Step into the whimsical world of Harry Hambley, the creative mastermind behind the popular Instagram account @ketnipz. This Welsh illustrator and Instagrammer burst onto the scene in 2017 during his final year of high school, armed with nothing but a pink, cartoon bean and a desire to express his day-to-day frustrations in a unique way. Little did he know that this quirky creation would catapult him into the spotlight and open doors to collaborations with major brands like Instagram, Snapchat, and Apple.
From humble beginnings, @ketnipz rapidly gained a devoted following, and Harry’s artistic journey took an exhilarating turn. With the Bean’s charm captivating fans worldwide, Harry embarked on a globe-trotting adventure, showcasing his lovable character through pop-up stores, captivating art shows, and mesmerizing murals in vibrant cities such as Mexico City, LA, Oaxaca, New York, and beyond. The Bean’s infectious appeal transcends borders and brings joy to all who encounter it.
When the pandemic cast a shadow of uncertainty over travel, Harry’s creativity knew no bounds. He shifted his focus to animation, delving into the realm of short, lighthearted Bean adventures. Now, alongside his talented team, Harry regularly treats fans to delightful animated escapades on the Ketnipz Instagram and TikTok accounts, captivating a staggering audience of over 9 million followers.
Comic Con Baltics is thrilled to welcome Harry Hambley as a guest for the highly anticipated 2023 event, taking place on May 20-22. Fans will have the incredible opportunity to meet the mastermind behind the lovable Bean, learn about his artistic process, and experience firsthand the infectious energy that has captured the hearts of millions.
Join us at Comic Con Baltics 2023 and immerse yourself in the whimsical world of Harry Hambley and his iconic pink Bean. Prepare for a delightful journey of art, animation, and imagination like no other!