Heroes Con 2013

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Mysterio. 2012. Watercolor on paper, 9 × 12″.

I don't know about you, but I'm ready for a Heroic weekend. Heroes Con is almost here! I'm leaving today for Charlotte, so no Friday post, but I thought I'd share a couple commissions. Mysterio is from Leeds last year (big thanks to Martin for providing the scan!), and Spidey is about to meet his new owner.

My schedule for the weekend:

Signing times are every hour on the hour. This helps to maximize my drawing time — I've gotten 10 commissions done so far and I hope to get 10 more done during the con. If I haven't contacted you yet, there's no guarantee I'll get it finished. But if money is no object, I'll have one piece available for the auction on Saturday night.

3:00pm — Paint a piece for the auction (this isn't official; I may paint at my table or up on stage)

12:30 — Marvel Artists Panel, Room 208ABC

2:30 — Daredevil Panel, Room 207AB

I'm at table AA-904. Feel free to stop by and say "hi."
Have a great weekend!

Spider-Man. 2013. Watercolor on paper, 9 × 12″.


  1. Ive been a long time fan of your work and your profile commisions in particular. The vibrancy and smoothness of your watercolors are amazing(rather..Superior, eh eh?)

    I have been kicking myself out of my comfort zone in art and teaching myself watercolors. I was wondering in you use watercolor soluable pencils for those neat and crisp washes ornis it all just paint and brush bc when I use the water colors, things tend to bleed out of the wanted lines regardless of tip or paper type.lol

    Just something to ask.

    Keep up the good work!

    1. I've been meaning to do a video on how I use watercolors, since it's the same for gouache and acrylics. For me, the secret is not having too much water. Your brush should be fully damp, but not dripping. Water is only the medium of delivery and too much can hamper control.

      So no, no wc pencils (though I have tried them before). Just watercolor and a #2 or #6 W&N brush (or Silverbrush Black Velvet) to keep thing under control. Maybe some day I'll actually get around to making a tutorial video.

    2. thanks for the tips and if you do make a video, i will look foreword to it!


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