Friday, 12pm: Panel: Future of Art and Artists in SF/F Ambassador Salon 2
Traditional and digital publishing is constantly, rapidly, evolving in SF/F. Publishers disappear and merge. Smaller ones arise. What are the implications for the visual arts in SF/F? Can artists make a living or are they migrating for their livelihoods? Pro artists discuss how they've evolved with the latest changes in publishing, creating revenue streams and art opportunities.
John Picacio (m), Kirbi Fagan, Carl Lundgren
Friday, 6pm: Who Is That Artist? Ambassador Salon 2
Our panelists and the audience look at images of SF and fantasy art and
suggest the name of the artist.
Murray Moore (m), John Picacio, Kirbi Fagan, Carl Lundgren
Saturday 2pm, Panel: Dressing A Fictional World Ambassador Salon 2
Clothes don't just make the man--they also make the character, their society, and their physical world. In this panel, experienced costumers team up with writers to build a world and determine how characters in it would dress, based on their physical, social, and personal background.
Aurora Celeste, Roberta Rogow, Deanna Sjolander, Kirbi Fagan, Mackenzie Morgan
Saturday, 4pm, Panel: Good, Bad, Ugly -- SF/F Cover Art & Design Mackinac East
What's good, what sucks, what could be better...a survey of covers, past and
present, of SF/F and comics, and talking about what works and what doesn't.
John Picacio (m), Saladin Ahmed, Scott H. Andrews, Kirbi Fagan
Locations subject to change.