Kim Ouweleen Kim Ouweleen

The Netherlands, Amsterdam

About me

My name is Kim Ouweleen, I was born in 1988 and raised in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. I am an illustrator, graphic designer, author and Go teacher. My artist pseudonym is Murugandi. From a young age I started drawing and I discovered that creating art is what fulfills me most. My art has always been inspired by nature, inhabited by animals and creatures. Sometimes they are real and cute, other times they are surreal, funky and a little dark. Humor is also important in my drawings, a chuckle never hurt anyone. And then there is the game of Go, a big influence in my life as a fanatic board games player. Since 2014 I make logos, illustrations and cover designs for various publications and organizations. I enjoy working on commission, because it keeps me motivated and disciplined, and because it allows me to grow as an artist by expanding my comfort zone. For my portfolio, please have a look on my website. I also have an Etsy shop where I sell posters and postcards of my work.

genre : Fiction, Other, Advertising, Gaming, Book, Caricature, Printed Media, Education, Logo, Website
technique : Markers, Mixed Media, Pen & Ink, Digital-Pixel, Watercolor

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Salsa dancing tigers
Private commission for a gift: a drawing of salsa dancing tigers!
Product design – Discgolf stamp
Design of a disc golf driver for
Portrait of Kees
Illustration for go book "De Kunst van Go" (The Art of Go).
Yearbook of the Dutch Go Association
Cover design for the yearbook of the Dutch Go Association.
De Bier aan Huisman
Logo for beer tasting company De Bier aan Huisman.


I sell my artwork in my Etsy shop as posters in sizes A4, A3 and A3+, and as postcards in A6. I print and cut these by hand, so I can guarantee the best quality and service to my customers.