Ben Newman
Illustrator
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Episode thirty-three

Ben Newman

Illustrator

A trip to a small studio in Hastings for this episode with the guy behind Professor Astro Cat

We get to hear Ben’s journey into the creative industry and going from being in a band to being the illustrator he is today. Ben gives us a insight on how he made his personal work he loved to do become his commercial work and also his first book idea.

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As we talk more to Ben we get his story behind Professor Astro Cat and how he has developed the work flow between books and what he has learned between them. As we are in Ben’s studio, he talks us through some of the eclectic mix of items he has surrounding him in his daily work life. Ben also gives us an insight into how he likes to spend his downtime before giving us his view on where he sees the creative industry going.

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