Showing posts from July 17, 2013

Find a New Hero Series: Paul Guinan

Multimedia artist Paul Guinan started out at First Comics, retouching the first manga translation published in the U.S., Lone Wolf and Cub. While at First, he co-created Cargonauts, a precursor to Firefly. Paul later co-created Chronos for DC Comics. With his wife, Anina Bennett, he created the groundbreaking science fiction series Heartbreakers. Paul’s art for their graphic novel Heartbreakers Meet Boilerplate was nominated for an Eisner Award, and in 2011 the couple was honored with Inkpot Awards. Most recently, he and Anina collaborated on the unique illustrated hardcover books Boilerplate: History’s Mechanical Marvel (in development as a feature film from producer J.J. Abrams) and Frank Reade: Adventures in the Age of Invention. 
Where do you find inspiration for your work?
In life. As a history buff I often incorporate historical events in my concepts. It's important for an artist to look at things outside of their own field. So, comic book artists should look at other forms of…

Fit Art Appreciation Into Your SDCC: Eidolon Fine Arts Booth

We spoke to Ryan of Eidolon Fine Arts to see what we should expect at their booth #4801 this year. He also gave us a sneak peek into what it is like behind the booth and where else we can find everything Eidolon Fine Arts has to offer.

At Eidolon Fine Arts, attendees will find a variety of media intended to engage with art that's a little outside of the norm. We've got books, ranging from monographs to sketchbooks and show catalogs, prints, and, of course, LOTS of original art. While these are all pretty standard items for SDCC, I like to think that our content is extends beyond pop culture and into something with a deeper resonance. I heavily believe in work that features humanistic values, work that speaks to us of us, and everything that the booth features draw upon these humanist values. Eidolon Fine Arts looks to provide our audience with insight, reflection, confrontation and a lasting dialogue with art. This year, we'll be featuring original art from Jason Shawn Alex…