ARTIST SPOTLIGHT – Kyle Chaney

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This week we welcome Kyle Chaney to the CBFC Artist Spotlight!

Q. Where are you from?

A. I am from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. US

Q. How long you’ve been drawing?

A. I have been an artist for all of my life, 38 years. As a kid, I would draw every chance I could.

Q. What materials do prefer to do your art with?

A. I am a tattoo artist by trade, but, I prefer colored pencils. I even have love for acrylic paint.

Q. Character do you love to draw?

A. I absolutely enjoy drawing characters like Batman, Spider-Man and Wolverine. But, I also love to draw moments from films I love.

Q. Character that you want to draw that you haven’t drawn yet?

A. I have been wanting to draw more athletes and I still have a plethora of characters from the comics that I feel would be fun to work on.

Q. What artist inspires you the most and why?

A.  Ben Jeffrey is one of my favorite painters. I also love everything Alex Ross does. Jim Lee, Greg Capullo and Jason Fabok are my favorite comic artists.

Q. What was your first published work?

A. I’ve been published a number of times, but, my favorite and first is when we started our own comic book label. Plan B Comics. It’s no longer around, but, that was my first.

Q. Which artist would you love to do a collaboration piece with?

A. I don’t know who would be fun to work with…maybe Greg Capullo, but, I definitely would like to learn from Alex Ross. 

Thank Kyle Chaney for taking the time to answer a few of our questions! Be sure to give him a follow!

-Chris

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