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Ben Krefta
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United Kingdom
Current Residence: Kent, UK
Favourite genre of music: Chillout, Liquid Drum and Bass, Modern Classical / Soundtracks
Favourite style of art: Anime CG
Operating System: Windows 10
Favourite Manga: Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, Gantz, Guyver
Favourite Anime: My Neighbour Totoro, Ninja Scroll, Vampire Hunter D: Blood Lust
Favourite Game: Metal Gear Solid
Personal Quote: "Iron helps us play!"
Interests

Conventions:


I'll be attending at least another three UK cons this year:

MCM London [May 26-28], London Super Comic Con [August 25-27] and MCM London [October 27-29]. Feel free to stop by and say hello if you'll be attending also :)

How-To Books:


* 'Digital Manga' is available for humans to buy on my website at www.benkrefta.com/shop/digital… : An in-depth tutorial book teaching virtually everything I know about Photoshop and colouring characters.

* 'The Artist's Guide to Drawing Manga'
 is also now available on my site www.benkrefta.com/shop/artists… : A beginners guide to manga and character creation. It's effectively an updated version of my older book 'The Art of Drawing Manga'.

With, 67,000 words of written content across both books, I'd like to think there's at least something in there that most artists could benefit from and enjoy :)
Both titles sold with free postage within the UK. I can also ship to Europe, US and worldwide also.

Art Related:


* My portfolio is now at www.benkrefta.com 

* I'm still tattooing part-time, having carried out over 300 tattoos or sessions to date.

* I've got a vague idea for a new book project, but no publisher on board thus far, so might just release pages as a series of Blog posts on my website?

* Commissions open, so if interested, send me a message :)


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Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/benkrefta
Add me on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ben.krefta.1
Like my Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/animemangaart…
Follow me on Twitter: twitter.com/BenKrefta
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Watch my Youtube channel: www.youtube.com/b0mu
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Connect on Linkedin: uk.linkedin.com/in/benkrefta
Follow me on Google+: plus.google.com/11163092596226…

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TheEXGamemaster Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2019
Hello my friend, are you currently taking commissions at this time? 
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Bomu Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2019  Professional Digital Artist
Hi. I am. You can check out the Hire Me page on my website to see how I work and can send me a message to let me know what you wanted :)
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YukiH Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2018
Happy late birthday! I hope you at least backed up the forums. The memories, learned a lot from all of you.
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Bomu Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks Yuki. Yeah, the Organic Metal Forums are there, but I'm guessing there was some behind the scenes change to my web server and they aren't loading up as they should. I don't know if it's worth me trying to get them back online since they'd not been active for years! They had their use before social media was much of a thing, but the internet has changed so much in the last 15 years and independent artist forums are no longer necessary. Ah well, if at some point they were useful to a few people like yourself in some small way, I'm glad :)
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YukiH Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2019
Social media just isn't the same.

My brother was in art college and bought me one of your books and I searched for you until I found those forums. The community I've experienced back then really made a difference. Maybe all of us former forum folks will hit up your DA page more often.
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Swaggie--Vortex Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy birthday, Mr. Krefta!
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Flashshadow Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist

Happy Birthday! :party: :iconfuncakeplz: :party:

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Kittyillustrations Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Happy birthday :cake:
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TigerDude51087 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2018
Happy Birthday!
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teturo Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2018
Happy Birthday to you ^_^
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