Eric Wilkerson

Mentor of Illustration

Mentor of Illustration

Eric Wilkerson

Eric is a freelance Illustrator and Concept Artist who has worked in the entertainment industry for more than a decade.

Having carved an impressive career as an in-demand Illustrator, Eric's creative versatility spans across film, TV, advertising, publishing, animation, comics, video games and even costume design. His client list includes Weta Workshop, Marvel, Upper Deck, Dark Horse Comics, Scholastic and Disney Publishing. Eric's recent work includes the book cover art for Shuri, the latest Black Panther novel.

Eric is a 2019 Chesley Award finalist and his work has been featured in multiple volumes of Spectrum Fantastic Art, Expose, and Imagine FX. He was also a finalist in the ARC International Salon.

Besides mentoring the Online Illustration Course at CG Spectrum, Eric has also taught in the illustration department at Syracuse University and guest lectured at Syracuse University’s Visual Communication Symposium and for classes at The School of Visual Arts NYC.

Read our interview with Eric about becoming an illustrator or study illustration with him!

"Eric brings amazing real-world experience as a professional Illustrator to every class." - Joseph Ward
"Eric Wilkerson is by far my favorite art teacher. Results of this course exceeded my expectations." - Filip Rozmarynowicz
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