01/08/2005. Contributed by Jessica Martin
DragonCon is the largest annual Science Fiction and Fantasy themed convention in the world with an attendance of around 20,000 people.
They are planning events for the 2005 Dragon*Con Art Show including the 5th annual Iron Artist contest, a large canvas on which all the artists can work (which will be sold at auction), an art salon, making art with live models, live music, demos, how-to's and other events.
This years Dragon*Con Art show programming will include representatives from DeviantArt as well as Adobe, DAZ-3D, Stardock Systems and Funcom.com. They will have artist guests such as Darrel Sweet and Gris Grimley. Here is a sampling of the c 40 program items we will have this year
- DeviantArt will be hosting two program items 1) NEW HORIZONS Sci-fi and Fantasy in the Digital Age and 2) From Page to Page - Evolving Hobby Fanart Into a Career.
- Finding Your Niche as an Artist by Paul Boyer (Stardock Systems).
- Book Cover Illustration - A How-To Guide (various artists from industry).
- GRIM VISIONS by guest artist Gris Grimley.
- Reality Based Fantasy - Adobe Photoshop (presented by Adobe).
- From Prose to Print: how to translate the written word to a visual story (various artists from industry).
- Digital Iron Artist (based on the TV show Iron Chef and hosted by Adobe).
- Books and Taxes for Artists.
The Dragon*Con Art show programming schedule is over at http://www.artshow.dragoncon.net/artshowhtml/dcarttrak2005.html
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