Chris Baker Pencil Artist Interview

Chris Baker is an autistic Pencil Artist with a talent for creating hyper-realistic works. He is a self taught artist from Cardiff, South Wales. In October of 2011 Chris drew his first realistic portrait of Will Smith, from here he has perfected his art and continues to draw many famous people.

We got a chance to speak with Sam Baker, Chris’ mother at Newcastle Comic Con and got to hear how Chris’ journey has progressed. We talked about the process, Chris’ education, and his favourite pieces. Some of these works are just stunning. Check it out!

You can find Chris’ artwork all over the internet!

www.cjbart.com

Chrisbakerart.deviantart.com

Instagram: Theartist_baker

 

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Joel Cornah
Joel Cornah is an author, journalist, and blogger. He is the author of a number of novels and novellas including; The Sea-Stone Sword, The Spire of Frozen Fire and The Silent Helm, with the upcoming novel The Sky Slayer, expected some time in 2016. He is an editor for The Science-Fiction and Fantasy Network, head of the Doctor Who department, and member of the Tolkien Society. He is a frequent blogger for the Pack of Aces blog, focussing on issues of Asexuality in media, specialising in sci-fi and fantasy.