- C.F. illustrates books, creates his own artwork, and teaches illustration. His artwork has appeared on the covers and in the articles of many famous magazines.
- C.F. created a line of United States postage stamps featuring famous singers.
Other books illustrated by C.F. Payne
- Lithgow, John. Remarkable Farkle McBride. Minneapolis, MN: Sagebrush Bound, 2003.
- Thayer, Ernest L. Casey at the Bat: Ballad of the Republic, Sung in the Year 1888. New York: Winslow Press, 2002.