Ben Heine, dynamic creator of the Pencil vs. Camera technique, has started another project that is equally captivating. His Digital Circlism series captures famous pop stars in what he describes as a cross between pointillism and pop-art. Each highly recognizable portrait takes a sizable 100-180 hours to complete as each circle of color is hand placed. Check out the last image for a peek at his labor intensive technique. [Read more...]
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. [Read more...]
Ben Heine sketches new realities for our eyes, taking a photograph with a piece of paper in it, and then adding a sketch using only his own vivid imagination. He says he got the idea while writing a letter and watching TV one night. As he finished, he held up the paper and saw the TV in transparency through it. What if that effect could be combined in one image, he though? Here are captivating new works from his surreal Pencil vs. Camera series.