Arne van der Ree is an illustrator and concept advisor, born in Oud-Beijerland. He attended the Graphic Designers School in Rotterdam. He did his first illustration assignments in his final year for Sluis Petfoods. He then studied Illustration Design at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam.
He now works as an illustrator through his own studio Doodle.nl, and he is a parttime art tutot at the Grafisch Lyceum Rotterdam. Among Van der Ree's clients are Algemeen Dagblad, Esquire and Playboy magazines, Tempo Team, Hallmark Cards, NCRV and Unilever. He does the editorial comic strip 'Report-Jort' in Kidsweek and Sevendays, and the illustrations for children's magazine Vogels Junior. Through the Artbox agency, he also works for the Dutch ministry and Ahold.