Harry Hambley / Ketnipz



The “Bean” character is the central focus of Ketnipz’s work, and is frequently used to depict and convey emotions, but in an unassuming and almost natural way – despite it being a cartoon. The appearance of the Bean is purposely kept minimal and clean-cut, which helps maintain the calm aesthetic, but was also chosen as to keep the character from being over-expressive and off-putting.


Online, the Bean is seen as a relatable and familiar face to a large audience of followers, and often gets involved in typical annoying day-to-day scenarios. Whether it’s waiting to long for spaghetti, or drowning in paperwork, the Bean can’t escape the struggles of daily life, much like any other person. But, despite all of it’s shortcomings, the Bean tries it’s best to keep smiling.