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Detail obsessed Illustrator & writer. Likes wildlife and picking up heavy things, sometimes for hours at a time. Will exchange shiny trinkets for artwork.

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Joined Twitter 4/12/11


@EmmaNor86796517 Indeed... I’ve not even read the article, I might agree with every word of it for all I know but t… https://t.co/4aXaBfi5lf @MarkoSteffensen @Squidpastry That’s lovely of you. Your Mola’s not too shabby either 😉I’m not even plant based and I think this is an odd argument... it’s ‘natural’ therefore it must be good. Pathoge… https://t.co/kRclPntZvaI mean I’m not one to cast aspersions but if Mother Nature is sentient, she’s done some pretty dark stuff.Applying sentience to Mother Nature & suggesting everything ‘she’ has our best interest in mind / doesn’t create ha… https://t.co/z5xFQ1zIBk @AlexFerentinos7 Give it time brother, some people take longer to injure than others.
7/12
2020
@WillWhitesharks https://t.co/hFtqrdgThQ
7/11
2020
@Louiestowell It is my usual state of beingI’m not saying Kimble is evil & wants to kill us but... #CatsOnTwitter https://t.co/UDySLD4BJu @Teamancer84 @VelcroCow2 Jackal? @VelcroCow2 Without going insane... yes https://t.co/gb6pQcR9Y9Me: Time to relax and get into bed! The Internet: Wanna read something upsetting first? Me: Yes, obviously.
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7/10
2020
Time to draw some animals. First up is the zebra, I love these stripy equines. I don’t draw them that often, but ha… https://t.co/HecQFooxs0
Retweeted by Ben Rothery Illustration @volley_design @Flourish_Lucy Ah thanks for the shout out 🙂 & yep, 2 out now, 1 available for preorder & you can s… https://t.co/HEr6jLGmmC @carylhart1 @KidsBloomsbury @MyBookCorner Congratulations :)It’s all in the eyes... There’s 25% off all orders over £25 in my Huge SUMMER SALE. I have over 250 different spe… https://t.co/UxL7p5j3Rk
Retweeted by Ben Rothery IllustrationMy Massive 25% off SUMMER SALE features all of my invertebrate prints, including insects, crustaceans, molluscs, je… https://t.co/6rjAFYm083
Retweeted by Ben Rothery Illustration @MattHancock didn't you vote against this mate..? https://t.co/fnUySGicivIt’s all in the eyes... There’s 25% off all orders over £25 in my Huge SUMMER SALE. I have over 250 different spe… https://t.co/UxL7p5j3Rk
7/9
2020
My Massive 25% off SUMMER SALE features all of my invertebrate prints, including insects, crustaceans, molluscs, je… https://t.co/6rjAFYm083 @zeMandaScott Maybe his absurd name is why he’s so cruel and hateful..?Detective John Kimble. Yes we named him that. #CatsOfTwitter https://t.co/VD5vbEFMNl🦖🪞 https://t.co/lAeLYp6Xsr
Retweeted by Ben Rothery IllustrationMy massive 25% off SUMMER SALE features dozens of different mammals from around the world as well as over 250 other… https://t.co/7NaI2N28gV
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7/8
2020
@Pacificklaus Our parents & theirs softened her... it could be argued that how she's being reevaluated now is more… https://t.co/yBS81M2DXv @Pacificklaus E.g. for over 40 years this author has been 'the nation's most beloved 'children's writer' but in her… https://t.co/5kM47u8GxE @Pacificklaus I agree with you we take a historical view of historical figures and that includes understanding how… https://t.co/PEavp63z32 @Pacificklaus Disregarding everything good a historical figure did because times have changed would be absurd but e… https://t.co/8Bk5I09gVH @Pacificklaus I don't speak for anyone else but my position is generally that we can look at the past with nuance.… https://t.co/hxUNYRBXVB @Pacificklaus Also in EBs case by all accounts she wasn’t particularly pleasant a character in her own time let alone by today’s standards. @Pacificklaus No, that would be a ridiculous position, they don’t live in 2020 but we do. In this instance nobody i… https://t.co/ZQuM8fAuJk'Lost Places: Cooling Towers' — Peter Untermaierhofer https://t.co/TOpUGRUql3 https://t.co/iVn1d4b5Sm
