“I think everyone draws as a kid, but a lot of people stop, whereas I never put the crayon down,” says Char. A passion for drawing fantasy animals and creatures means that the artist tries to blend wildlife art with caricature in her pieces.
“The goal for my art is to get people to smile and laugh, as well as view nature as something to be admired,” she reveals. Having worked in digital media for years, Char is once again beginning to experiment with some traditional techniques, favouring oils.
Fairy Steed “A story from Welsh lore is that of the corgi being the coveted steed of the fairy people. I like creating humour in my art by juxtaposing the serious with the sillyand you don’t get much sillier than corgis!” 2 Grabby Hands “I created this piece to see how far I could push realistic photo textures in my art while still keeping the caricature and silliness that I enjoy in creature art.”
k’Ar nog the Hors e Lord “This piece was a challenge for me, pushing everything I knew about perspective, character development, action, silhouette and colour theory. I want to thank my friends who helped critique this piece to make it better!”