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Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2012’

Drawing Step by Step

ben drolet step by step illustration of a manga character

This is a drawing that I started about a year and a half ago when we were working on a steampunk vs. cyberpunk style game at DM. This was a warmup sketch that I did when I was working on some character designs for the game. This particular sketch was of Aegis – and anime character who has mechanized legs …

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AWARD WINNER! Platinum & Gold Awards

Ben Drolet MarCom Platinum

I just received word that I have won my 4th and 5th Marketing and Communications Award (Marcom) for 2012.  This is the third year running that my work has been awarded, and with more than 6,000 entrants in the US & Canada this year, it is an honor to accept these awards.  Thanks to FFF Enterprises for having me handle …

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12 Random Figure Drawings

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Most were done in figure drawing classes – 1997-1999.  I don’t edit my pages, these are in order including the good, the bad and the ugly! Enjoy!    

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Assassin’s Creed III – Fan Artwork

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I am a HUGE fan of the Assassin’s Creed series of video games – I love the genre and the gameplay, but most of all, I love the visual style of the games.  I’ve been playing the new installation for about a week and I’ve only got about 50% completion thus far. Almost every frame of the game is breathtaking …

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Sketchbook – Van gogh Group 5

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This is an old sketchbook from my days at RIT – this sketchbook was used in 97-98.  This particular sketchbook is my ‘Van gogh’ book because I have one of his paintings affixed to the cover.  I have a number of these to upload – but most of them are 60+ pages in size, so I’ll break them up into …

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Sketchbook – Van gogh Group 4

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This is an old sketchbook from my days at RIT – this sketchbook was used in 97-98.  This particular sketchbook is my ‘Van gogh’ book because I have one of his paintings affixed to the cover.  I have a number of these to upload – but most of them are 60+ pages in size, so I’ll break them up into …

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Sketchbook – Van gogh Group 3

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This is an old sketchbook from my days at RIT – this sketchbook was used in 97-98.  This particular sketchbook is my ‘Van gogh’ book because I have one of his paintings affixed to the cover.  I have a number of these to upload – but most of them are 60+ pages in size, so I’ll break them up into …

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Sketchbook – Van gogh Group 2

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This is an old sketchbook from my days at RIT – this sketchbook was used in 97-98.  This particular sketchbook is my ‘Van gogh’ book because I have one of his paintings affixed to the cover.  I have a number of these to upload – but most of them are 60+ pages in size, so I’ll break them up into …

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Sketchbook – Van gogh Group 1

Ben Drolet Vangogh Feature

This is an old sketchbook from my days at RIT – this sketchbook was used in 97-98.  This particular sketchbook is my ‘Van gogh’ book because I have one of his paintings affixed to the cover.  I have a number of these to upload – but most of them are 60+ pages in size, so I’ll break them up into …

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Editorial Illustration

Ben Drolet spot illustration final

This was an illustration that shows a man falling asleep on another man who is a bit long winded while the writer of the article (the woman in the foreground) tries not to laugh.  I have to admit, they sent me an idea for this one and I just sketched out the idea without reading the article.  I usually read …

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