Harold Neal

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

Thrifty Revisions: Adding SF Genre Elements to Thrift Store Paintings

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

Panelists: Sherri Dean, Mitzi Bartlett, Joshua Cook, Mike Kennedy, Rachael Mayo, Harold Neal

Tracks: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Art

10:00 AM | Location: Boomer B

Re-Covered Books, for Charity!

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

Panelists: James Hollaman, Peri Charlifu, W J Hodgson, Johnnie Johnson, Harold Neal

Tracks: Science Fiction, Art, Fantasy

3:00 PM | Location: Boomer A

Fan Art vs. Original Art

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

Panelists: Chaz Kemp, JR Daniels, Brenna Deutchman, Jovial Juggernaut, Harold Neal, Scott Zrubek

Tracks: Cosplay, Gaming, Art, Business & Marketing, Internet Life, Writing & Publishing

10:00 PM | Location: Embassy Hotel: Crimson Meeting Room

Late Night Artists Chat Vol. 2

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

Tracks: Art, General Interest, Meetup

11:00 AM | Location: Embassy Hotel: Interior Courtyard - Atrium

Coloring & Kicking It

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

Panelists: Harold Neal, James Hollaman

Tracks: Meetup, Art, General Interest

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

3:00 PM | Location: Boomer B

Teach An Artist New Tricks!

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

Panelists: Peri Charlifu, Tim Chessmore, Joshua Cook, Harold Neal

Tracks: Art