Charlie Utting

Charlie Utting - Designer

Bend, Oregon, USA

Illustrator - There may come a day when robots tell stories about humans. Until then I'd love to work with you to tell stories about robots.

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Overview

I am an illustrator specializing in Sci/Fi and fantasy work. While my primary passion is in depicting futuristic and fantastical worlds, what really drives me is conveying the stories of the characters who inhabit those worlds.

I have displayed work at Illuxcon (2019), mentored with renowned artists Scott Fischer (2019) and Chris Remmers (2019-20) and had work accepted into Infected By Art (Volume 8).

The process of creating illustrations begins with communication: a skype call, excerpts or a chapter of text, discussion of tone and mood. From there I deliver a series of sketches and we discusses them further
before choosing a sketch and proceeding to the final. The final will undergo another round of edits until we are both thrilled with the result, at which point you’re off the races!
Services
Languages
English
Fiction
Fantasy
Gaming & LitRPG
Science Fiction

Work experience

Artist/ Colorist

Arc Welder Studios
January, 2019 – Present (over 1 year)

Inked and colored comics for Arc Welder Studios, based out of Boise Idaho.

Artist/ Colorist

Noisy Water Comics
February, 2013 – Present (over 7 years)

Penciled, inked, colored, lettered, and done just about everything else for Noisy Water Comics, a crime anthology set in the pacific North West.

Portfolio (1 selected work)

Code of War

Tom Shepherd

SECURITY NO LONGER EXISTS.Technology's proliferation is complete: cars that control themselves, devices that control your homes, and the death of privacy.Jen Yates is someone who's learned to manipulate these systems. She's a skilled hacker, and her specialty is Cyber Kinetic Eliminations. Her task: killing from behind a computer screen.With a growing success rate, she's given the ultimate tar... read more

SECURITY NO LONGER EXISTS.Technology's proliferation is complete: cars that control themselves, devices that control your homes, and the death of privacy.Jen Yates is someone who's learned to manipulate these systems. She's a skilled hacker, and her specialty is Cyber Kinetic Eliminations. Her task: killing from behind a computer screen.With a growing success rate, she's given the ultimate tar... read more

Charlie has 11 reviews

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Gueschem Degni
Charlie is a fantastic artist. The quality of his work is on point and he always goes above and beyond to make sure the author receives the art he had in mind. It was a pleasure to work with him. Looking forward for futures future collaborations.

Gueschem Degni, August 2020

Charlie Utting
You're too kind. You were great to work with, all the best and until next time!

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Leah Chalmers
Charlie just completed the illustration for the front cover of the last book in the trilogy for us and we are very pleased. He squeezed us in despite being pretty booked up, got it done on time and to amazing standards.

Leah Chalmers, May 2020


TJ Dallas
Third time working with Charlie and already booked in again! And again ... Highly recommended!

TJ Dallas, May 2020

Charlie Utting
Always a pleasure to work with you! Looking forward to the next ones. Thank you coming back!

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Leah Chalmers
We are very happy with Charlie's work. He provided numerous sketches and didn't mind when changes were made. The final illustration is fantastic and just what the author asked for.

Leah Chalmers, April 2020

Charlie Utting
Thanks Leah! Happy to do it. I look forward to diving into number three.

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Theo Cookson
Charlie was an absolute pleasure to work with. Can't wait for the next collab.

Theo Cookson, April 2020

Charlie Utting
Thanks much Theo! Likewise! Excited to read book two!

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