A VARIETY OF ARTISTS, CREATING AND SHOWCASING THEIR ART IN AN OPEN SPACE FOR YOU, THE PUBLIC.
ASK QUESTIONS, GET INSPIRED, ENJOY.
ARTISTS AT WORK
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Powers and capes and art, oh my! Join award-winning comic creator and Canadian Comic Book Hall of Fame inductee, Ken Steacy, as he brandishes a mighty marker and wields the magic of all thing’s superheroes.
Sneak a peek at the art for an upcoming zine featuring the comic strip, Numbskull. Hang out with Rachel Smith as a comic is transformed into an acrylic painting before your eyes.
Celebrating Into the Spider-Verse with Julien Pilon. Come and see how toned paper can enhance your illustrations as Julien brings Spider-Man to life in pen and ink.
11:30 AM-12:45 AM
You can judge a comic by its cover. It’s ok. We don’t mind. Check out this watercolour demo featuring cover art for Chelsea Sundher’s upcoming graphic novel project, Changeling.
12:20 AM-1:20 PM
Take a closer look at the fine work of embroidery with professional seamstress and cosplayer, Mimi Reaves. Be inspired to add this detailing to your cosplay toolkit.
1:00 PM-2:15 PM
Play-time with The Quadra Cats and Karen Gillmore! These space-travelling felines are expert explorers. Just see how well they explore acrylic and gouache.
1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Up your cosplay game. See first-hand as Christa performs magic with latex and tissue Special FX make-up. Your cosplay will never be the same!
2:30 PM-3:30 PM
Every comic book starts with a page. See how your blank canvas can be transformed into a wicked, one-page comic with artist, B. Brophy, as she creates a piece for the series Astronaut & Robot.
3:45 PM-4:45 PM
JOSHUAL ALLISON & RAE CLARKE
Follow-up our Behind the Lens panel with Costumer, Joshua Allison and Rae Clarke. Witness how aged clothing is created with an authentic weathered, worn look sure to please the most sharp-eyed audiences.
5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Art is an adventure! Join Dino & Panda and Lambie as they travel through the acrylic painting process with creator, Elaine Kao.
Inking your comic can be fun and freeing. Take a load-off and free-flow with A.D. Greenlees.