I’m Charlie, the artist creating all these colorful (and not so colorful) animal portraits. I also go by SquidTarts on social media and around the web. I absolutely love animals and color!
I live in Fredericton, NB with two border collies, two orange tabbies, a Merauke blue tongue skink, and a man obsessed with foxes. You’ll often see my pets in my work; they’re great models! I most enjoy painting cats and reptiles. I’m always deeply honored when someone chooses me to create a memorial piece of their pets. I love being able to bring a little piece of that animal back to life.
I’m just beginning my journey as an online art teacher. Thank you so much to all of my students so far! I’m so, so excited about sharing what I’ve learned on my artistic journey and continue learning with everyone.
Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions about my work or artistic process.
Keep being awesome!