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December 14, 2017

Charlie Powell’s recent cover illustration for The Stranger is an acrylic on paper portrait of Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan. (more)

August 28, 2017

Charlie Powell’s life, inspirations and illustrations are the subject of this week’s AI-AP Design Arts Daily Q & A interview.  (more)

April 28, 2017

Charlie Powell’s intense portrait of Neil Young started as a sketchbook painting which was then scanned and combined with digital manipulation. (more)

April 19, 2017

Charlie Powell illustrated a cheerful portrait of George Forman, relaxing on his ranch, for an interview in Texas Highways Magazine. (more)

April 14, 2017

Charlie Powell illustrated a portrait of New York Giants pitcher Christy Mathewson at The Polo Grounds for The National Pastime Museum. The painting is acrylic on board, 18 X 24 inches. (more)

April 7, 2017

Charlie Powell brings joy to Mudville with his illustration of the poem "Casey at the Bat", for the National Pastime Museum. "I remember reading this poem for the first time when I was in elementary school” says Charlie. “It was fun to get a chance to paint Casey after all these years.” (more)

February 4, 2016

Charlie Powell’s multi-portrait spread illustration for Southwest Airlines Magazine accompanied an article revealing the preferred morning meals of several celebrities, including Marilyn Monroe (warm milk with raw eggs whipped in) and Gandhi (plantains and nut butter). (more)

January 27, 2016

Charlie Powell’s recent portrait illustration for Slate visualizes the devilish humor of actress Jane Lynch. (more)

January 18, 2016

Charlie Powell created a topsy-turvy double portrait illustration of Hillary Clinton for the cover of The Nation’s special Double Issue, out this week. (more)

February 17, 2015

Charlie Powell’s illustrations for The Washington Post’s year-end round are a fun February reminder of the glory days of 2014. (more)