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

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 we further discusses before choosing a 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!

Charlie is a transfer from the comic industry; where he once told stories in many panels he now seeks to tell them in one. He will be displaying work at Illuxcon in the Fall (October 2019), and will be mentoring with renowned artist Scott Fischer (September 2019).


Services
Languages
English
Fiction
Fantasy
Gaming & LitRPG
Science Fiction

Work experience

Artist/ Colorist

Arc Welder Studios
January, 2019 – Present (11 months)

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

Artist/ Colorist

Noisy Water Comics
February, 2013 – Present (almost 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 2 reviews

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Allen Copeland
Charlie did a great job. I would work with him again in a heartbeat.

Allen Copeland, November 2019

Charlie Utting
Cheers Allen - I greatly appreciate it! The feeling is mutual.

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Jim Webb
I gave Charlie five stars across the board because he earned them. Charlies illustrations are magnificent--the detail is impeccable, and he does a great job of nailing down exactly what's requested. I can't recommend him enough. If you're thinking about having some of your work illustrated, don't hesitate to ask Charlie! Thanks again, Mr. Utting! We'll work together again in the future!

Jim Webb, October 2019

Charlie Utting
Thanks Jim! It was a pleasure to work with you - I enjoyed the bits of back and forth collaboration and greatly appreciate you trusting me with these characters. I look forward to working with you ...
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