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Galaxy Gator Issue #4 cover by BrattyBen Galaxy Gator Issue #4 cover :iconbrattyben:BrattyBen 3 0 Galaxy Gator Preview by BrattyBen Galaxy Gator Preview :iconbrattyben:BrattyBen 4 0 Midwinter Spotlight: Kid King by BrattyBen Midwinter Spotlight: Kid King :iconbrattyben:BrattyBen 1 0 Spring Spectacular: Goldfinch Cover by BrattyBen Spring Spectacular: Goldfinch Cover :iconbrattyben:BrattyBen 2 0 Dark Matters preview panel. by BrattyBen Dark Matters preview panel. :iconbrattyben:BrattyBen 1 0 Commute by BrattyBen Commute :iconbrattyben:BrattyBen 3 4 Sarahkiki by BrattyBen Sarahkiki :iconbrattyben:BrattyBen 1 0 Catmwoman by BrattyBen Catmwoman :iconbrattyben:BrattyBen 2 0 Batman by BrattyBen Batman :iconbrattyben:BrattyBen 3 0 Rooftop batman by BrattyBen Rooftop batman :iconbrattyben:BrattyBen 4 0 Bats Robin by BrattyBen Bats Robin :iconbrattyben:BrattyBen 2 0 Supes and Bats by BrattyBen Supes and Bats :iconbrattyben:BrattyBen 2 1 Hoedown10v2colorsandfontwhiteborderhalftone by BrattyBen Hoedown10v2colorsandfontwhiteborderhalftone :iconbrattyben:BrattyBen 2 2 Juggy colored by BrattyBen Juggy colored :iconbrattyben:BrattyBen 3 0 Seven: Evolution of character by BrattyBen Seven: Evolution of character :iconbrattyben:BrattyBen 4 0 Hellsky and Flowsun by BrattyBen Hellsky and Flowsun :iconbrattyben:BrattyBen 4 2

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Galaxy Gator Issue #4 cover
Cover for the next isue of GG. Created and written by Aaron Stewart. Check out the other books here, www.galaxygator.net
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Galaxy Gator Preview
From the upcoming issue (#4) of Galaxy Gator. Written by Aaron Stewart. If you want to catch up, you can download the previous books here. www.galaxygator.net
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Midwinter Spotlight: Kid King
Midwinter Spotlight with Terry Petta's Kid Kind. Part of the Wester Spy Studios books. 
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Spring Spectacular: Goldfinch Cover
Wrap around cover for a new project with Terry Petta and his Western Spy Studios book. 
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Dark Matters preview panel.
Part of my new gig for Swyft Productions and their book, Dark Matters. You can check out what's already been happening here, darkmatterscomic.com/
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Ben Perkins
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United States
I'm a big pimpin' vigilante artist keeping the streets inspired and awesome in the heart of Downtown Portland. When I'm not busting heads artistically, I'm taking care of my two kiddos, who are equally, if not, more awesome!!

Current Residence: Portland, OR
Favourite genre of music: Pretty much anything
Favourite style of art: I like traditional pen and ink. I'm a sucker for black.
Operating System: Windows XP
MP3 player of choice: Don't want one
Shell of choice: hermit crab
Wallpaper of choice: the kind that stays
Skin of choice: I always change mine, but it's always so painful
Favourite cartoon character: Again, too many to list
Personal Quote: "You can quote me."
Interests
Hello all!  

I'm opening up commissions for a series of black and white portraits. I have posted a couple to give you an idea of what other folks have asked for. 

12X16 sized canvas, black and white, commissions going for $100 US. 

Any character, any genre, anything you can think of, in black and white. If I get enough takers, the images may end up as part of an art book that I think will be a fun idea. 

Let me know in a private message or email me at heavythehorse@gmail.com if you are interested in getting a portrait for yourself or a loved one. I look forward to hearing from you. 

Ben

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BrattyBen Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2015
Hey! Good to hear from you! 


Thanks for the kind words. Heavy will be getting an official release soon. I'll keep everyone posted.
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Deepex007 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Thats great news.... hope I can get it despite being in the UK! 
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BrattyBen Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2015
I'll be sure to send/mail you a copy. :D
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GreatMasterofChibis Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
You have such a great gallery!


I'd love to ask you one question,
how do you make characters feel heavy? (or not at all?)

Its a thing I cant tackle and wondered if you could advise me on it.


Thank you <3
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BrattyBen Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2015
Well, a good foundation of understanding anatomical form and function goes a long way. 

I usually try to create weight and volume through essential uses of shadow, mostly putting thicker or 'heavier' lines underneath and thinner or "lighter" lines above. 


Let me know if that helps. :D
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GreatMasterofChibis Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Now I have to try that.
Interesting, I have to say.


Alright! Weight, here I gooooooo!!!



(thank you so much! X3)
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BrattyBen Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2015
GOOD LUCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!


If you need me to help more, let me know!
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CLDahlstrom Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
DUDE!  How've you been?  It's been a LONG time.  Your work is looking great, my friend.
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orabich Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014  Professional Digital Artist

:party: Happy Birthday! :cake:

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BrattyBen Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014
Thank you!!
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