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A Tribute to Cape Verde: New Work from Ben Heine

Saturday 05.21.2011 , Posted by

Ben Heine is back with a new collection of imaginative art from his Pencil vs. Camera series. The 10 creative new combinations of photography and pencil drawing celebrate the tiny island nation of Cape Verde and it’s vibrant people. The series was made for the gallery Art Official Concept which calls the island home.

If you’d like to see more of Ben Heine’s work, check out our post Pencil vs. Camera: The Surreal Works of Ben Heine

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Known in some circles as the most amazing man in the universe, he once saved an entire family of muskrats from a sinking, fire engulfed steamboat while recovering from two broken arms relating to a botched no-chute wingsuit landing in North Korea. When not impressing people with his humbling humility, he can be found freelance writing, finding shiny objects on the internet, enjoying the company of much-appreciated friends and living out his nomadic nature. He is Managing Editor of Visual News. Follow his movements on Twitter:

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  1. I’ve been to Cape Verde, these photos make it look way nicer than it actually is.

  2. Really beautiful pics.I immediately took the printout and pasted the photo no 4 (from top) on my desk.It looks so cool.


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