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Welcome to CFX Paintworks!

Developed by renowned artist, Charlie Barnes, CFX Paintworks features cutting edge designs and custom artistic creations. With precision and detail beyond comparison, CFX’s unique works of art lead the RC painting community. For this level of precision and detail, CFX exclusively uses Iwata airbrushes. Only Spazstix, Createx, Faskolor, and House of Kolor paints are used because of their reliability and commitment to excellence as industry leaders.

CFX Paintworks also breaks new ground with the establishment of a public medium devoted to artists and radio-control hobby enthusiasts. This forum is founded on the principle of open exchanges of ideas, techniques, and exhibitions of RC works of art. Established professional painters to those new to the art have an entire forum devoted to exchanging information and learning from one another to continue the advancement of RC painting as well as other painting mediums.

About the Founder

Charlie Barnes was born in Makati, Philippines on December 15, 1972. After attendance at the International School in Makati, Charlie moved to California where he excelled in football, volleyball, and track and field, and graduated from Hoover High School in 1991. From 1992 to 1993, Charlie attended Glendale College where he played football and majored in Art. In 2003, after balancing employment and his ambition to further his education, he finished his Baccalaureate of Science degree in Media Arts and Animation from the Art Institute of California.

In 1997, Charlie succeeded in fulfilling his artistic endeavors with the establishment of CFX. Artistic recognition was quickly achieved with winning numerous state, regional, and national level RC concourse competitions. His artistic success continued with his authoring articles for multiple major publications and websites. Amongst a long list of accomplishments, Charlie also worked for KNB Effects,Optic Nerver Studios, and XFX Studios where he learned the

Profile Summary:
Airbrush Artist/Graphic Artist Anaheim, CA
More About Me
RC Car Racing, First person Shooters, Car building/Customizing
Work Experience:
-RC Airbrushing source with articles, write-ups, and Videos.
-Custom RC Paintjobs
-Tshirts, Logos, and any other type of graphics

OC CIRCUIT('97-Present)
RC Race Director/owner

College Art Instructor ('05-'07)
-Basic Drawing,Typography, Color Theory
-Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark
-Life Drawing

Eagles Art('01-'03)
Concept/Airbrush Artist for Indian Motorcycles

Creature Effects Shops('97-'99)
KNB Effects Group
Optic Nerve Studios
XFX Studios

Youth Counselor('94-'97)
Boys and girls Club
Masada Homes
Organizations / Affilations:
charlie barnes is located in Anaheim, CA and has the following skills: Airbrush Artist/Graphic Artist
Art / Creative
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My Skills

Airbrush Artist/Graphic Artist

Category: Art / Creative
Relevant Education / Credentials
Bachelors Of Science in Media Arts and Animation Art Institute Orange County
Years Experience: 1