Retweeted by Ben Rothery Illustration @AlansHouseSkye QuiteAlso... nobody's saying cancel bloody Enid Blyton but we don't HAVE to commemorate her now just because she was su… https://t.co/3QUfdAmsVZ“Why is it right to judge people from the past by the standards of the present?” Asks Madeley Er... because we liv… https://t.co/EHgafQsF7zHe does... very much. https://t.co/PF0fTaT9wKhttps://t.co/al2Oo0W3RR https://t.co/Sor2E1fehbSauron https://t.co/MyIXQpVpCr
7/7
2020
@colorblindmess Haha oh it’s not even indirect, I’ve been sending him beautifully wrapped, anonymous parcels of eve… https://t.co/jqwROzXlrE @samatlounge https://t.co/Fe2AB96U4N @samatlounge @bookoholicme Haha its true, I have to take off my shoes to count higher than 10. 🤣 @stevemaythe1st https://t.co/ljvcZuhq2ENot advice so much as a statement very early in my career. “Your work is too old fashioned, not commercial enough,… https://t.co/Z8roqfsPu1 @samatlounge @bookoholicme That is lovely of you to say... to be fair though other than drawing, writing and pickin… https://t.co/5XVhAUjWkUMy massive 25% off SUMMER SALE features dozens of different mammals from around the world as well as over 250 other… https://t.co/7NaI2N28gV @Lycomorpha @spicy_chiken @CNahaboo Yep, what they said.I’m Ben & I write & illustrate natural history books... you can find out more about them here.… https://t.co/FzGvDIHejY
7/6
2020
@alisdair_wood @thisnorthernboy He’s not wrong. Cracking stuff! @sofinwin @BooksTales @_Reading_Rocks_ If he likes science / nature I have a couple of large format ones he might l… https://t.co/Cw0USceVwCStarted a little something new... this one’s just for me. #illustration https://t.co/E3Ld5AQtLQWe're raising money to expand the studio so my SUMMER SALE will be running for all of July. 25% off all orders ove… https://t.co/4DJiElx0KK @ChristinaP @tomsegura I was listening to EP558 and the vape bit came on... I didn't think I had a line... I have a… https://t.co/hLb8MOQuzx @MrHtheteacher @carylhart1 @chrismouldink @Susannah_Lloyd @mrjamesmayhew @LydiaMonks @hoonbutton @StevenLentonhttps://t.co/WHh1iQ8aYw @MrHtheteacher @carylhart1 @chrismouldink @Susannah_Lloyd @mrjamesmayhew @LydiaMonks @hoonbutton @StevenLentonhttps://t.co/xMaXUrFPRM @carylhart1 @chrismouldink @Susannah_Lloyd @mrjamesmayhew @MrHtheteacher @LydiaMonks @hoonbutton @StevenLentonhttps://t.co/EYszcYC3VqSomeone get me dis... thank you that is all. https://t.co/IHFWrzbZ5h @Lauren9Dudley Because you can’t catch it if you’re hard, that’s why. @SerpenIllus My sympathies, we’ve all been there mate & I won’t infuriate you by being one of those “it looks good to me” folks. @samatlounge It’s certainly an interesting pastime but it keeps me happy.Gold hand painted... https://t.co/OFXZ8qSLiw
Retweeted by Ben Rothery Illustration @samatlounge Or I was before this... 😭 @samatlounge Haha yeh, I’m a competitive strongman as well as an illustratrator.And in other news... water is wet. https://t.co/BlqpJZtMZEIf you think the Xenomorph’s 2nd set of jaws from the Alien films was unbelievable... Remember that in nature, tr… https://t.co/VWiH1OowXLAn illustration from Waterworld that I never got round to showing. Researching & writing the bit about Moray Eels… https://t.co/N1tkh7Gw8yI’m going to start some personal work work this week for some new originals & prints to sell... But what? NB, I r… https://t.co/vspw1HWMBEA bit of yesterday’s strongman session, not sure when things’ll return to normality & we can compete again but tryi… https://t.co/6ZGZm45BAvLots of tweets today saying ‘Well, crowds in Soho look bad, but we didn’t have a rise in infections after those pac… https://t.co/CEz04ilOuR
