from a co-working space, and I also have a nice little setup in my home. I used to only work digitally, and never did actual pen-and-paper sketches, but since I’ve started sketching daily my work has become so much better and more organic, which I like. Also: Sketching is really fun.

Choose a favorite shot from another Player. Why do you dig it?

workin' girl

workin' girl

by sarah beth morgan

the sun is shining! finally, finally..

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I really like Sarah Beth Hulver’s work. I love how organic it is and the textures are amazing.

Find Frederique on Dribbble, Instagram, and at frederiquematti.com.

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