“The fan art community became my creative outlet” : Ben Whitesell

We always love hearing about what our talented creative community is up to. We were thrilled to read this Q&A with illustrator Ben Whitesell, who recently worked on the poster for Moonrise Kingdom, where he mentions that experimenting with fan art on Behance sparked his interest in poster illustrations.

‘When I was first getting into the poster and fan art scene, I was a member of an online community on the Behance Network that specialized in creating re-imagined ‘minimal’ movie posters. Each month a new actor/actress name would be sent to the group and you would choose a picture from their filmography to create a poster around. The fan art community became my creative outlet.

…you can’t beat the creative community on Behance, and the level of exposure you can get through their service. I have also had amazing interactions with team members including the founder and CEO; Scott Belsky is a real advocate for creatives and is highly active on Behance himself helping to promote people’s work.”

Read the full article at Creative Bloq

See more of Ben’s work at Be.net/benwhitesell or on his ProSite, benwhitesell.com