About this time in 2011, I was taking an alla prima landscaping class with an incredible landscape painter and teacher, Paul Kratter, at the Academy of Art University. I was absolutely loving it, but I was still trying to figure out at the time why my MFA advisor was throwing me into all these fine arts classes….
Laura Charles is an illustrator, artist, and incurable doodler. Combining whimsical subjects with her fine art training, she brings the fantastical to life in her work - from steampunk creatures, to adorable portraits, and fantasy environments, her art will pique your curiosity and bring you warm fuzzies! Her work is done with non toxic oil paints, ink, or watercolor, and she strives for environment-friendly framing and packaging as much as possible.