Ben Halstead

E-mail: halsteadart@gmail.com

Hello, and thanks for visiting my site! I am a professional character animator currently based in the LA area. I am familiar with some of the leading 2D and 3D animation software, although I specialize in Toon Boom Harmony, and I am practiced in web design and other forms of art as well. I earned my BFA in Character Animation from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit in 2011, and have been living in the San Fernando Valley with my wife since then.

Copyright 2014 Ben Halstead


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Sailor Moon Redraw
May 24, 2020
My shot at the #sailormoonredraw. This was fun
Inktober Day 31: Ripe
November 1, 2019
A bit late, but I did it! This is the first time I've completed a daily drawing month, and I had a lot of fun exploring some of my "Dragons' Egg" ideas. Thanks to everyone who followed along! Did you piece together some of the underlying story? Do you have a favorite? Let me know!
Inktober Day 30: Catch
October 31, 2019
Inktober Day 29: Injured
October 31, 2019
He really should not have done that...  
Inktober Day 28: Ride
October 29, 2019
Inktober Day 27: Coat
October 28, 2019
I wish I had more time to shade this and add a background. I'll probably revisit this whole series soon.
Inktober Day 26: Dark
October 27, 2019
Inktober Day 25: Tasty
October 26, 2019
Inktober Day 24: Dizzy
October 25, 2019
Inktober Day 23: Ancient
October 23, 2019
More Overgrown Dragons!
October 23, 2019
People seemed to like my grown up dragons from Inktober Day 14, so I ran a short Instagram promotion with them. It went really well!
Inktober Day 22: Ghost
October 22, 2019
The Wind in the Leaves
Inktober Day 21: Treasure
October 22, 2019
Inktober Day 20: Tread
October 21, 2019
Inktober Day 19: Sling
October 20, 2019
Inktober Day 18: Misfit
October 18, 2019
Inktober Day 17: Ornament
October 18, 2019
Inktober Day 16: Wild
October 17, 2019
Inktober Day 15: Legend
October 16, 2019
How many heroes were just villains who won the fight?
Inktober Day 14: Overgrown
October 15, 2019
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This site was designed and coded by Ben Halstead, except for some WordPress tech behind the scenes, and the Raphael Javascript library for those fancy bubble thingamajigs.

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