Paolo Rivera wins the 2013 Spectrum Fantastic Art Awards for Comics
The 20th Spectrum Fantastic Art Awards were announced this evening at the awards ceremony at…
Excited about my little postcard! Thanks @taramcpherson! #sugarfueled #taramcpherson #spectrum #spectrumfantasticartlive #sfal #sfal2 #spectrumfantastic (at Spectrum Fantastic Art Live 2)
Super cool to finally meet @taramcpherson & @shotgunsean at Spectrum. #sugarfueled #taramcpherson #sfal #sfal2 #spectrum #spectrumfantastic #spectrumfantasticart #spectrumfantasticartlive (at Spectrum Fantastic Art Live 2)
Spectrum. So Inspiring. Such amazing artists. #spectrum #spectrum2013 #kcmo
Back home from @SFantasticAL, Spectrum Fantastic Art Live.My expectations were absurdly high. And I’m in no way exaggerating to say they were blown away, destroyed, absolutely devastated the first evening. It was, hands down, the best.I split a booth with Justin and we…
Glad to get to see @taramcpherson! #sugarfueled #spectrum #spectrumfantasticartlive #taramcpherson (at Spectrum Fantastic Art Live 2)
Greg Manchess, Ron and Vanessa Lemen demos.
Documenting today at Spectum: Jon Foster oil demo and a balling Darth Vader.
Per requests last year, programming inside the hall prior to opening is “industry/trade focused” and is for exhibitors only. All programming and activities scheduled AFTER 4PM will be open to all 3-day attendees.
Spectrum Fantastic Art Opening Remarks & Interview
(Main Stage 1:00 – 1:45)
Arnie and Cathy Fenner open the show of the 20th Anniversary of Spectrum and its role as the bellwether of the best in Fantastic Art. Major announcement to follow.
Part Seen, Part Imagined: Charles Vess
(Main Stage 2:00 - 3:00)
When an artist illustrates a given text or develops a painting on their own how much should be shown and how much left to the viewers imagination? Does the viewer need to see every detail fully developed? How explicit or implicit should the artist be in order to collaborate with their audience?
Artist Empowerment: Using community and networking to protect the artist: techgnotic, Josh Wattles, Greg Spalenka, Peter de Sève
(Main Stage 3:00 – 4:00)
In an increasing competitive environment deviantART the world’s largest online artist community leads this panel of professionals on the tools, skills, and networks artists can use to build, grow and protect their careers.
4PM — Exhibit Hall opens to all 3-day ticket holders
Art Director Roundtable
(Main Stage 4:30 – 5:30)
Meet and mingle with some of the leading Art Directors working in the Fantastic Arts today.
Opening night party in the Grand Ballroom
(6PM – 9PM)
Enjoy music, free hors d’oeuvres, and a cash bar while you visit the artists’ booths, shop, and socialize. Commemorate being at SFAL2 with a picture in the free photo booth.
9PM exhibit hall closes.
10PM — ? Life drawing party atop the Aladdin Hotel, sponsored by The Art Department. Bring your pads, pencils, or Wacoms. Live models: this event is intended for mature artists. Free hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.