Monday, April 20, 2015

Work in progress for Lyon the Dragon Heart cover.

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1. The final image, with title overlay.
2. A rough scamp of the proposed idea.
3. Detailed line drawing.
4. Value underlay.
5. Three colour variations for client to choose from.
6. Blocking in colours.
7. Detailing of image and bringing to a completed state.

Sketchbook watercolours

Some experimental watercolour sketches that I have been playing around with.



The woods are dark with the light of my skin.



Painted in Adobe Photoshop CC

Star Wars variant issue #001

For the launch of Star Wars 001, a number of blank variant copies were sent to a local comic shop here in Cape Town. I managed to get my grubby paws on one and came up with this chap.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Reckless Deck Challenge

An illustration I did for The Art Order's Reckless Deck challenge earlier this year.


Below is a work in progress of the above image:

1. Rough line plotting.
2. Clean lines in Painter 15.
3. Colour blocking in in Photoshop.
4. More detailing.
5. Even more colouring.
6. Final tweaks.


Friday, December 26, 2014

At the end of the path awaits a master unknown.

Title: "At the end of the path awaits a master unknown."
Medium: Indian Ink on Zerkall intaglio paper
Size: 120 x 720mm
Year: 2014

At the end of the path awaits a master unknown by Ben Winfield


In the dark of the night, amidst the background, forgotten.


  • Title: In the dark of the night, amidst the background, forgotten.
    Medium: Indian Ink on Zerkall Intaglio Paper
    Date of work: 2014
    Dimensions unframed: 120 x 720mm

 Title: In the dark of the night, amidst the background, forgotten by Ben Winfield

"I haven't journeyed to this place before"

I haven’t journeyed to this place before.
Indian Ink on Zerkall Paper
132 x 747 mm

"I haven’t journeyed to this place before" by Ben Winfield





Illustrations from the past couple of months.

It's been a good while since I've updated things here. Here are a couple of artworks I have done over the last couple of months. All of them are done in Photoshop CC.


Ben Winfield Illustration
Atom man

Ben Winfield Illustration
The source of our troubles.

Ben Winfield Illustration - Swamp monster
Swamp monster.

Ben Winfield Illustration - Creature soup
Creature soup

Ben Winfield Illustration - self portrait study
Self-portrait study #1

Ben Winfield Illustration - self portrait study
Self-portrait study #2

Ben Winfield Illustration - self portrait study
Self-portrait study #3

Ben Winfield Illustration - Santa's Helper
Santa's little helper. Sketchbook illustration coloured in photoshop.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Individually Strange Characters

Hogsback Demon by Ben Winfield

He who has many names by Ben Winfield

Mr Snivvle by Ben Winfield

Mr Floppy by Ben Winfield

Some new creatures and sketches.

It's been a while since I've posted anything up in here, so I thought I'd share with you some things I have been busy with these past couple of months. In no particular order, here are some illustrations.

My Super Powers by Ben Winfield

Wilderness inhabitants by Ben Winfield

Thumbprint Demon by Ben Winfield
Egg Head Demon by Ben Winfield


Hog King by Ben Winfield

Brain-Eating Amoeba by Ben Winfield


Tuesday, June 17, 2014

My dad comes face to face with a kudu!

Today is my dad's birthday, and early last month he was involved in a motorbike accident whilst driving back from a Harley rally. A kudu decided that it would be a good idea to jump in front of his bike, causing him to crash into it's hind quarters. The result was an interview with the tarmac and a few nasty road rashes and some broken bones. In the end the kudu was nowhere to be found. This is my reenactment.

Ben Winfield Illustration 2014