Ben Wood

Ben Wood is a freelance illustrator based in Sydney and NSW region, Australia.

Having been an illustrator for 10 years, he has developed a wide range of illustration styles and skills using both traditional and digital tools. He is a multi-talented illustrator who can be innovative and creative, and can also follow current styles depending on what is needed.

Working with a diverse range of creative agencies in Australia, USA and Europe, Ben prides himself on his flexible illustration ability. Having worked with creative design studios, marketing teams, and publishing firms, Ben creates brief-specific illustrations that offer an exciting solution.

When not drawing in his studio, Ben visits schools to teach students about the world of publishing, character design, and the joys of creating stories. You can find out more details over at Booked Out Speaker Agency’s website.

If you are interested in any of his work and have comments or questions he’d love to hear
from you.

Please visit my contact page

Published work:

‘Give Me A Home Among the Gumtrees’ by Bob Brown and Wally Johnson, Scholastic Australia

- ‘Big Bad Bushranger’ by Bob Brown and Wally Johnson, Scholastic Australia

- ‘Louie the Pirate Chef’ by Simon Mitchell, Working Title Press (Distributed through Penguin)

- ‘Head Hog’ by Sally Murphy, Koala Books, Scholastic Australia

- ‘Larrikin Lane’ by Kate Darling, Scholastic Australia

- ‘Redcap’s Christmas’ by Susan Cason, Scholastic Australia

- ‘The Wattle Tree’ by John Bell, Hachette Australia

- ‘Agent Extreme’ by Louise Park, Pearson Australia

- ‘The Bush Book Club’ by Margaret Wild, Scholastic Australia

- ‘Small and Big’ by Karen Collum, Windy Hollow Books

- ‘Underneath a Cow’ by Carol Ann Martin, Scholastic Australia

- ‘Squishy Taylor and the Bonus Sisters’ by Ailsa Wild, Hardie Grant Egmont

- ‘Squishy Taylor and the Question of Trust’ by Ailsa Wild, Hardie Grant Egmont

- ‘Squishy Taylor and Vase that Wasn’t’ by Ailsa WildHardie Grant Egmont

- ‘Squishy Taylor and the Mess Makers’ by Ailsa WildHardie Grant Egmont

- ‘Squishy Taylor in Zero Gravity’’ by Ailsa WildHardie Grant Egmont

- ‘Squishy Taylor and the Tunnel of Doom’ by Ailsa WildHardie Grant Egmont

- ‘Meet…The Flying Doctors’ by George Ivanhoff, Penguin Random House

Some special places to purchase books in print:

- The Little Bookroom

- Books Illustrated

- Gleebooks

- Booktopia (online)

Prints for sale: You can also buy limited edition prints of my work at Books illustrated.