Location: England Web: www.creberart.com Email: email@example.com ME DIA: Photoshop Despite abandoning acrylics and watercolours in favour of digital painting, Charlotte is still keen to give her images a traditional flavour. “I like to preserve a traditional look to my paintings and I’m really inspired by artists like Craig Mullins and Donato Giancola, who marry fantasy and realism,” she says.
Charlotte’s process for creating images has also changed as she’s grown as an artist, from planned to more free-form and natural. “My painting process is organic,” she says. “A lot of my artwork changes dramatically in progress so I don’t usually make base sketches at all anymore – despite having sketchbooks full of unused ideas and thumbnails.”
1 From the Balc ony “This was my first major digital illustration and it made me fall in love with the medium straight away. I wanted to focus on storytelling and narrative in this image, and make it dramatic.”
Depths “This was inspired by the Peter Pan and siren legend, in which mermaids encircle a young girl who’s been made to walk the plank. They’re curious and dangerous, and don’t help the human to survive, but instead follow her to the depths below.”