Ben Geldenhuys is an illustrator and animator from South Africa. Originally from Johannesburg, Ben now lives in Cape Town where he plies his craft. where he’s worked with Studio Muti, Sunrise Productions (studio behind Jungle Beat), Themarist Productions, Kopskop Games and Triggerfish Animation Studio among others. Check out his exciting portfolio below.

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Eagle and Friends Versus the Internet by Ben Geldenhuys
Eagle and Friends Versus the Internet by Ben
Mind Flayer Monk by Ben Geldenhuys
Mind Flayer Monk
Siblings by Ben Geldenhuys
Siblings by Beardy Ben
Light Armour Warrior - Stylized fantasy game female character concept triggerfish Ben Geldenhuys .jpg
Light Armour Warrior – Stylized fantasy game female character concept triggerfish Ben Geldenhuys .jpg
Dungeon and Dragons Ben Geldenhuys
Dungeon & Dragons character portrait
Outdoor banner design for Open Book Comics Fest.  by Ben Geldenhuys
Outdoor banner design for Open Book Comics Fest. by Ben Geldenhuys

See more of Ben Geldenhuys’ work on Behance, Instagram and his website, Cotton Star.


Bahari Blue curated by Squid Mag's Kadi Yao Tay and Kofi Sydney Asare
Bahari Blue Series

Bahari Blue is Squid Mag’s Kadi Yao Tay and Kofi Sydney Asare’s and illustrator Bolaji “Art Nerd X” Olaloye’s scrapbook of favourite African (including the diaspora sometimes) artists they love, are inspired by and believe the whole world needs to know about.

So far we’ve featured Venus BambisaSalim BusuruJuni BaPoka ArtsNatasha NayoHanson AkatttiBertil SvanekiaerCollyde Prime, Nils Britwum, Hélio Januário, Mika Hirwa, Mogau Kekana, Data Pepple, Welbie, Kobina Taylor, Stanley Obende, Princess Karibo, Segun Samson and Fanuel Leul. See all the Bahari Blue features here.