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Friday, November 16
 

6:00pm

Artists That Have Influenced Me
Our panelists reveal the artists and art movements that have influenced their works.

Speakers
AB

Alan Beck

Alan F. Beck has been an artist, designer and illustrator for over 30 years doing work for many major corporations including book covers and magazine illustrations. His work has been exhibited in art shows and Science Fiction/Fantasy conventions all across the country. He has won... Read More →
HH

Heidi Hooper

Heidi Hooper is the dryer lint Lady -- Believe it or Not! Her unusual art is featured in Ripley's Believe it or Not Museums all over the world and in their books. She's also a two time winner of the prestigious Niche award, as has been the Artist Guest of Honor at Albacon and Heliosphere... Read More →
avatar for Nathan Lilly

Nathan Lilly

N.E. Lilly is the editor of SpaceWesterns.com, Everyday Weirdness, and Thaumatrope. He develops websites for Science Fiction professionals and organizations through GreenTentacles. He has designed artwork and illustrations for a variety of media and processes, such as stage productions... Read More →


Friday November 16, 2018 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Plaza IV Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

10:00pm

Demo: Painting in Lint with Heidi Hooper
Artist Heidi Hooper will show us how to collect and apply this unusual medium.

Speakers
HH

Heidi Hooper

Heidi Hooper is the dryer lint Lady -- Believe it or Not! Her unusual art is featured in Ripley's Believe it or Not Museums all over the world and in their books. She's also a two time winner of the prestigious Niche award, as has been the Artist Guest of Honor at Albacon and Heliosphere... Read More →


Friday November 16, 2018 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Art Show (Grand Ballroom C) Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
 
Saturday, November 17
 

10:00am

Workshop: Make & Take Starry Sunsets [Family Friendly]
Using basic resist and wash techniques, make a lovely watercolor sunset silhouette. All materials provided. Ages 7+.

Speakers
avatar for Lisa Hertel

Lisa Hertel

Artist, The Cogitation Zone
Lisa Hertel is an artist from a long line of artists. She specializes in clay and watercolors, but dabbles in many other media; her works are often the products of this cross-pollinization. Her recent materials include encaustics (wax painting) and alcohol inks. In her spare time... Read More →


Saturday November 17, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
The Gallery Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

11:00am

Tour of the Art Show with Artist Guest of Honor Gary Lippincott
Speakers
GL

Gary Lippincott

In this increasingly digital age, when images are more frequently painted with pixels than paint, Gary Lippincott remains an illustrator’s illustrator. His fantasy and faerie-themed artwork represent his mastery of a vibrancy and depth only possible in the traditional watercolor... Read More →


Saturday November 17, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
Art Show (Grand Ballroom C) Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

12:00pm

Workshop: Make & Take Polymer Clay Sculptures [Family Friendly]
Craft your own creatures with this self-drying clay!

Speakers
PT

Phillip Thorne

Interested in everything, especially if it can be organized and analyzed, except for sportsball. "Everything" includes LEGO bricks, vintage science magazines, international travel plans, linguistics, and macroeconomic time series databases. Affiliated with Philcon since 2001 as repeat... Read More →


Saturday November 17, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Art Show (Grand Ballroom C) Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

1:00pm

How Not to Die From Exposure
Artists are always being asked to work for exposure. When is working for free (or “on-spec”) a bad idea? When is it a good idea? How do you know the difference?

Speakers
avatar for Lisa Hertel

Lisa Hertel

Artist, The Cogitation Zone
Lisa Hertel is an artist from a long line of artists. She specializes in clay and watercolors, but dabbles in many other media; her works are often the products of this cross-pollinization. Her recent materials include encaustics (wax painting) and alcohol inks. In her spare time... Read More →
HH

Heidi Hooper

Heidi Hooper is the dryer lint Lady -- Believe it or Not! Her unusual art is featured in Ripley's Believe it or Not Museums all over the world and in their books. She's also a two time winner of the prestigious Niche award, as has been the Artist Guest of Honor at Albacon and Heliosphere... Read More →
TK

Tess Kissinger

30 years ago at Philcon 1980 - Tess Kissinger met Bob Walters, and the rest, as they say, is history. Actually, paleontology. Tess and Bob are two of the most famous dinosaur artists in the world. Recently they were chosen by the US National Park Service to paint the 80 foot long... Read More →
avatar for Nathan Lilly

Nathan Lilly

N.E. Lilly is the editor of SpaceWesterns.com, Everyday Weirdness, and Thaumatrope. He develops websites for Science Fiction professionals and organizations through GreenTentacles. He has designed artwork and illustrations for a variety of media and processes, such as stage productions... Read More →


Saturday November 17, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Plaza V Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

1:00pm

Workshop: Creative Drawing [90 Minutes]
Join artist Charlene D’Alessio for a drawing workshop. Materials and references will be provided.

