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Con Artists: Heather Hitchman, Featured Artist

Con Artists: Heather Hitchman, Featured Artist

Reading Time: 8 minutes Heather’s Kitsune Collection from the Terratoff art series “Terratoff is a world where magic is the essence of all life and fantasy creatures reign. Born of a magical tree, the fauns rule over this mythical realm filled with creatures of magic such as unicorns, dragons, and many more. But when the supernatural… Read More

MetroCon 2018: The Masquerade Is Everything

MetroCon 2018: The Masquerade Is Everything

Reading Time: 8 minutes Metrocon 2018: The Masquerade Part Play. Part Dance Party. ALL Fan Service. (No, not that kind of fan service.) The Masquerade is on of the main events at MetroCon Tampa. It’s arguably THE main event at THE largest annual anime convention in Florida. It’s a once in a lifetime experience partially… Read More

MetroCon 2018: The Gayest Panel At The Convention

MetroCon 2018: The Gayest Panel At The Convention

Reading Time: 6 minutes MetroCon 2018: The Gayest Panel at The Convention “We are officially the gayest people at this con.” Stated our panel host to the five of us gathered in the room. It was two minutes before ‘The Gayest Panel at the Convention’ was due to start. Yes, you heard me right. The… Read More

Con Artists Featured Artist: Silver Root Studios

Con Artists Featured Artist: Silver Root Studios

Reading Time: 5 minutes Silver Root Studios Business Card Con Artist is pleased to introduce our featured artist for this week, Jesica Perez Bianciotto of Silver Root Studios. I came across Jesica’s work at MegaCon 2018 Orlando and it was striking. Rows of mugs with outlandish sneers and flasks leering mouths lined up beside shrunken… Read More

Con Artists: Justin Peterson, Featured Artist

Con Artists: Justin Peterson, Featured Artist

Reading Time: 9 minutes Justin Peterson and his work for Tijuana Flats in Winston Salem, NC Artist Alley at any convention is easily my favorite place. I love art, as I’ve said repeatedly. I’m also a huge fan of comic book style art. It’s probably my favorite style of art, edging out anime style art… Read More

Con Artists Featured Artist: Doug Hoppes of ShadowMyths

Con Artists Featured Artist: Doug Hoppes of ShadowMyths

Reading Time: 7 minutes Piece from ShadowMyths art ‘Moment In Time’ is an emotionally evocative painting. (Used by permission) Walking through Artist Alley in a Con can be one of the more fun experiences. It’s a soothing break from the rush of panels, events, and autographs. The work found there can range from fluffy fun,… Read More

Con Artists: World of Geekcraft at MegaCon Orlando

Con Artists: World of Geekcraft at MegaCon Orlando

Reading Time: 4 minutes Another week celebrating the art and artists who attend conventions. Welcome to another week of Con Artists, where we celebrate the art and artists that we meet as we travel to conventions. If you’ve been following our column then you know that these Con Artists aren’t trying to bilk you out… Read More