Douglas will be accepting commissions for delivery at the show. For more information contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Douglas Paszkiewicz is a veteran in the comic book industry, having done work for Image, DC Comics, Mad Magazine and Topps Mars Attacks while keeping his own Independently Published work Arsenic Lullaby at the top of the heap in popularity and critical acclaim. His cartoonish yet skillfully precise drawing style is immediately recognizable no matter where they are featured.
Outside of comics he has recently done writing for the upcoming “Trip Tank” cartoon series from Comedy Central.
Among other critical acclaim his comic, Arsenic Lullaby, has been nominated for the industries two highest awards, the Harvey Award and the Eisner award for “Best Humor Publication”. Arsenic Lullaby was recently translated into Greek and published overseas where it was promptly nominated for Europe’s Comicdom Award. Using biting satire, bizarre plots, and morbidly charming characters, Douglas is one of the few who keeps fans interested as well as critics.
Douglas’ website is here.
Saturday, November 12
Grand Gallery D
NFTart what, why, and should you care
An unlikely pioneer in the NFT field is one of the most traditional art based comic illustrators, Douglas Paszkiewicz (Mad Magazine, Arsenic Lullaby). If he can understand it, you can. In this panel he’ll explain what they are, how they are made, sold, traded. Their impact on art, their impact on comics, and go over the praise, the concerns, and criticisms of this new medium. Are they the new “pogs”? Are they good or bad for the environment? Are they good or bad for traditional art? This will be in laymen’s terms and questions and even skepticism are welcome.
Sunday, November 13
Grand Gallery D
Secrets and techniques of comic book illustration
The difference between a bad comic book and a great comic book is more than just the art and story. Using your line to lead the eye, fool the reader, and create mood, it is using certain panel sizes for specific reasons. It is many subtle, simple but important techniques. In this panel Eisner Award nominated illustrator Douglas Paskiewicz shows you the secrets behind the magic. If you are hoping to break into the field, or just have a love for comics, this is a great panel to attend and learn the insider tricks that the pros use make a story that sucks in the readers and grabs hold of their imaginations.