Ben Carroll's Portfolio
 
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    Commissioned Artwork: Three Pugs Dr. Elisa M. Mazzaferro, MS, DVM, PhD, DACVECC Director of Emergency Services Wheat Ridge Veterinary Specialists in Colorado, commissioned Ben to paint her 3 pugs. She loved how the painting came out and flew here in June to meet him and receive her painting in person. It was a wonderful experience for both of them.
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    Auer Farm
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    Holly
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    Side by Side
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    Sprit the Horse
  • Recent_0000_1 Junior
    Junior: Ben has always wanted to do a 'baby elephant' and show how they have little hairs on them.
  • Recent_0001_2 Lily
    Lily is a horse that Ben works with at the stables where he receives physical therapy.
  • Recent_0002_3 Tiger
    Tiger in India was the first painting that Ben has done with an animal with its teeth 'gleeming' as he calls it. He only painted friendly animals and was very proud that he has done one with its teeth showing.
  • Recent_0003_4 Ben Dream
    Ben's Dream: Ben has always wanted to live and work on a farm when he grows up. This is the first horse that he's painted. He named it, "Ben's Dream" himself.
  • Recent_0004_5 Doggy
    Dusty the dog: This is Ben's adult brother, Ed's dog. He calls his brother, "Brudder Ed".
 


Here's some of Ben's recent work.

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  • A day in art class
    Ben painted Dusty with his art teacher, John Morfis. John is the Creative Director for the ART Spot in Plainville, CT.
  • Ben ArtClass2009 2
    Ben starts working on his newest painting.
  • Ben ArtClass2009 3
    Ben working on the background for his newest painting, "Dusty"
  • Doggy 064
    This is Ben's adult brother, Ed's dog. He calls his brother, "Brudder Ed".
  • July 2009 018
    His dream has come true: volunteering on a farm and gets to work with horses!
  • July 2009 020
    His dream has come true: volunteering on a farm and gets to work with horses!
  • BensDream 5x7
    Ben has always wanted to live and work on a farm when he grows up. This is the first horse that he's painted. He named it, "Ben's Dream" himself.
 
   
 
  • Three Pugs
    Dr. Elisa M. Mazzaferro, MS, DVM, PhD, DACVECC Director of Emergency Services Wheat Ridge Veterinary Specialists in Colorado, commissioned Ben to paint her 3 pugs. She loved how the painting came out and flew here in June to meet him and receive her painting in person. It was a wonderful experience for both of them.
  • Auer Farm
  • Holly
  • Side By Side
    Recent Work
  • Spirit
  • NEW Work
    Ben has always wanted to do a 'baby elephant' and show how they have little hairs on them.
  • NEW Horse-Lily
    Lily is a horse that Ben works with at the stables where he receives physical therapy. The woman that runs the barn there, Rebecca, and her husband, Matt, who is Ben's physical therapist) own the horse. They have both been so good to Ben that he wanted to do something for them. He painted Lily and is giving them the original of his work.
  • NEW
    Tiger in India was the first painting that Ben has done with an animal with its teeth 'gleeming' as he calls it. He only painted friendly animals and was very proud that he has done one with its teeth showing.
  • Doggy 064
    This is Ben's adult brother, Ed's dog. He calls his brother, "Brudder Ed".
  • BensDream 5x7
    Ben has always wanted to live and work on a farm when he grows up. This is the first horse that he's painted. He named it, "Ben's Dream" himself.
  • AnimalOpenHouseAtCircus Elephant Picture007
    This painting is the first time Ben included a person!
  • Clay WappingFair 2006
    Ben created this clay piece of artwork called "Wapping Fair" in 2006. This was his first piece he did in clay and the Wapping Fair asked him to display it at a fair in 2007.
  • Drawing Carnival June2007 150
    Drawing Ben did from memory of the Carnival he visited.
  • Drawing Carnival June 2007 193
    Drawing Ben did from memory of the Carnival he visited.
  • Drawing Elephant
    Ben's first colored pencil drawing
  • Drawing Elephants
    Graphite pencil drawing
  • Sculpture BennysWorld 300
    Ben did this sculpture for his first art show, "Benny's World" in 2004
  • Elephant 1
    This elephant made Ben feel happy!
  • Elephant 2
    This was one of Ben's favorite elephants that he rode for years at the Southwick Zoo in Mendon, MA. Gypsy had no tail because she was abused before she came to the zoo. She now lives in Texas.
  • Elephant 3
  • Giraffe
    Ben says this is me (his mama) and him.
  • Giraffe 2
  • Horse
  • InkDrawing-100 0187
    Miniture black and white ink drawings of petting zoos Ben went to when he was 3 and 4 years old. These were at the Copaco parking lot in Bloomfield, CT. Ben rode an elephant and we walked all around and looked at the animals in cages. They also had kiddie rides that he could ride on.
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    Miniture black and white ink drawings of petting zoos Ben went to when he was 3 and 4 years old. These were at the Copaco parking lot in Bloomfield, CT. Ben rode an elephant and we walked all around and looked at the animals in cages. They also had kiddie rides that he could ride on.
  • Lion
    Ben says this is a friendly lion because his teeth are not gleaming.
  • Panda
  • Parakeet
  • Zebra
 
 

Ben loves to paint with acrylics, create graphite drawings and sculpt clay.

Here's a collection of some of his work.

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