Here we have a friendly, or perhaps not-too-friendly (I'll never tell which) alien designed for the potential graphic novel & film ADRIFT.
This is actually the second design I came up with for our extraterrestrial character here. The first was thinner, sporting a smaller head and was overall a bit more homo sapien in appearance.
After discussing it with Will & Joel it was decided we wanted to go with a more classic approach. Something more traditionally science fiction and could easily match the era of the 1950's - when the story takes place. And so, voilà! This is what we came up with.
Hope you dig it and I'll talk with you soon,
If you're in the area the wonderful CCART Art Show will going on in downtown Salisbury, MD from 4pm 'till. It's featuring a multitude of artists from the area, including yours truly. This will be the second year I've personally contributed to the show, this time around showcasing a number of prints of my comic book and illustrative work.Also in the show are two extremely talented ceramicists and very good friends of mine - Robert Johnson (cool name, right?) & Sarah Halcott from Amused Studios. They have on display a number of they're works, from clay pottery & mugs to handbuilt sculpture & ceramic drums.
CCART is also partnered up with Downtown Salisbury's monthly arts event, 3rd FRIDAY - which is celebrating the opening of Mojos, as well as the November Tree Lighting.
And in case you want to know a little more about CCART...
The Cavallaro/Cleary Visual Arts Foundation (CCART) is a 501 (c)3 charitable organization giving scholarships and awards to talented students pursuing professions in the visual arts. CCART serves nine counties in Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia, and is currently celebrating it's 12th year! 30% of ALL SALES go towards scholarship & award funds for up-and-coming artists. It's gonna be good times all around so definitely come on out.
Thanks all and I'll talk with ya soon,
CCART (Located in the Powell Building on the Downtown Plaza)
218 West Main St.
Salisbury, MD 21801
410-546-1068 / email@example.com
Lot of good stuff going on these days. One of them being this. Later this evening from 7-8:30 pm I'll be participating in a panel on "The Many Media of Young Adult Narrative" at Salisbury University, which is in conjunction with the One Maryland One Book program. Truly looking forward to this.I'll be accompanied by authors Michelle Ray (author of "Falling for Hamlet"), Cynthia Leitich Smith (author of the graphic novel "Tantalize: Kieren’s Story"), and graphic novelist and National Book Award for Young People finalist Gene Yang ("American Born Chinese"). Should be a hoot.
Also, right before the panel from 5:30 - 6:30 pm I'll be conducting an Introduction to Illustrating Comics workshop . Where we go through the process of illustrating an actual comic page - from reading the script to roughing out the page, onto to drawing & inking the page. It's going to be a great time. If anybody's interested in being a part of the workshop check out the link to Salisbury University's website right HERE, though I think there's only a couple spots left so you'll have to hurry.The entire panel and workshop are free to the public and takes place in Room 153 of Salisbury University’s Teacher Education & Technology Center. So feel free to stop by and say hi. See you there!
The Many Media of Young Adult Narrative
7 p.m. Thursday, November 3
Room 153 of SU’s Teacher Education & Technology Center