Reader’s Digest back cover, March 2005
"Spring Training"Illustration: C.F. Payne 
Read this inspiring story on how C.F. Payne inspires young people to follow their dreams. Back when he was a kid, Payne’s high school guidance counselor told him that that he would flunk out of school! Payne is now a successful professor and chairman of illustration at Columbus College of Art & Design, as well as a very popular illustrator. His work has been featured on the cover of Time, Reader’s Digest, and many other magazines. Take that, guidance counselor!

Reader’s Digest back cover, March 2005

"Spring Training"
Illustration: C.F. Payne 

Read this inspiring story on how C.F. Payne inspires young people to follow their dreams. Back when he was a kid, Payne’s high school guidance counselor told him that that he would flunk out of school! Payne is now a successful professor and chairman of illustration at Columbus College of Art & Design, as well as a very popular illustrator. His work has been featured on the cover of Time, Reader’s Digest, and many other magazines. Take that, guidance counselor!