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James Christopher Hill
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
Hello, My name is James Christopher Hill. I am a professional artist that lives in Charleston, South Carolina. I've been sketching and painting my whole life and it's only been recently that I've been revisiting my childhood passion of creating Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror scenes. I'm formally trained with a Bachelorette in Fine Art from the Ringling School of Art and Design but my greatest inspiration and training has come from admiring and studying great artists throughout the ages. Some of my major inspirations are of course the classic artists such as DaVinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Rodin, Vermeer, Rembrandt, Goya...the list goes on and on... New masters that really inspire me are Syd Mead, Ryan Church, Frank Frazetta, Jeffrey Jones, Alan Lee, Doug Chiang, Joe Johnston, Ralph McQuarrie, Roger Dean and yes, the list is just as long....
I hope to one day, with LOTS of practice, to be as good as one of those artists!
I love history, philosophy, theology, mythology, archeology, anthropology, astronomy and architectural studies as well and they all inspire my work and the way I approach painting. Music, literature and poetry definitely play a major roll in my creation of works.
I hope you like my works or that my works inspire you.

Oh, and I do smile, really.... Such a "serious photograph". :)

Current Residence: Charleston SC
Favourite genre of music: Rock
Favourite style of art: Realism
Operating System: Windows 7
MP3 player of choice: IPOD Touch
Favourite cartoon character: Captain Stern
Personal Quote: Face your Fears!
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ingeline-art Jun 10, 2013   Traditional Artist
Happy birthday to you and have a wonderful day!
Please look at my page by new deviations -
there is a little surprise for you!
Greetings,hugs and much love from cologne
Ingeline-art;-)))
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William-Cordero Apr 20, 2013  Student Photographer
thanks :)
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DLDigital Feb 1, 2013   Digital Artist
Hey James, thank you so much for the +fav! I really appreciate your support. Also, the technical approach you take towards your designs is spectacular. Looks great!
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jbaham Jan 13, 2013   Digital Artist
Hi James, thanks for adding "Delusion" to your favorites.

Your concepts are very impressive. Great work.
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ingeline-art Jun 11, 2012   Traditional Artist
Happy birthday to you and have a wonderful day!
Please look at my page by new deviations -
there is a little surprise for you!
Greetings,hugs and much love
from Ingeline ;-)))
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maxxxter Jun 11, 2012  Professional General Artist
Happy Birthday, all the best! :)
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Glad you found me here. Now I can browse your amazing work anytime I want.
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Hey! It was great to see you at Dragon Con again! Sorry I couldn't stay and chat more, sadly, we ran out of time... thanks so much for filling me in about Ringling and all <3
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Caetis Jun 22, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks kindly for the :+fav:!
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thanks for the fav.
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