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London Attractions – Natural History Museum

March 24, 2015  by Ben  |  Blog

London Attractions self initiated project. Number two; Natural History Museum. Or ‘dinosaur museum’ as I used to call it. Probably my favourite day out with my Dad when I was a kid. dino-comp-layers-amend-small

London Attractions – Zoo

March 24, 2015  by Ben  |  Blog

London attractions self initiated project. Numero Uno; London Zoo.penguin-small

Nesta: Will a robot take your job?

March 16, 2015  by Ben  |  Blog

A recent commission for Nesta. Will a robot take your job?


Cycling In Bali

March 6, 2015  by Ben  |  Blog

Just back from a week cycling and free diving around the beautiful Island of Bali. Here’s a little illustration inspired by my trip.IMG.tif

Happy Pancake Day!

February 17, 2015  by Ben  |  Blog


Pakistan Zindabad!

February 13, 2015  by Ben  |  Blog

The cricket world cup is fast approaching and I’m in Pakistan. How is this not gong to be awesome! Here’s a little illustration of mine in support of Team Pakistan!

Islay Whisky Map

January 22, 2015  by Ben  |  Blog



Personal project: Whisky distillery map of Islay.

Merry Christmas!

December 24, 2014  by Ben  |  Blog


Winter ride

December 22, 2014  by Ben  |  Blog

To the cyclists – It’s at this time of year that the road cycling world really slows down. Less races, unless Cyclocross is your thing (and it should be!) Long, cold rides on icy roads. Getting the miles in through rain ,snow and everything in between. Salt getting into all the expensive bits of your bike grinding them away to dust. I miss it.

This year for the second year running I’m in Pakistan. The winters here In Islamabad aren’t particularly harsh. the rainy season has past, crisp fresh sunshine filled days await.

Anyway this illustration is my ‘rose tinted’ view of cycling back home over winter.

Remember. Enjoy! Appreciate the darkest moments, the pain, the suffering, that’s what’s going to make this summer your best season yet!


Design A Buff!

December 11, 2014  by Ben  |  Blog

I was recently commissioned by the wonderfully enthusiastic adventurer, Mr Paul Everitt to help design a Buff* to promote his upcoming trip. Rafting the Danube.

*The Buff is a multifunctional headwear performance product as well as being a versatile garment it can be worn in a number of different configurations to provide a high level of comfort, protection and style during outdoor and recreational activities.


Night Of The Pumpkin Mashers!

October 31, 2014  by Ben  |  Blog

Personal project combining my love of Cyclocross racing and Halloween and the fun and unique events that combine the two!



Cycling To Murree, Pakistan

October 15, 2014  by Ben  |  Blog

A personal piece inspired by my weekend ride from Islamabad to Murree. Hope to get back up there soon.



Happy Halloween!

October 12, 2014  by Ben  |  Blog

A couple of pieces inspired the works of John Wyndam. ‘The Midwich Cuckoos’ and ‘The Day Of The Triffids’ Happy Halloween!


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Islamabad Security

August 27, 2014  by Ben  |  Blog

A selection of characters based on the various security factions in Islamabad, Pakistan.




August 22, 2014  by Ben  |  Blog

A bit of fan art for this week’s @sketch_dailies


Space Pirates!

August 21, 2014  by Ben  |  Blog


R.I.P H.R Giger

May 15, 2014  by Ben  |  Blog

A little homage to the late great H.R. Giger.



Nesta: Innovators

May 5, 2014  by Ben  |  Blog

I was recently commissioned by Nesta UK to produce a series of characters for their “Which Innovator Are You?” Quiz on their website. Check it out here


Airline 1.0

April 30, 2014  by Ben  |  Blog



in other news I now own a small airline operating out of a fictional Middle Eastern location (on Paper)

The Barbershop Series #1: Pakistan

April 3, 2014  by Ben  |  Blog

A selection of characters inspired by the numerous fantastic styles of hair and beard in Pakistan. All characters are based on real people I have met. Mainy to avoid stereotype and to highlight the fascinating diversity of the country. Pakistan Zindabad!