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Rudi de Wet

Rudi de Wet is a full-time artist who specialises in illustration, hand lettered type, art and design. His work is characterised by bold and energetic executions. He produces work for all media and environments, for local and international clients from concept to craft.


Daniel Rudolph de Wet.

Place of Birth:


Currently Living in:

Cape Town and Melbourne simultaneously…

Train, bus, bike, or other:

Bike and tram in Melbourne, car and surfboard in Cape Town.

What's the most important object in your studio?

Probably my coffee machine.

Paper or Plastic?


If you could resurrect one no longer living person to have lunch with, knowing you will have to return them to the grave right after coffee, who would it be?

Christiaan Rudolph de Wet… my great-great-grandfather who was the general of the Boer War. Think it would be a kind of weird experience.

Preferred method of dealing with an encounter with an acquaintance whose name you can't remember.

“Sorry… what’s your name again? I’m really terrible with names.”

Why don't you flip the tortoise over, Leon?

… Shall we continue?

How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?

I’d rather not say…

Favourite client so far?

All of them!

Favourite imaginary client?

One that’s on the beach.

How does your mother describe your profession?

He draws pictures for a living.

Coffee or tea?


What's your earliest drawing memory?

Drawings of He-Man and Skeletor.

How do you prefer to spend your mornings?

Sleeping if at all possible but that’s never the case…