The Color Study for Reference
Sep
18
3:00 PM15:00

The Color Study for Reference

The Color Study for Reference
Speaker: Neilson Carlin

Description: In the glorious age of digital reference where anything and everything is literally at your fingertips, for some, life study is a still necessary component of the creative process. This live painting demonstration will address considerations for full figure study, including drawing tips, palette preparation and layout, and a step-by-step lay-in procedure.

Location: Lyceum Room (time and location subject to change)

 

2017 date is a placeholder only.  The descriptions are example of last years event and are in no way related to Artistacon 2017.

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Inking for Comics Artists Panel
Sep
18
1:30 PM13:30

Inking for Comics Artists Panel

Inking for Comics
Speakers: Mark Morales, Chris Ivy, and Matt Dalton

Learn the aspects of this unique craft from some of the best inkers in the comics industry. They will describe their working habits, tools of the trade and inking traditionally vs digitally

Location: Lyceum Room (time and location subject to change)

 

2017 date is a placeholder only.  The descriptions are example of last years event and are in no way related to Artistacon 2017.

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Painting a Low Chroma Portrait with John Wellington
Sep
18
1:00 PM13:00

Painting a Low Chroma Portrait with John Wellington

Painting a Low-Chroma Portrait with John Wellington
Speaker: John Wellington

Painting the low chroma portrait with white, black (low chroma blue-purple), raw sienna (low chroma yellow), and burnt sienna (low chroma red-orange to orange). Learn to utilize these colors to their fullest potential. This demo is the a perfect companion workshop to Value vs. Color

Location: Lyceum Hall - Studio 3

 

2017 date is a placeholder only.  The descriptions are example of last years event and are in no way related to Artistacon 2017.

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Visual Storytelling with Bob McLeod
Sep
18
11:00 AM11:00

Visual Storytelling with Bob McLeod

Visual Storytelling
Speaker: Bob McLeod

Description: This presentation will give guidelines concerning the art of visual storytelling, with comic art examples demonstrating each guideline. The participants will be led through creating a page of comic art with instruction on each discipline, beginning with how to use the script or plot, then panel layout, pencils, lettering, inks,and a discussion of approaching digital coloring. Participants will have the opportunity to complete panels of a page of art, with layouts to continue their work.

Location: Lyceum Room (time and location subject to change)

 

2017 date is a placeholder only.  The descriptions are example of last years event and are in no way related to Artistacon 2017.

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Writing for Comics with Mark Poulton, Pat Shand, Mike Dolce, Marc Lombardi
Sep
18
10:00 AM10:00

Writing for Comics with Mark Poulton, Pat Shand, Mike Dolce, Marc Lombardi

Writing for Comics ( Breaking-In)
Speakers: Mark Poulton, Pat Shand, Mike Dolce, Marc Lombardi

These writers will tell their unique stories of breaking into the comic book industry. They will break down their creative processes and methods. They will share the "nuts and bolts" of writing in this genre, discuss colloboration  and focus on submission processes. They will convey their expert advice to the next generation of storytellers

Location: Lyceum Room (time and location subject to change)

 

2017 date is a placeholder only.  The descriptions are example of last years event and are in no way related to Artistacon 2017.

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Creative Entrepeneurship with Jon Schindehette
Sep
17
5:30 PM17:30

Creative Entrepeneurship with Jon Schindehette

Ramp Up Your Creative Business
Speaker: Jon Schindehette

Ramping up your creative business mojo - tips and tricks to make your portfolio effective, improve your networking, ramp up your self- promotions and marketing.

Location: Quaker Meeting House, Main Room

 

2017 date is a placeholder only.  The descriptions are example of last years event and are in no way related to Artistacon 2017.


 

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Alla Prima Demo with Al Gury
Sep
17
5:00 PM17:00

Alla Prima Demo with Al Gury

Alla Prima Demo
Artist: Al Gury

Wet-on-wet, or Alla Prima (Italian, meaning at first attempt), is a painting technique, used mostly in oil painting, in which layers of wet paint are applied to previously administered layers of wet paint.

Location: Lyceum Room ( tIme and location subject to change)

 

2017 date is a placeholder only.  The descriptions are example of last years event and are in no way related to Artistacon 2017.

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Value Vs. Color with Jon Wellington
Sep
17
4:30 PM16:30

Value Vs. Color with Jon Wellington

Value vs. Colors
Speakers: John Wellington

Value vs Color: Painting the portrait in high chroma without the aid of blacks or browns, then reproducing the portrait in black and white to better understand the importance of value.

Location: Lyceum Hall - Studio 3

 

2017 date is a placeholder only.  The descriptions are example of last years event and are in no way related to Artistacon 2017.

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Visual Storytelling with Carl Potts
Sep
17
4:00 PM16:00

Visual Storytelling with Carl Potts

Visual Storytelling
Speaker: Carl Potts

Carl will present his world-renowned lecture on the art of sequential visual storytelling. His many years of writing, creating art for comics and being an Executive Editor at Marvel Comics gives him a unique insight into this artistic genre.

Location: Burlington Meeting House - Seminar Room (time and location subject to change)

 

2017 date is a placeholder only.  The descriptions are example of last years event and are in no way related to Artistacon 2017.

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Marketing and Social/Networking in Comics with Marc Lombardi
Sep
17
4:00 PM16:00

Marketing and Social/Networking in Comics with Marc Lombardi

Marketing and Social/Networking in Comics:
Speaker: Marc Lombardi

Marc will explore how social media has influenced - perhaps even transformed - the way people in the comics industry communicate and network with one another. With the advent of Social Media, not only can fans of artists and writers communicate with one another, but collaborate and develop working relationships. He will also discuss social media as a valuable asset for marketing oneself.

