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Charlie Young

Illustrator | Birmingham, Alabama

@charlie.y_art
We are honored to have, Charlie Young, as our Featured Artist, he is an amazing artist that draws some really nice drawings of characters we are sure you will recognize. Head over to his page to check them all out and the progress he has been making!


How long have you been an artist? What is your specialty? Where do u find inspiration?
I have drawn all my life but I started taking it seriously about two to two and a half years ago

My specialty would be comic book heroes/portraits

Inspiration comes from comics for me. I’ve just always loved reading them

Do you have a job in the art industry? If So, what’s one thing you don’t like about it? If no, where would your dream job be?
For a dream job i would really like to work for either Marvel or DC comics, possibly designing characters for them

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Do you have a favorite Artist?
Favorite artist is probably Alex Ross

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What is one accomplishment you’ve had in your life? Does not need to be art related.
My main accomplishment would be just my art in general, because I am basically self taught and love teaching myself new techniques

If you could meet and talk to any person in the world, dead or alive, who would it be?
I would love to meet Chris Pratt someday

If you could go anywhere in the world where would it be and why?
England would be a really cool place to go to. The scenery/architecture would be awesome to see

What is your favorite brand of art supply? Whether it’s a brand of pencils or brand of camera or software
Favorite brand would have to be prismacolor, specifically their pencils.

Any advice for young artists?
And advice for young artists i would have to say to just be patient and practice, the more practice you do the more progress you will see in your art.

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