Submit drawing and illustration news and work

The Open Draw is a place for people to connect with, discover, debate and share drawing and illustration, both on- and offline. We post news, portfolio’s, profiles and more to promote the act and art of drawing. Submit your work or news by emailing

News and reviews

We report on upcoming international events, exhibitions, fairs, literature, magazines, tools and more. Please send us copies or samples for review to:

The Open Draw
Eerste Jacob van Campenstraat 59
1072 BD Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Please note, material will be reviewed in a session with our local community with an independent peer group of artists.

Artist profile and portfolio

We expose profiles and portfolios to our readership and mailinglist. Please submit recent work with links to at least 5 images and appx. 300 words describing you and the work.

Write with us

We cultivate a network of drawing and illustration professional and amateur enthusiasts to promote the act and art of drawing. We love to work with blogs and authors to create more exposure for the subject and for each other. If you are a talented writer, you can propose articles for publication with minimum 300 words and about 3-12 images (cleared for publication). If you are interested, please get in touch with Kim van Poelgeest