Live Sketch Artists for Redwood
We invited local comic artists to a dress rehearsal of Redwood to sketch their impressions of the show. Check out the results below, along with a little background on each artist.
Graham is an Oscar-nominated cartoonist and animator living in Portland with his wife, and two boys. When he's not huddled inside of his house creating graphic novels like Peter & Ernesto for early readers, he spends the rest of his time working on feature films, animated shorts, video games, and indie comic books. He's rather fond of hockey and sloths. But never the two combined. Website: grickle.com, Twitter: @grickle, Instagram: grickle14.
Lucy is a professional Adventure Cartoonist and educator based in Portland. Her documented expeditions include rafting trips through the Grand Canyon, cutting-edge oceanography in the Pacific, and an expedition aboard the last wooden whaling ship in the world. Her talks and essays explore the intersections of community, authenticity, and financial sustainability for creators. She is the author of Baggywrinkles: a Lubber's Guide to Life at Sea, an educational memoir about her time working aboard tall ships, and 100 Demon Dialogues, a helpful guide to living with impostor syndrome. @LuBellWoo on both Instagram and Twitter.
Indigo is a life-long cartoonist and game designer, living and working in Portland since 1997. More information and samples of his work can be found at lunarbistro.com.
Julian is an Annie-nominated storyboard artist. He has worked in film and television on projects such as Coraline, ParaNorman, Kubo and the Two Strings,Bumblebee, Adventure Time (short), We Bare Bears, and more.
Sagan is a Portland-based artist with a focus on painting and drawing. She received her MFA in Studio Arts from Purdue University in Indiana in 2014 and was then brought on as the Foundations Coordinator and a Limited Term Lecturer. Since relocating to Portland four years ago, she has continued to grow as a figurative artist and instructor by teaching at Oregon State University, The Drawing Studio, The Chehalem Cultural Center, and LAIKA Animation Studios. She has also spent time coordinating youth classes through the Salem Art Association and various after school programs in the Portland metropolitan area. In her continual growth and exploration as an artist, she is so happy to illustrate the productions brought on by Portland Center Stage at The Armory.
Ron's work has appeared in all the major comics publishers in the United States, including Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Image, Dark Horse and IDW on properties as varied as FutureQuest, Spider-man, Supergirl, Predator and Star Wars. His own science fiction series Trekker is his signature project. Funded through a series of successful Kickstarters, it tells the on-going adventures of 23rd century bounty hunter Mercy St. Clair. ronrandall.com
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