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Does my work count as art?

Rant Hero1

  Lately, I’ve been on a drawing kick. With all the graphic design & web design I do, this is my creative release and a way to keep my skills up.  I post my work on various sites and forums around the web and I get lots of feedback from around the community.  I spent most of my life drawing …

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Platinum Marcom Award for 2013! Highest Honor!

Ben Drolet Marcom Award Winner

I just received word that I have won my 6th  Marketing and Communications Award (Marcom) for 2013.  This is the fourth 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 this award.  Thanks to FFF Enterprises for having me handle their artwork …

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Truckin’ Magazine Article on Me!

Ben Drolet Truckin Magazine Article Radical Renderings 3

Well, the guys over at Truckin’ magazine decided to do an article on me and my vehicle renderings in the December 2012 issue of Truckin’ Magazine! For those of you who don’t know, Truckin’ is the longest running off road publication dating back to the 1970’s. It is also the most read truck magazine on the market – sort of …

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Keith Thompson – My New Favorite Artist

Keith Thompson

If you take a look Keith Thompsons Blog or his website, you will probably recognize his style from some of Guillermo Del Toro’s films.  Keith has a haunting imagination that rivals the most nightmarish creatures imaginable.  I can stare at his illustrations for hours, absorbing the painstaking level of detail.  I have come across his artwork on many occasions, and …

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Mark Newman – My New Favorite Artist

Kratos Sculpture By MarkNewman

I just have to post some of his stuff here – this guy is incredible. As an artist, I am always looking for inspiration from all sorts of places – I am no sculptor, in fact I’ve never really even attempted sculpture, but Mark Newman is what I would aspire to if I was in this field.  His understanding of …

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