Rachael Mayo

Rachael Mayo is a fantasy and SF artist from the Kansas City, MO area. She earned a BFA in Illustration from University of Central Missouri in 1999. She considers art her foremost hobby and spends most hours outside her day job drawing and coloring fantastically detailed creatures. Rachael prefers traditional art media and specializes in combination techniques that include watercolor, colored pencil, paint pens, ink, acrylic, and 3-D objects. She also designs drawings to color, and has four coloring books published to date.

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1:00 PM | 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: Mike Kennedy

Panelists: Mike Kennedy, Rachael Mayo

Tracks: Meetup, General Interest, Art

3:00 PM | Location: Boomer B

Finding Your Artistic Passion

You're never too old or too young to find your art bliss! Art can be therapy, art can be a business, or art can just be art! Let's talk about how we can find this bliss and how to sustain it so it serves us and fulfills our lives.

Moderator: Peri Charlifu

Panelists: Peri Charlifu, Muriel Fahrion, Rubiee Tallyn Hayes, Rachael Mayo, Scott Zrubek

Tracks: Art, Maker, Health & Wellness

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

2:00 PM | Location: Boomer A

Mythology Art 101

Unicorns and griffins and dragons – oh my! Learn simple design and illustration techniques to bring your favorite mythological creatures to life on paper and screen.

Moderator: Jan S. Gephardt

Panelists: Jan S. Gephardt, Mitzi Bartlett, Peri Charlifu, Teddy Harvia, Rachael Mayo

Tracks: Fantasy, Comics, Art