Ben Heine’s Circlism

Ben Heine  is a Belgian painter, illustrator, portraitist, caricaturist and photographer. He was born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast and is currently living and working in Brussels.

Thanks to the age of digital design, the potential for artistic exploration has only begun to be explored, and these Ben Heine digital circle celebrity creations are a perfect example of how a few pioneers are finding new and exciting ways to reinvent the familiar.

Through the use of photoshop and a whole lot of creativity, Ben Heine is able to create iconic faces from history and pop culture by drawing circles of various sizes and colors. In order to give them a dynamic and 3-dimensional appearance, he tends to make larger circles in lighter areas and smaller ones in those that are darker. Without a doubt, the result of Ben Heine’s efforts are some seriously cool creations that are immediately recognizable.

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Ben Heine


Ben Heine


Ben Heine


Ben Heine


Ben Heine


Ben Heine



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