Ben Ashton-Bell is an illustrator and graphic designer who works across various industries from his home studio. His main love is image creation, where his style ranges from loose colour and detailed drawn line through to precise vector created imagery. Typography is also a big part in his work. Running parallel to Ben’s career in illustration & design is his work as a practicing visual artist. He works mainly with pencil, airbrush and gouache and regularly exhibits his work in group and solo shows.
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What's the most important object in your studio?
Hmmm, they all tend to do something important. I can't start playing favourites now...
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?
Preferred method of dealing with an encounter with an acquaintance whose name you can't remember.
Act as though all is good.
Why don't you flip the tortoise over, Leon?
What do you mean, I'm not helping?
How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
A woodchuck is sometimes known as a land-beaver - true story.
Favourite client so far?
Most clients have been quite favourable so far.
Favourite imaginary client?
It's not imaginary but my current comic project, Raised by Raptors. Loose guidelines with complete creative freedom.
How does your mother describe your profession?
She's pretty good with that type of stuff actually.
Coffee or tea?
What's your earliest drawing memory?
I liked to draw on my parents furniture.
How do you prefer to spend your mornings?
All images contain invisible and trackable digital watermarks.
The Jacky Winter Group and SEA are members of the AOI and AOP respectively and abides by the required code of practice for artist agents.