He has created art for books, video games and films.
Craig Mullins was born in 1964 in California and moved at the age of three to Ohio.
When he was 18, he went back to California, where for several years he lived in the proximity of Los Angeles.
He started out as a transportation designer and got a job at Ford in Detroit.
There, he discovered that his design sense was a little bit too extreme for the car industry, so he returned to Art Center to study Illustration, where he got his BFA in 1990.
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I bought a 33MHz Apple Quadra 700 with 36 MB RAM back in 1993.
My idea was to scan in color roughs (I did little paintings before committing to blocking in a huge final piece) and play with them in Photoshop. You can try so many variations so quickly.
Now I am trying to stay in as many areas of illustration that I can.
I think it is better for me as an illustrator and it makes good business sense as well.
There is a lot of mutually supporting aspects to the different areas of work that I do.”
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Since then, he has worked on many projects as concept artist, illustrator and matte painter.
Mullins realized that the digital era freed him from all geographical constraints, so he moved to Hawaii, where he still lives today with his wife, his two daughters, and his cat.
He stated that he is trying to stay in as many areas of illustration as possible.
His works are inspired by John Singer Sargent and Frank Frazetta.