Eric Osborn

John Eric Osborn is the artist-writer-creator of We Promised Utopia by Literati Press, Enigma Machine, and Hiro Doggie: Space Corgi. He loves sci-fi, action, and figure drawing. This Oklahoma-based art director of Literati Comics, artist, and designer has artwork in comic shops, schools, newspapers, and stores throughout the country. He is selling comics, t-shirts, art prints, and commissions. He specializes in portraits, figure drawing, and sequential art. See his site for products, art gallery, and contact info.

Noon | Location: Embassy Hotel: Crimson Meeting Room

Dynamic Figure Drawing with JEO Creations

Bring your sketchpad and join us for a lesson on constructing and composing figures in dynamic poses! Learn the basics of constructing figures utilizing proportion and composition. Attendees will learn about its history from the great masters of art and comics. Join Eric Osborn (“We Promised Utopia,” “Hiro Doggie: Space Corgi,” Enigma Machine,” Literati Press Art Director) for a lecture and live demo on dynamic drawing techniques! For more information on the artist, go to (1 hour. Limit 28 participants.)

Moderator: Eric Osborn

Panelists: Eric Osborn

Tracks: Comics, Art, Workshop

Noon | Location: Boomer B

Commission Work: The Joys, Pitfalls and Just Plain Weirdness!

Seasoned artists share their tips to make commission transactions smoother or less painful as you're getting started in the art business. Learn how to place an order so both the artist and the buyer end up happy.

Moderator: Daniel Erickson

Panelists: Daniel Erickson, Mitzi Bartlett, Johnnie Johnson, Elizabeth Leggett, Harold Neal, Eric Osborn

Tracks: Business & Marketing, Comics, Art