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Ben Prenevost
Artist | Professional | Varied
United States
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and one of these too but I don't really use it yet, :twitter: Twitter
mail: info [at] prenevoststudios [dot] com

I'm available for illustration, digital painting and color commissions. I'm pretty open to subject matter, just ask me with a note here on dA.

In April of 2011 I finally started using my deviantART account!

I've been a working freelance artist since 1998. My daily gig is coloring comics but I'm also working on expanding my skills in illustration and digital painting–among other mediums.

Since becoming a colorist many years ago I really reduced the time I spent drawing and that was bothering me. After too long of a break from creating my own artwork I decided it was time get back into it on a more regular basis. I missed creating for myself; it brings too much joy creating something from nothing and there is just something special about putting a pencil to paper.

Besides drawing and coloring comic book styled pieces I am also getting more involved in digital painting (and I'd like to hit a real canvas more often too). I'm looking forward to expanding my skills in many mediums and continually growing as an artist.

I am also developing my own fantasy graphic novel. It will be around an R-rated book and from the look of things I may try to release it in 3 books. An incredibly daunting task for me, but a dream I want to make a reality.
Interests
In 2010 I decided I really need to create my own stories and work toward publishing my own graphic novels.  Written, drawn, colored, lettered, packaged, on my own.  I'm scared shitless.  I have terrible self-doubt and rampant anxiety, but I am not letting that stop me.  I began typing up the actual script in September of 2014 and work and revise as I can.  The first chapter of my first book is coming together; 46 pages of my first legit script; my first legit story.  I'm not sure how many books this story is going to take but I am planning on releasing book 1 with 3 chapters (around 120 pages).

I have a very long road ahead.  I don't think I'll ever really feel ready, but I'm pushing forward.  On to the next chapter!
  • Listening to: JRE podcasts
  • Reading: comics
  • Eating: home cooked stuffs

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Spider Gwen wip by warballoon
Spider Gwen wip
Did a little sketching late last night.  I thought it would be fun to put her in converse rather than the slip-ons.  I may continue with this and post a larger drawing later.
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If you watched me because of my fantasy/barbarian drawings, don't fret.  I am working on my own fantasy graphic novel and when I start drawing it there will be a lot more fantasy art for me to share.  In the mean time, I'll continue to post my usual random stuff ;)
Bridget Malcolm 2 by warballoon
Bridget Malcolm 2
It was a struggle to draw tonight but I pushed through and made another color portrait sketch and then added some color in Pshop.  Based on an Instagram photo of fashion model, Bridget Malcolm.

I have updated this file:  
Something wasn't sitting well with me on my first paint of this sketch so I repainted it tonight.  I think it looks a bit better.  Hope you guys that added it to faves think so too :)
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:iconyinfaowei:
yinfaowei Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch
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:iconwarballoon:
warballoon Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2015  Professional General Artist
you are welcome!  Just happened to see some nice color work you posted in a group I watch and just recently after hearing from you on facebook.  Funny how that works. ;)
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Costelino Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
You have amazing drawing skills :)
Thank you for your kind comment and Happy New Year! w00t! 
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:iconwarballoon:
warballoon Featured By Owner Edited Jan 2, 2015  Professional General Artist
Thanks!!  And a happy new year to you as well! :highfive:
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Arrhobaz Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for the last fav Ben !
Have a nice day :):)
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:iconwarballoon:
warballoon Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2014  Professional General Artist
you are very welcome - you have some really cool art in your gallery!
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:iconcatazarch:
catazarch Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2014  Professional General Artist
you are welcome :3
feel free to watch me too if you like my works!
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GFITHER Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Student General Artist
awesome gallery!

watched! :la:
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:iconwarballoon:
warballoon Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Professional General Artist
Very cool, thank you!!!
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GFITHER Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014  Student General Artist
Sure thing :D
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