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Ben-G-Geldenhuys
Ben Geldenhuys
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
South Africa
I Know You Exist... by Mianguine Adobe Photoshop CS3 Stamp by angelslain Adobe Illustrator CS3 Stamp by angelslain Adobe Flash CS3 Stamp by angelslain In Design CS3 Stamp by angelslain Stamp-WacomCintiqUser by PVprojectResources Blood type O by HornedStorm animal artist, not furry by ohhperttylights

Psuedo artist, wannabe musician and overall dumbass. Hi I'm Ben and I draw, animate and design things.

I was born in Umtata, hand reared in Johannesburg and currently residing in Cape Town, South Africa. I'm a walking contradiction.

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Follow me on:

:icontumblrplz: - the-beardly-ben.tumblr.com/
:icontwitterplz: - twitter.com/benGgeldenhuys
:iconinstagramplz: - instagram.com/benny_behemoth/
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Doing a proper stream today on this week's @TheCottonStar page. See ya'll thar! www.twitch.tv/beardkrieg  #twitch #streaming
Werewolves Versus Romance - TEASER by Ben-G-Geldenhuys
Werewolves Versus Romance - TEASER
Teasers!  This is a portion of my contribution for the next Werewolves VS. issue with the theme of Werewolves VS. Romance.

Adobe Photoshop CC

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Follow me on:

:icontumblrplz:  the-beardly-ben.tumblr.com/
:icontwitterplz:   twitter.com/benGgeldenhuys
:iconinstagramplz:  instagram.com/benny_behemoth/

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I feel like #streaming some art a little, who wants to watch?  Drop by on my #twitch channel here:  www.twitch.tv/beardkrieg
Fan Art: Mad Mario Kart by Ben-G-Geldenhuys
Fan Art: Mad Mario Kart

I know this has been done before, but yeah, all fan art has been done before in some way.

There are some prints of these still left after UCON, just saying ;)

Pentel Pocket Brush,  Copic Markers & Adobe Photoshop CC

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Follow me on:

:icontumblrplz:  the-beardly-ben.tumblr.com/
:icontwitterplz:   twitter.com/benGgeldenhuys
:iconinstagramplz:  instagram.com/benny_behemoth/



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  • Mood: Content
  • Listening to: Author & Punisher
  • Reading: Guards! Guards!
  • Watching: Good Mythical Morning
  • Playing: The Binding of Issac & BROFORCE
  • Eating: home-made spaghetti and mince
  • Drinking: ... more like on a caffeiene drip.
[since no-one reads, TLDR version below.  You won't be able to miss it]

Hey internet. :wave:


As you may (more likely not) have noticed, I'm not very active on DA lately.  This is only partly due to work commitments and mainly due to not really seeing the point of this site anymore.

For those who were born yesterday, this site has been on a steady decline for a while now.  I can hardly call this a professional looking portfolio that I can send to clients for review, there are FAR better platforms to serve that purpose.  The final nail in the coffin for me to type this up is when I submitted my last 2 or 3 pieces during the course of this month and it gained very little traction, especially after one of them garnered close to 800 notes on tumblr (I don't get those kind of numbers that often, but more often than on DA).  

Now this leads me to think of 2 reasons why this is happening:

1 - I don't draw NEARLY enough porn if at all.
2- People have moved on from using DA on a day-to-day basis as a part of their daily routine.

In reality, other social media sites have taken over and the need for a DA profile as an artist is a thing of the past.  Hell, it's as simple as snapping a picture with your phone and sharing it on twitter or instagram and it's out there for the world to see.  Rather than spending 30 minutes to an hour uploading, categorising, tagging and adding to a gazillion groups in hopes of getting at least 1 view or a favourite and perhaps, when you're lucky, a comment.

Now, DESPITE saying all of this, I'm not going to leave DA.  There are still some decent people here and I've got a tiny bit of a following.  Though I am going to treat DA as just an obligation, the last place to update once I do my rounds on my portfolio and social media.  

If you'd like to stay in touch, you can follow me on  Tumblr (the-beardly-ben.tumblr.com/), Twitter ( twitter.com/benGgeldenhuys), Instagram (instagram.com/benny_behemoth/) and Behance (www.behance.net/bengeldenhuys)

Cool, so yeah.  See you on the interwebs I guess.

Peace


~ Beardly Ben - out.

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- Being on DA is pointless 
- Though I'm not leaving
- But I'm obligated to use it as a part of my online presence

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Follow me on:


:icontumblrplz:  the-beardly-ben.tumblr.com/
:icontwitterplz:   twitter.com/benGgeldenhuys
:iconinstagramplz:  instagram.com/benny_behemoth/


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:iconjamesgunner123:
jamesgunner123 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015
...happy birthday to you sir...=3
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Ben-G-Geldenhuys Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :D
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42Ly Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015
Happy birthday!! :party: :cake: :party:
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Ben-G-Geldenhuys Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :D
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Rocker234 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015
Happy birthday! :cake:
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Ben-G-Geldenhuys Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :D
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SpectrumGuardians Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday
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Ben-G-Geldenhuys Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :D
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SpectrumGuardians Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
You're welcome
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Kaimimi Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Student Digital Artist
You have awesome pics and GREAT ideas ^^
Hope you become famous XD
You earned it :3
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