The infrequently updated online presence of Ben Swift (LNK).
art, artwork, and artshow info

art, artwork, and artshow info

I have been busily chugging away on art for a show coming up on May 2nd at Screen Ink in Lincoln NE. I am working on a series of watercolor illustrations based on sketches from the past few months. I like having fun and bright colors and dumb concepts, so...
spring is springing

spring is springing

follow me on Instagram- I’m posting a ton of stuff all the time. Fun. I’m posting sketches and weird things. Work-in-progress, silly ideas and more, so follow there and keep up. We’ve ordered new EYESKULL socks through SockGuy- who make some of the world’s greatest socks. Information coming soon about...
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lousy Smarch weather again

lousy Smarch weather again

It’s (still) cold outside. Moving on, I’ve been having fun making art; inside. It’s been a month since I posted a blog post. I’m not even sure of the purpose of a blog post. It seems like if you have a blog – not posting is the biggest crime. Not having a blog, on the...
new stuff for the future

new stuff for the future

a couple things: I have decided to use Wunderlist (https://www.wunderlist.com/en/) as an idea/task manager/ collector. I’ve been trying to use this-and-that and not having luck. So using something that seamlessly syncs with my phone, work and home computers, and can be accessed from the web, seemed like the thing to do. I am dedicated to...
shows announce

shows announce

only 10 minutes into the new year (figuratively) and I already have two art shows to hype. Talk about excitement! The first will open on May 4th at Screen Ink, LNK-NE. This will be a group show with my co-worker Zeljka Hassler and buddy Dan Kroll. It’s theme will be something kid-oriented, though not solidified...
new year new gear

new year new gear

got the studio finished and ready to roll. so that’s good. I’ve got a lot of space to use. I finished up some Tacocat paintings. You want one? Let me know. looking forward to a big year. more productivity and updating and success. I was reading a interview with Buzz Osborne from the Melvins who...
new killigans video and more

new killigans video and more

I’m so happy to post the newest Killigans video that I just finished creating: we shot this back in May of this year, when I say we I mean the team was Aaron Jarzynka and Zach Bock on cameras, the Killigans, friends and family, and a bunch of fans who came out and spent nearly...
octo-brrrrrr

octo-brrrrrr

ha, get it? yeah. It’s midpoint through October 2013 and I’ve been busy, too busy to accomplish any goals! I need some more manageable goals. I’m super glad that it’s fall and it’s dark and cold, because now I can begin to hermit myself at home and make art. And manage goals. Since I last...