Speakers
CT

Charlene Taylor D'Alessio

Charlene Taylor D'Alessio has been illustrating in the Fantasy and Science Fiction genre for over 30 years. She is known for her exquisite painted Ties, whimsical, colorful and humorous fantasy paintings of Cats, Dragons, Owls, & Hamsters and miniature astronomical pieces. A graduate... Read More →


Saturday November 17, 2018 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Art Show (Grand Ballroom C) Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

2:00pm

Presentation by Artist Guest of Honor Gary Lippincott
Saturday November 17, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Grand Ballroom A Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

3:00pm

Getting Started with Digital Art
What are the best art applications? Platforms? Where do I learn to use them? Is a digital pen and tablet needed?

Speakers
AB

Alan Beck

Alan F. Beck has been an artist, designer and illustrator for over 30 years doing work for many major corporations including book covers and magazine illustrations. His work has been exhibited in art shows and Science Fiction/Fantasy conventions all across the country. He has won... Read More →
avatar for Eric Hardenbrook

Eric Hardenbrook

Eric Hardenbrook is a fan, an author and an artist, generally in that order but not always. Eric's most recent work is being published in the Defending the Future series from E-spec books. He has been part of the team running the Watch The Skies science fiction and fantasy group and... Read More →
avatar for Nathan Lilly

Nathan Lilly

N.E. Lilly is the editor of SpaceWesterns.com, Everyday Weirdness, and Thaumatrope. He develops websites for Science Fiction professionals and organizations through GreenTentacles. He has designed artwork and illustrations for a variety of media and processes, such as stage productions... Read More →
RR

Ray Ridenour

I'm a long time fan (since 1966) and artist. At conventions I've exhibited paintings, drawings and stained glass windows. I've acted and sang in fan-musicals, been on many panels and have also moderated quite a few. Outside of fandom, I've created commercial displays for department... Read More →


Saturday November 17, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Crystal Ballroom Two Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

3:00pm

Workshop: How to Draw Dinosaurs! [Family Friendly]
Learn the basics of drawing dinos from a pair of pros!

Speakers
TK

Tess Kissinger

30 years ago at Philcon 1980 - Tess Kissinger met Bob Walters, and the rest, as they say, is history. Actually, paleontology. Tess and Bob are two of the most famous dinosaur artists in the world. Recently they were chosen by the US National Park Service to paint the 80 foot long... Read More →


Saturday November 17, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Art Show (Grand Ballroom C) Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

4:00pm

Workshop: DIY "Animation" [Family Friendly]
Go old-school and short-form in experiments with thaumatrope, zoetrope and flipbook. Color the pre-made strips or draw your own on templates!

Speakers
PT

Phillip Thorne

Interested in everything, especially if it can be organized and analyzed, except for sportsball. "Everything" includes LEGO bricks, vintage science magazines, international travel plans, linguistics, and macroeconomic time series databases. Affiliated with Philcon since 2001 as repeat... Read More →


Saturday November 17, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Art Show (Grand Ballroom C) Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

5:00pm

Demo: Watercolors with Alan Beck
Alan F. Beck will create a painting using watercolors.

Speakers
AB

Alan Beck

Alan F. Beck has been an artist, designer and illustrator for over 30 years doing work for many major corporations including book covers and magazine illustrations. His work has been exhibited in art shows and Science Fiction/Fantasy conventions all across the country. He has won... Read More →


Saturday November 17, 2018 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Art Show (Grand Ballroom C) Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

6:00pm

Workshop: Drawing The Costumed Figure
This is a life drawing workshop. We will draw models with minimal instruction provided. Volunteer models welcome.

Speakers
avatar for Lisa Hertel

Lisa Hertel

Artist, The Cogitation Zone
Lisa Hertel is an artist from a long line of artists. She specializes in clay and watercolors, but dabbles in many other media; her works are often the products of this cross-pollinization. Her recent materials include encaustics (wax painting) and alcohol inks. In her spare time... Read More →


Saturday November 17, 2018 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Crystal Ballroom Two Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
 
Sunday, November 18
 

12:00pm

Submitting Art to Magazines
Editors and art directors discuss their guidelines, pay rates, how they evaluate art for their magazine, and how to (politely) get their attention.

Speakers
TK

Tess Kissinger

30 years ago at Philcon 1980 - Tess Kissinger met Bob Walters, and the rest, as they say, is history. Actually, paleontology. Tess and Bob are two of the most famous dinosaur artists in the world. Recently they were chosen by the US National Park Service to paint the 80 foot long... Read More →


Sunday November 18, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Plaza IV Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

1:00pm

Demo: Digital Art Improv with N.E. Lilly
Nathan E. Lilly will create a digital illustration based on audience suggestions.

Speakers
avatar for Nathan Lilly

Nathan Lilly

N.E. Lilly is the editor of SpaceWesterns.com, Everyday Weirdness, and Thaumatrope. He develops websites for Science Fiction professionals and organizations through GreenTentacles. He has designed artwork and illustrations for a variety of media and processes, such as stage productions... Read More →


Sunday November 18, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Crystal Ballroom Two Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002