Saerker had a special love for cold needle engravings and here is a typical print on cotton based paper of a scene from the Greek mythology. Photograph by Erik Rasmussen.
In the world of cartoon characters there is plenty of cliffhangers and high tension points that move the story along. Saerker has here captured an jungle scene where a fight with a ferocious creature is taking place. Photograph of artwork by Erik Rasmussen
Saerker standing in his studio with the background covered in canvases that are either complete or work in progress.
Oil painting as a tribute to one of the master of making cliffhangers in a single frame. Saerker bold and saturated brush strokes gives a certain aura to his paintings. Photograph of artwork by Erik Rasmussen
When a cartoonist created the daily strip it was important to economize with the drawings and press as much of the story into very few frames. In this regards they were masters at capturing the reader and conveying a sometime complicated story in few frames. Photograph of artwork by Erik Rasmussen