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Nick Charles

About


By day, a mild-mannered Certified Pharmacy Technician working in a hospital, contrasting creative outlets as a digital artist, sculptor, musician, singer/songwriter, and Staff Writer for Renderosity Magazine. A Northeast Ohio native, who dreams of one day retiring to a small town in Maine.


User Since

Mar 08, 2018

nickcharles

NVIDIA GPU Quadro M5000 in Review

Dec 18, 2015 at 11:02 pm by nickcharles

NVIDIA Quadro M5000 Workstation Graphics Card The new NVIDIA Quadro M5000 workstation-class graphics card is the spiritual successor to the NVIDIA Quadro K5200. The 'M' in.... Read More

Review: Corel Painter 2016

Dec 11, 2015 at 11:28 pm by nickcharles

This year, Corel released a mind-blowing new version of their digital painting application, Painter 2016. While Painter 2015 was an incredible leap from version X3, includ.... Read More

Jenny Erdmann (Redphantom): "Art is a chance to express yourself creatively"

Nov 23, 2015 at 10:47 am by nickcharles

When we hosted the Poser Caption Contest, Redphantom was chosen as the winner. So, I decided to interview her about her artist background. What brought you to Renderosity? I w.... Read More

Naomi King (-dragonfly3d-) "Art is personal"

Nov 18, 2015 at 10:31 am by nickcharles

Art has changed Renderosity vendor Naomi King's (-dragonfly3d-) life for the good. "I would say [art has taught me to be] more relaxed," says Naomi. "I love to slip into a wor.... Read More

Brandy Everett (-Brandye-): "Art is what makes the world special"

Nov 09, 2015 at 06:01 pm by nickcharles

I've heard time and time again people losing themselves in art. It's a distraction from their mundane life and for me; writing does the same for me. When I'm writing an articl.... Read More

Steven van der Linden (svdl): "Without creativity there can be no art"

Nov 09, 2015 at 11:44 am by nickcharles

I love asking Renderosity members how they found out about our site. You'd be surprised at the responses I receive. This time I interviewed Renderosity member svdl. So, for yo.... Read More

Jennifer Rehnay (JenniferRehnay): "I love the way art makes people feel"

Nov 06, 2015 at 03:29 pm by nickcharles

Renderosity member Jennifer Rehnay (JenniferRehnay) is a writer and so you can just feel her story through her words. She starts by telling you how she heard about Renderosity.... Read More

Corel ParticleShop Review

Nov 02, 2015 at 09:32 am by nickcharles

It was over a year ago that Corel first introduced their revolutionary, physics-inspired, particle brushes in Corel Painter 2015. And, somewhere along the way, the folks at C.... Read More

Gill Brooks (gillbrooks): The Creative Side of Gill

Oct 20, 2015 at 06:14 pm by nickcharles

Whether you're a hobbyist or an artist full-time, creating art is meant to enjoy. And, Renderosity member Gill Brooks (gillbrooks) switched from doing commissions and creating.... Read More

Countdown To National Novel Writing Month

Oct 12, 2015 at 12:03 pm by nickcharles

National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, is coming up fast. What is NaNoWriMo? Glad you asked! NaNoWriMo is basically a personal goal of writing 50,000 words of fiction in.... Read More

Review: Wacom Intuos Art Tablet

Oct 11, 2015 at 07:46 am by nickcharles

Wacom has recently offered up a new line of affordable tablets, which includes: Intuos Draw, Intuos Art, Intuos Photo, and Intuos Comic. I recently had the opportunity to che.... Read More

Meet Renderosity Artist Callanhead

Oct 06, 2015 at 02:02 pm by nickcharles

Callan, or as he is known on Renderosity, Callanhead, is an Australian artist currently studying digital media. It was a while ago that I first took notice of his work posted.... Read More

Chit-Chat With Digital Artist Justin Gedak

Oct 06, 2015 at 12:34 am by nickcharles

I decided to browse for digital arts who have fallen in love with art, are making and creating beautiful portraits, and when I found Medieval Gothic Fantasy Portrait Paintings.... Read More

Free Open Source Software You Should Know

Sep 28, 2015 at 06:36 am by nickcharles

Recognize these logos? These logos are, in part, indicators that the open source software movement is still alive and well. For artists everywhere, this is great news as ther.... Read More

Meet Corel Painter Master Aaron Rutten

Sep 10, 2015 at 11:08 am by nickcharles

Aaron Rutten is an artist and educator from Seattle, Washington, USA. With a highly successful YouTube channel, he shares his artistic knowledge and delves deep into his proce.... Read More