Joris Mertens (b. 1968) has spent the past 25 years working as a set designer, art director, illustrator, storyboard artist, photographer and graphic designer. His work has given him a great deal of experience of telling stories through atmosphere, imagery and storyboarding, true to the idea of ‘show, don’t tell’. It was therefore only a matter of time before he produced a graphic novel, in which the drawings are the real medium: Beatrice is his debut.
Photo © Joris Mertens