Diederik is born and raised in Leiden, Netherlands in 1985. In his childhood he was addicted to all comic books Tin Tin, Walt Disney, Marvels books and legendary movies such as The Godfather, Scarface, Pulp Fiction and James Bond. He loved watching, reading and fully go up in the stories, as if he was part of the play himself. In 2003 he started his Law study but after two years he found out that he couldn’t express his creativity in this study and decided to stop. In 2005 he started as an Art Representative in an Art Gallery in Amsterdam. During those years he travelled around the world participating Exhibitions and Art Fairs for the Art Gallery and found his true passion. With his experience, artistic insight and passion for art he started to think of designs for his creations. Combining his fantasy with the artistic vibe where he lived in for the last years. There was no line between work and free time and he started to build up to unlimited ways of digital mix-media art. After his first launch in 2017 he made several series of limited editions which were sold out in no time. This was the beginning of Van Apple’s artworks and his career. He took his time for 6 months and brought out amazing new series After his latest releases he decided to go deeper into the creative vibes and took a single flight to Ibiza. The most artistic island on the earth was a great success and frequently new things are coming up. At the moment his artworks are popular worldwide under international galleries, art lovers and investors are intrigued by his style. The art of Van Apple is a combination of digital technics such as photography and famous characteristics. The basis of the art is aluminum or gold foil, then he adds holograms, colors, glitters, diamonds and other handcrafted items. All artworks are finished by hand with several layers of epoxy. By adding these layers he is able to create innovative and unique mix-media art with a fantastic 3D effect.