Location: Burlington Meeting House - Main Room (time and location subject to change)

 

2017 date is a placeholder only.  The descriptions are example of last years event and are in no way related to Artistacon 2017.

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Making Comics with Philip McNulty & Ryan Brady
Sep
17
2:00 PM14:00

Making Comics with Philip McNulty & Ryan Brady

Making Comics
Speaker: Philip McNulty and Ryan Brady

Making Comics! The First Step Towards Creating Comic Books

Phillip and Ryan help attendees create their own character, and share how to put those characters into a one-page origin comic. The lecture will cover basics such as character creation and design, and then move on to more advanced techniques of building a comic through storytelling and script basics.

Location: Burlington Meeting House - Main Room (time and location subject to change)

 

2017 date is a placeholder only.  The descriptions are example of last years event and are in no way related to Artistacon 2017.

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Drawing & Inking The Phantom with Mike Manley
Sep
17
1:30 PM13:30

Drawing & Inking The Phantom with Mike Manley

Drawing & Inking The Phantom
Speaker: Mike Manley

In this one of a kind demo, watch PHANTOM artist extraordinaire Mike Manley as he takes you through the creative process of inking a Phantom strip for publication.  Ask questions and participate in this symposium from one of comics most prolific and successful artists.

Location: Burlington Meeting House - Seminar Room (time and location subject to change)

 

2017 date is a placeholder only.  The descriptions are example of last years event and are in no way related to Artistacon 2017.

 

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Reference Photography for the Artist with Dave Palumbo
Sep
17
1:30 PM13:30

Reference Photography for the Artist with Dave Palumbo

Reference Photography for the Artist
Speaker: Dave Palumbo

Description: An overview on photo referencing for illustration, covering basic camera operation, lighting, and general discussion on tips and best practices, as well as examples of application.

Location: Lyceum Room (time and location subject to change)

 

2017 date is a placeholder only.  The descriptions are example of last years event and are in no way related to Artistacon 2017.

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Transmedia with Sean O'Reilly
Sep
17
11:30 AM11:30

Transmedia with Sean O'Reilly

Transmedia
Speaker: Sean O'Reilly (Arcana, Arcanamation)

This workshop provides a complete introduction to the medium, and to the craft, of writing stories in all their many forms. Attendees will learn the various styles of formatting (stand-alone stories, chapters in serialized stories, or full-length graphic novels) as well as how to tell and pace a story visually. In a collaborative environment, you develop your script, moving from initial ideas through creating a pitch, outline, and ultimately, the completed project.

Location: Burlington Meeting House - Main Room (time and location subject to change)

 

2017 date is a placeholder only.  The descriptions are example of last years event and are in no way related to Artistacon 2017.

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Creating Exciting Characters with Mike Gustovich
Sep
17
11:30 AM11:30

Creating Exciting Characters with Mike Gustovich

Creating Exciting Characters
Speaker: Mike Gustovich

In this lecture, Mike will guide you through creating exciting characters for your written or artistic endeavors. His creation of the Justice Machine was a  best selling independent comic book of the 1980s . Mike has worked on hundreds of characters through his comic career for publishers including Marvel, DC, First and Comico. Not only is he a writer, he is an well known penciler and inker as well.

Location: Burlington Meeting House - Seminar Room (tIme and location subject to change)

 

2017 date is a placeholder only.  The descriptions are example of last years event and are in no way related to Artistacon 2017.

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Painting the Eyes with John Wellington
Sep
17
to Sep 18

Painting the Eyes with John Wellington

Painting the Eyes and Other Features
Speaker: John Wellington

Capture the soul of your subject by getting the eyes just right.  Join John as he shows you how, and then stay after to give it a go yourself.  Bring your art supplies!

Location: Lyceum Hall - Studio 3

 

2017 date is a placeholder only.  The descriptions are example of last years event and are in no way related to Artistacon 2017.

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Technical Narrative with Renee Foulks
Sep
17
10:00 AM10:00

Technical Narrative with Renee Foulks

Technical Narrative
Speaker: Renee Foulks

Description: This lecture will explore the technical narrative, discussing design and principles of organization as conveyor of content. Topics will include shape, body language, value, local value as well as light and shade.

Location: Lyceum Room (time and location subject to change)

 

2017 date is a placeholder only.  The descriptions are example of last years event and are in no way related to Artistacon 2017.

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Self Publishing A Novel with Nicole Lombardi
Sep
17
10:00 AM10:00

Self Publishing A Novel with Nicole Lombardi

Self Publishing A Novel
Speaker: Nicole Lombardi

Learn the aspects involved in self publishing a novel.  Nicole will present her own personal journey into this market. Learn the "ins and outs" of self-publishing prose. She will discuss the process of publication of any book by its author without the involvement of an established publisher.

Location: Burlington Meeting House - Seminar Room (time and location subject to change)

 

2017 date is a placeholder only.  The descriptions are example of last years event and are in no way related to Artistacon 2017.

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Poster Art & Pop Culture Art with Dave Perillo and Ian Glaubinger
Sep
17
10:00 AM10:00

Poster Art & Pop Culture Art with Dave Perillo and Ian Glaubinger

Poster Art & Pop Culture Art
Speakers: Dave Perillo and Ian Glaubinger

Dave and Ian will conduct a panel based on getting your work into galleries, the pop culture art scene, and interpretive art of licensed properties for the poster scene in general.

Location: Burlington Meeting House - Main Room (time and location subject to change)

 

2017 date is a placeholder only.  The descriptions are example of last years event and are in no way related to Artistacon 2017.

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