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Ben Heine for kids


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Ben Heine for kids

  1. 1. BEN HEINE
  2. 2. What do we know about Ben Heine? • Ben was born in 1983 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Belgiam where he spent the first seven years of his life, with his parents and three sisters. • His father was a commercial engineer and his mother a choreographer and a dance teacher. • when Ben was little he liked sports, music and spent time with his friends. • Heine started drawing at 11 year old and quickly understood that graphic art was a powerful tool of communication and expression.
  3. 3. Academic Background and Love for Languages, Art and Music • Heine has studied in different countries, including Ivory Coast, Belgium, the UK and the Netherlands. • Ben has a diploma in Journalism. • He also studied History of Art, Painting and Sculpture at Hastings College of Arts & Technology in the UK and at the Académie Royale des Beaux Arts in Brussels. • He plays music instruments (drums and piano) and he speaks several languages: French and English, Dutch and Polish and some bits of Spanish and Russian.
  4. 4. Who is Ben Heine? • Ben Heine is a Belgian artist who has produced through the years a huge number of artworks. He is currently best known for his original series "Pencil Vs Camera", "Digital Circlism" and "Flesh and Acrylic"
  5. 5. PENCIL VS. CAMERA • Pencil Vs Camera is an original visual concept invented and popularized by Ben Heine in April 2010. It is one of the most creative art concepts of the 21st century . • Pencil Vs Camera blends drawing and photography. • Ben likes to tell a story using imagination, illusion, poetry and surrealism in his artworks.
  6. 6. DIGITAL CIRCLISM • This project started in 2010. In this series, Heine makes portraits of celebrities (mainly singers and musicians) with digital tools by using only flat circles. Each portrait requires between 100 to 180 hours of work to be completed..
  7. 7. FLESH AND ACRYLIC • This is a project Heine started in 2011. In this series, Heine creates abstract acrylic paintings on large wooden panels. The artist blends the model (a living person) with the background. The particularity of the project resides in the fact that a living person is integrated in the artwork and is part of the whole composition. Heine wants the model to become almost invisible.
  8. 8. A Popular Artist With an International Mindset • Hundreds of millions of people have seen Heine’s creations. He has exhibited and published his artworks all over the world since 2006. The artist presented his pieces of art in fairs and galleries in Belgium, South Korea, the UK, Romania, The Netherlands, Italy, Germany, France, Canada, the US, Turkey, Brazil, and Spain. His works have been published in some of the most famous newspapers and magazines. • He is one of the most watched artists on the web today. Ben is an enthusiastic traveller, he has visited hundreds of cities and countries, each one of them being a big source of inspiration for his creative projects. • neArtist
  9. 9. LET’S WATCH • NZslQ
  10. 10. Music creation • Ben loves electronic music, Heine plays drums and the piano and started sharing his creative sounds for the first time in November 2011. • His love for music marries well with his love for graphic art, "It complements my graphic work and it helps me to grow as a graphic artist too" • In 2014, Ben started to collaborate with other musicians and singers. • BenHeineChannel
  11. 11. My first motivation is to express my feelings. Let’s express our feelings with Ben Heine and his Art.
  12. 12. Let’s get inspired by Ben Heine • Choose a photo from a magazine. • Delete or eliminate one part of the photo. • Try to draw the missing part of the photo creating a picture from your imagination that connect with the original photo, following Ben Heine model. • earch?q=ben+heine&sou rce=lnms&tbm=isch&sa= X&ved=0ahUKEwirruKB4 _fOAhWIxRQKHRcGAlYQ _AUICCgB&biw=1440&bi h=789#tbm=isch&q=ben +heine+drawings
  13. 13. Let’s create a circlsm picture • Ask to your teacher for your black and white portrait. • Create your one drawing with flat circles following Ben’s portraits. • search?q=ben+heine&s ource=lnms&tbm=isch& sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwirru KB4_fOAhWIxRQKHRcG AlYQ_AUICCgB&biw=14 40&bih=789#tbm=isch &q=ben+heine+digital+ circlism
  14. 14. Flesh and acrylic • Bring to school a piece of cardboard 30/30 and a small object from home. • Paste the object to the cardboard surface. • Paint yout picture as you want. • search?q=ben+heine&s ource=lnms&tbm=isch& sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwirru KB4_fOAhWIxRQKHRcG AlYQ_AUICCgB&biw=14 40&bih=789#tbm=isch &q=ben+heine+flesh+a nd+acrylic
  15. 15. Our own creations of art....inspired by Ben Heine. • Take a photo of something that you like, landscapes, animals, family, friends.. • Print the photo and bring it to school. • Delete one part of the photo and draw what you want.....