Retweeted by Ben Rothery Illustration @bakingfiction I just followed you on the strength of this tweet alone.This and my feelings when looking at the world in general... also 70% is a wildly conservative estimate. https://t.co/Myu2LP1irO @sarahhorne9 @chrismouldink @mrjamesmayhew @Susannah_Lloyd @carylhart1 @MrHtheteacher @LydiaMonks @hoonbuttonhttps://t.co/p7oDiLO9ZE @sarahhorne9 @chrismouldink @mrjamesmayhew @Susannah_Lloyd @carylhart1 @MrHtheteacher @LydiaMonks @hoonbuttonhttps://t.co/eOgm3JW18w @sarahhorne9 @chrismouldink @mrjamesmayhew @Susannah_Lloyd @carylhart1 @MrHtheteacher @LydiaMonks @hoonbuttonhttps://t.co/4BWUgHKxtZ @mrjamesmayhew @chrismouldink @Susannah_Lloyd @carylhart1 @MrHtheteacher @LydiaMonks @hoonbutton @StevenLentonhttps://t.co/lsnoyw3RXH @carylhart1 @chrismouldink @Susannah_Lloyd @mrjamesmayhew @MrHtheteacher @LydiaMonks @hoonbutton @StevenLentonhttps://t.co/t1seryvNk9 @carylhart1 @chrismouldink @Susannah_Lloyd @mrjamesmayhew @MrHtheteacher @LydiaMonks @hoonbutton @StevenLentonhttps://t.co/Q5uRK4y0aj @chrismouldink @Susannah_Lloyd @mrjamesmayhew @carylhart1 @MrHtheteacher @LydiaMonks @hoonbutton @StevenLentonhttps://t.co/81BqGinf2x @chrismouldink @Susannah_Lloyd @mrjamesmayhew @carylhart1 @MrHtheteacher @LydiaMonks @hoonbutton @StevenLentonhttps://t.co/Nc6KdQ1zRd @chrismouldink @Susannah_Lloyd @mrjamesmayhew @carylhart1 @MrHtheteacher @LydiaMonks @hoonbutton @StevenLentonhttps://t.co/comG0EX7Hf @chrismouldink @Susannah_Lloyd @mrjamesmayhew @carylhart1 @MrHtheteacher @LydiaMonks @hoonbutton @StevenLentonhttps://t.co/VkAWZmpKgE @chrismouldink @Susannah_Lloyd @mrjamesmayhew @carylhart1 @MrHtheteacher @LydiaMonks @hoonbutton @StevenLentonhttps://t.co/54aWFBhXC2
7/5
2020
@HendinArts I had little to start with... what there was is goneIf you're looking to bring some outside inside, head over to my website and browse 250 different Natural History il… https://t.co/rYUwlgLyYn
Retweeted by Ben Rothery IllustrationI'm raising some money to expand the studio so if you're after some Wildlife Art, I've got a 25% sale for the month… https://t.co/oNXsaEph98
Retweeted by Ben Rothery IllustrationMy SUMMER SALE is now live, 25% off all orders over £25 until the end of July. You don’t need to do anything, the… https://t.co/7yeytIHG0U
Retweeted by Ben Rothery IllustrationYour daily reminder that my summer sale is live. #illustration https://t.co/VSLvqWU4rv
Retweeted by Ben Rothery IllustrationAnd there’s 25% off orders over £25 for all of July! https://t.co/e9WHLEof45
Retweeted by Ben Rothery IllustrationBy popular demand, my jellyfish print is now also available in a small A4 size. https://t.co/pUp7YNSNTV https://t.co/w61cmnvbkX
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7/4
2020
@JoannaKaze Murica @jonronson https://t.co/gWOTL1QCGiIt's a whole year since we opened the online shop. 610 sales later & now with 80 out of 80, 5 star reviews, it head… https://t.co/PD7pGpZwCF
Retweeted by Ben Rothery IllustrationAnd just like that, the artwork for my 3rd book is done. #illustration https://t.co/idC4MdEixFBy popular demand, my jellyfish print is now also available in a small A4 size. https://t.co/pUp7YNSNTV https://t.co/w61cmnvbkX @vikicheung @weimingkam @Louiestowell @huetone @PenguinUKBooks @srtcullen1 This makes me very happy. @MBclimateauthor @M_Z_Harrison No idea, but I would hope that the designers will have considered that. @BenTallon @HendinArts We live in interesting times...HELLO. Are you planning any building work? Could you potentially include a swift brick to allow these incredible bi… https://t.co/6XLuRKocin
Retweeted by Ben Rothery Illustration @litebox_info Thankfully now nada but for the first 5-6 years, name it I did it. Chef, removal man, bouncer, Barma… https://t.co/cRX1EjHe3q @Louiestowell The goose has clearly invaded and taken over the logo (as anyone who has met a goose knows they will)… https://t.co/nlNy0CJTR4Note the excellent use of typography
7/3
2020

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