C2E2 2012 – Sights and Sounds

One thing I love about comic conventions is all the original art on display.

Original art for sale.

Bernie Wrightson

Mike Ploog

The following are two John Buscema pages.
Asking price for both together – $30,000.

John Buscema

Sitting at the table next to me was Ashleigh Popplewell. She could double as an Ipad rep as now I’m sold on eventually getting one. Not are they only easier to lug around than a laptop, but you can get a Square and then have the ability to swipe credit cards.

Ashleigh Popplewell

Another artist on display was Freddie E. Williams II.

Freddie E. Williams II

Interesting seeing his set up as well. He uses markers for tones, but also jars of different percentages of water and india ink to get the gray tones he likes. This from the author of The DC guide to Digitally Drawing Comics.

Freddie E. Williams II - Convention sketch set up.

Wrapping up here with a short video from C2E2 2012.
Includes a little sketching by both George Perez and Joe Kubert.
Kubert demo moderated by Anthony Marques – Enjoy…

About Jim Keefe

Jim Keefe is the current artist of the Sally Forth comic strip, he is also the writer and artist of the Flash Gordon comic strip - both available at ComicsKingdom.com. A graduate of the Joe Kubert School, Keefe likewise teaches Comic Art. Teaching and speaking engagements include SVA in Manhattan, Hofstra’s UCCE Youth Programs, The University of Minnesota and most recently the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
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