Rachael Mayo is a fantasy and sf artist from Kansas City, MO. She earned a bachelor’s degree in illustration from University of Central Missouri in 1999. She is a systems administrator who enjoys tormenting unsuspecting mainframes, but Rachael spends her free hours producing art.
Rachael specializes in combination techniques that include watercolor, colored pencil, paint pens, ink, acrylic, and shiny objects. She likes to create creatures with eye-searingly bright color schemes. Rachael produces private commissions and personal projects, but occasionally creates book covers and interior illustrations, primarily with small press publishers.
Friday, June 7, 2019 2:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner B
Here Be Dragons and Art
Dragons appear throughout legend, myth, and fairy tales from around the world and in art throughout the ages. Visual creators analyze the forms of these creatures in different cultures, as well as today's various sf artistic expressions of the ultimate fantastic beast.
Quick tips for creating your own inspiration! Panelists provide dozens of ideas and starter prompts for artists to use, the next time they just can't think of anything to draw. Bring a notebook as we share these brainstorming ideas.