Craig Alan was born in 1971 in San Bernardino, California and has always been attracted to the artistic side of life. Craig Alan’s earliest experimentation was street portraiture, helping him perfect his flair for replicating the human figure and afforded the budding artist a sense of economic autonomy.
Hot air balloons rise over Innes Common Park during a dawn lift on March 29, 2012 in Hamilton, New Zealand. Each Autumn over 30 hot air balloons grace the sky as part of the Balloons Over Waikato Festival. (Photo by Sandra Mu/Getty Images)
A performer is covered in chocolate sauce at the Notting Hill Carnival on August 28, 2011 in London, England. The annual carnival, which is the largest of it's kind in Europe and is expected to attract around 1 million revellers, has taken place every August Bank Holiday since 1966. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
After their wedding ceremony, groom and bride, Nathan Mauger, Connie Young with family and friends, toast to the solar eclipse from the Rose Garden in Manito Park, Monday, August 21, 2017, in Spokane, Wash. (Photo by Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review via AP Photo)
A view of the scene of a train accident after two commuter trains collided head-on near the town of Andria, in the southern region of Puglia, killing several people, Tuesday, July 12, 2016. (Photo by Luca Turi/ANSA via AP Photo)
Women practice swimming with mermaid tails at AquaMermaid swimming school, a mermaid training school in Chicago, United States on March 19, 2017. Participants are fulfilling their lifelong ambitions of becoming mermaids with a new type of fitness mermaid swimming. (Photo by Bilgin S. Amaz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
Sergey, one of the participants of PARTISAN courses, poses for a portrait in an abandoned building in Olgino, St. Petersburg, Russia on November 23, 2016. Sergey came to St. Petersburg from the city of Cheliabinsk to attend an intensive seven-day program. Sergey is a businessman, a traveller and a blogger. His another passion are “men's hobbies”, that's why he participated in the paramilitary courses. (Photo by Alexander Aksakov/The Washington Post)