Jazzpresso Ristretto IX

Illustrations in coffee and Indian ink In our culture of screens and other priorities, Herbert Celis (Herb Cells) had not set hands on actual illustration equipment, i.e. watercolour paper, pen and ink (except coffee, which he drinks endlessly) since 2015. He has now resumed this practice, using coffee and India ink on paper rather than […]


The name Birdland, the legendary Manhattan club, is also the title of Serge Dehaes’ collection of jazz drawings – a visual patchwork dedicated to the passion of rhythm and emotions of music. “Drawing jazz may seem paradoxical, but it is not. The origins of jazz take us back to the suffering of black people, their […]