Harold Neal is an Oklahoma artist who loves the dark and macabre, sci-fi, and literature. Neal’s love for art—which includes acrylic, impressionist paintings, pottery, jewelry, and sculpture—is often inspired by his love of literature, horror, and science fiction.
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5:00 PM | Location: Boomer B
Artists insert sf genre elements or monsters into reclaimed paintings and prints. Final works are up for sale in the Charity Sale and Auction. (Paintings provided.)
Moderator: Sherri Dean
10:00 AM | Location: Boomer B
Artists create new cover art for books in our charity collection. Books and their custom covers will be available for sale in the Charity Sale. (Books and cover paper provided.)
Moderator: James Hollaman
3:00 PM | Location: Boomer A
While fan art is intended as a tribute to the original work, some creators and collectors are concerned. It’s use of an artists' intellectual property by someone else—particularly when put out for sale. Where does homage end and plagiarism begin?
Moderator: Chaz Kemp
10:00 PM | Location: Embassy Hotel: Crimson Meeting Room
This is a chance for artists and fans to meet in a relaxed setting to talk all things art! Ask questions, share ideas, and socialize. (Hotel side)
Moderator: Mitzi Bartlett
Panelists: Mitzi Bartlett, Blair Bartlett - Alternate Realities Studio, Peri Charlifu, JR Daniels, Muriel Fahrion, Jan S. Gephardt, Teddy Harvia, Rubiee Tallyn Hayes, W J Hodgson, Bekah June, Mike Kennedy, Kimber, Luna Reign Cosplay, Harold Neal, Kathleen M O'Brien
9:00 AM | Location: Embassy Hotel: Interior Courtyard - Fountain
Join panelists in the hotel breakfast area for morning networking and conversation. BYO coffee, please.
Moderator: Mitzi Bartlett
Panelists: Mitzi Bartlett, Matt Cavanaugh, Charles Dane Clark, Cal Custard, Brenna Deutchman, Pete Dixon, Phillip Drayer Duncan, Muriel Fahrion, J.H. Fleming, Dara Fogel, PhD, Tim Frayser, Hall of Femme, Amber Hanneken, James Hollaman, Carolyn Kay, Chaz Kemp, Mike Kennedy, Kimber, Melinda LaFevers, Elizabeth Leggett, Lollalotus, Luna Reign Cosplay, Madi, Dennis McDonald, Mimic Rae, Harold Neal, Pigeon, Alan J Porter, Jeff Provine, R Karch Photography, Rook Riley, Rie Sheridan Rose, Rynaga, Bradley H Sinor, Sue Sinor, WandererTJ, Mel. White, Craig Wolf
11:00 AM | Location: Embassy Hotel: Interior Courtyard - Atrium
Bring your coloring book and colored pencils or markers, and join us for hang times hotel side. We'll offer some tips and techniques for a cleaner or messier look while you relax and color.
Moderator: Harold Neal
Noon | Location: Boomer B
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
3:00 PM | Location: Boomer B
What’s new in technique or medium? What art kludges have you discovered? We all have our favorite medium, tools, and tricks. Let’s get together and share some ideas!
Moderator: Peri Charlifu