Discover how Ben the Illustrator created this amazing artwork that’s lasercut in metal, based on vector pattern designs created in Adobe Illustrator.
Ben the Illustrator
Ben O’Brien (aka Ben the Illustrator) has recently been illustrating from the loft studio he shares with his product designer wife on everything from advertising work for GQ, pattern designs for urban cyclewear and packaging designs for Candyland.
He also takes his colourful skills to fabrics which his wife developes into bags, fashion accessories and homewares. This year one of their quirky fabric designs has won a prestigious 3x3 award.
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Articles by Ben the Illustrator
How to snap a photo, then use the Kuler app to map its colour scheme – and use the resulting palette to colour an artwork.
Ben the Illustrator shows how to excite new clients with your work
Adobe's Creative Suite 5 has recently arrived, and with it comes a new version of Illustrator, featuring some exciting tools. To give you a…
Tutorial: Design a character for a T-shirt print
Speakerdog creator Ben the Illustrator, guides you through your own character creation – from screen to printed T-shirt.
Tutorial: Design for vinyl wall stickers
Ben the Illustrator shows how to prepare artwork for making trendy wall decals